1. All Hail Juan Martin Del Potro, 2009 US Open Men's Tennis Champion

    Juan Martin Del Potro. Get used to that name, because, barring injury, you will be hearing it often in the years to come if you follow men's tennis. The soon-to-be 21-year-old Argentine Del Potro won his first major title last night in New York City...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about over 5 years ago 678 reads 0 comments

  2. Serena Williams Must Be Fined And Suspended Following Her Doubles Win

    UPDATE #2: After watching some of Serena's and Venus' press conference following their doubles victory, I am forced to stand by the tone of the original column below...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about over 5 years ago 1,115 reads 30 comments

  3. Roger Federer Defeats Novak Djokovic to Take 2009 Cincinnati Masters Cup

    Roger Federer is back—all the way back. And that is a most worrisome thought for his foes as the ATP Tour heads for New York City and the final major of 2009. Today's victim was Serbian Novak Djokovic...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about over 5 years ago 1,451 reads 6 comments

  4. Roger Federer Destroys Andy Murray at 2009 Cincinnati Masters

    So much for "The Streak." Roger Federer erased any doubts about his ability to defeat Scotland's Andy Murray today at the semifinals of the 2009 Cincinnati Masters. Prior to this match, Federer had been 0-4 against new world No...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about over 5 years ago 1,876 reads 23 comments

  5. Over and Out: Roger Federer World's Greatest After Tiger Woods' Open Failure

    Though I had recently raised questions regarding the state of Tiger Woods' game since his return from knee surgery, even I was stunned by Friday's result at Turnberry...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about over 5 years ago 2,659 reads 28 comments

  6. Roger Federer Surpasses Tiger Woods, Pete Sampras, and Rafael Nadal

    Switzerland's Roger Federer has defeated American Andy Roddick to claim his sixth Wimbledon crown in London, England. The epic contest will go down as one of the greatest matches in men's singles history held on Centre Court...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about over 5 years ago 2,280 reads 27 comments

  7. Roger Federer and Tiger Woods: Friends Heading in Different Directions

    Approximately 12 months ago, Tiger Woods was winning possibly the greatest of all his 14 major titles on one leg. It was an achievement so heroic and spectacular that it accomplished perhaps ...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about over 5 years ago 5,180 reads 27 comments

  8. Supermen: Orlando Magic Will Defeat Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

    LeBron James was the first Witness. Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers will soon follow in James' footsteps. The Orlando Magic will be your 2008-2009 NBA Champions...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about over 5 years ago 821 reads 13 comments

  9. Arizona Cardinals Defeat Donovan McNabb and the Philadelphia Eagles, 32-25

    For the Super Bowl-bound Arizona Cardinals, Sunday's NFC Championship against the Philadelphia Eagles could not have started any better...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about almost 6 years ago 625 reads 15 comments

  10. Dallas Cowboys' Terrell Owens Primed for Victory Over Rival Jason Garrett

    Update courtesy of Rob in the comments below: The Rams have hired Steve Spagnuolo—not Jason Garrett—to be their next head coach. As Rob notes, this means the Owens vs Garrett battle rages on in Dallas...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about almost 6 years ago 1,388 reads 27 comments

  11. Faltering Los Angeles Lakers Lose Second Straight Game, fall to Orlando Magic

    Though Kobe Bryant finished with a triple double, his poor shooting in the fourth quarter—three for 12 on field goal attempts during the final period—helped ensure that the Lakers would drop their second straight contest, 109-103...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about almost 6 years ago 158 reads 2 comments

  12. Radio Host: Donovan McNabb Likely To Face Fine for Phone Stunt

    Near the conclusion of the Philadelphia Eagles' 23-11 playoff triumph over the New York Giants, quarterback Donovan McNabb ran out of bounds after a short scramble...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about almost 6 years ago 2,071 reads 6 comments

  13. Eagles-Giants: Lackluster McNabb Struggles In Philadelphia's Win

    Fortunately for Donovan McNabb, winning solves everything. The critics of the Eagles' signal-caller will find plenty of grist for their collective mill from McNabb's playoff performance today against the New York Giants...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about almost 6 years ago 180 reads 8 comments

  14. Despite His Loss, Forrest Griffin Wins New Fan

    I have never been a Forrest Griffin admirer. I've always felt he was over-hyped, always thought he was a mediocre fighter relative to other talents in the UFC, and I still believe Quinton "Rampage" ...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about almost 6 years ago 1,154 reads 8 comments

  15. Dallas Cowboys Get X-Mas Scheduling Gift For Crucial Philadelphia Eagles Tilt

    To some, the just-announced decision by the NFL (and, presumably, FOX network) to change the start time of the critical Dallas Cowboys-Philadelphia Eagles contest from the original ...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about almost 6 years ago 1,000 reads 11 comments

  16. Unstoppable: Bernard Hopkins Dominates Kelly Pavlik

    Boxing legend wins lopsided unanimous decision over fighter 17 years his junior Bernard Hopkins thoroughly outclassed Kelly Pavlik in all facets of their matchup on Saturday night in Atlantic City...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about 6 years ago 323 reads 0 comments

  17. Vitali Klitschko Destroys Sam Peter, Silences Critics

    It had been a long four years for the Ukrainian giant nicknamed Dr. Ironfist. Since his eight round destruction of Danny Williams in 2004, then-WBC Heavyweight Champion Dr...

    Paul F. Villarreal Written by Paul F. Villarreal about 6 years ago 344 reads 6 comments