1. Peyton Manning: Another Old Guy Trying to Hang on to Glory

    "Old guy" is a relative phrase. Anyone in his 30s is usually considered in the prime of his life; however, in pro football, especially at the quarterback position, a player is usually beyond his glory days by 35...

    Pamela Dawes Written by Pamela Dawes about over 2 years ago 185 reads 0 comments

  2. Rickie Fowler: The Anna Kournikova of the PGA

    Every success in professional sports should be measured by achievement. Why is it then that there exist a few who seem to get by on hype and looks alone? The best example was the comely Anna Kournikova...

    Pamela Dawes Written by Pamela Dawes about over 2 years ago 1,743 reads 5 comments

  3. Andy Murray: Why He Will Likely Never Win a Grand Slam

    The US Open men's final has two familiar combatants in 2011: Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Once again, Andy Murray, the dour Scot is forced to sit out another Grand Slam final...

    Pamela Dawes Written by Pamela Dawes about almost 3 years ago 588 reads 10 comments

  4. PGA Drama at Firestone: How Steve Willams Missed His Chance at Redemption

    With apologies to English author G.K. Chesterton who first coined the phrase, Steve Williams should take note of its implications. "It is always the secure who are humble." Williams has not always been a fan or media favorite...

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  5. "Paddy, Paddy, Paddy": How Even Rory Recognizes the Sound and the Fury

    During his press conference after the third round of the U.S. Open, Rory McIlroy was asked about Padraig Harrington's comment that not only would Rory surpass Tiger's 14 Majors,but he was the one who would chase down Jack's record of 18...

    Pamela Dawes Written by Pamela Dawes about 3 years ago 228 reads 0 comments

  6. Curling: Canadians on Ice Without Skates, Sticks or Concussions

    Although many sports fans are unlikely to include curling on their list of most-watched events, this past week has illustrated to those north of the 49th parallel that hockey need not be the only competitive game on ice worthy of their support...

    Pamela Dawes Written by Pamela Dawes about over 3 years ago 118 reads 0 comments

  7. Super Bowl XLV: Head Games, Hair and Higher Powers

    Forty-five years ago, the first Super Bowl was played with far less fanfare than the much anticipated contest this Sunday. On Jan. 15, 1967, it's fair to say that few could have predicted the hype that this game generates...

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  8. Steelers' 'We Are Family' Theme Carries On: Remember Sister Sledge?

    Back in 1979, the city of Pittsburgh was home to two winning franchises and celebrated the year by borrowing from the tune "We are Family" by Sister Sledge...

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  9. Steelers, Jets, Bears and Packers Vie for Titles: Does God Play for Any of Them?

    A local sportswriter stated that "God is on the side of the New York Jets" and that Gang Green's belief in this assertion would propel them into the Super Bowl...

    Pamela Dawes Written by Pamela Dawes about over 3 years ago 249 reads 3 comments