1. Michael Vick: He Can Save Football Without Us Forgiving Him

    Michael Vick is the sociopath the NFL needs this season. He is talented, fearless and an ex-con dog-killer turned hero who is set to begin a redemptive journey. He is going to try to save football, and I will gladly watch every minute of it...

    Robert Lipsyte Written by Robert Lipsyte about almost 3 years ago 69 reads 5 comments

  2. Derek Jeter: It's Time To Say Goodbye to a Man We Barely Know

    Shoot me. I’m starting to feel sorry for Derek Jeter. There’s almost always a feeling of letdown after a record is broken. After all, it was the chase that was so exciting, the anticipation...

    Robert Lipsyte Written by Robert Lipsyte about 3 years ago 2,573 reads 22 comments

  3. Derek Jeter's 3,000th Hit: Can We Get This Over With Already?

    Honestly, guys, are you really holding your breath until Derek Jeter hits 3,000? Do you really care that much anymore? Why? As we move inexorably (Jeter could move a little ...

    Robert Lipsyte Written by Robert Lipsyte about 3 years ago 2,044 reads 41 comments

  4. 2011 U.S. Open Golf: Tiger Woods Is the Mike Tyson of Golf

    The Cult of Tiger Woods, a rapturous sect of fundamentalist golf fans, still believes that its messiah will get his game and life together...

    Robert Lipsyte Written by Robert Lipsyte about 3 years ago 1,041 reads 1 comments

  5. Roger Maris: The Greatest Slugger the Press Box Hacks Won't Let in the Hall

    This was the month my all-time favorite slugger found his groove; by the end of May he had 12 home runs and was on his way to a new record. That was 50 years ago...

    Robert Lipsyte Written by Robert Lipsyte about 3 years ago 2,388 reads 9 comments

  6. NFL Lockout: Could Donald Trump Help Kill the 2011 Season?

    Not even Kobe Bryant's mouth, Barry Bonds testicles or Donald Trump’s hair managed to distract me from my current major dread, the looming winter without pro football. I’m afraid the cancellation of the season is a possibility...

    Robert Lipsyte Written by Robert Lipsyte about over 3 years ago 2,477 reads 11 comments

  7. Derek Jeter and Steroids: He Just Says No? He's Not Trying Hard Enough

    I tell you I would have drafted Derek Jeter in a fantasy minute if I was sure he would follow a responsible steroids regime. But he’s an icon with a sense of righteousness, a determination to be a role model...

    Robert Lipsyte Written by Robert Lipsyte about over 3 years ago 5,914 reads 25 comments

  8. NCAA Final Four Porn: Coach K Calls It "Uplifting," but I'll Watch Anyway

    I hate the Final Four. It’s the porn of sports. Not that I necessarily hate porn. Only when it pretends to be something else, like uplifting, educational or “genuine” ...

    Robert Lipsyte Written by Robert Lipsyte about over 3 years ago 2,144 reads 11 comments