1. Is Greg Oden Over Kevin Durant a Bowie Over Jordan Redux for Portland?

    Looking up to the rafters in the Rose Garden, Portland Trail Blazer fans proudly gaze at the championship banners hanging there from the Jordan era. Oops! My mistake. Or maybe it was Portlands...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 4,302 reads 140 comments

  2. The Chicago Cubs Will Win the World Series in 2010—"If"

    I think I wrote this story several years ago. Why is it with the Cubs that every year seems like the movie Groundhog Day, where the same scenario keeps repeating itself year in and year out? Of course, their favorite saying is, "Wait until next year...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 983 reads 12 comments

  3. Who Would You Pick Between Kobe Bryant, Larry Bird, and Magic Johnson?

    A while back, Rick Reilly, then with Sports Illustrated, wrote a column declaring that Kobe Bryant was better than Michael Jordan...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 1,251 reads 68 comments

  4. Is Tiger Woods The Greatest Golfer Ever -- Or Is He Vastly Overrated?

    Now that one of the biggest events in recent memory is about to happen with the return of Tiger Woods, at least according to the media who are prone to overhyping such things, the time has come to look at his legacy and if he really is worth the hype...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 2,422 reads 102 comments

  5. Should Dwight Howard Be Suspended for His Hard Foul on Derrick Rose?

    As Yogi Berra would say, it was like deja vu all over again watching Dwight Howard swat Derrick Rose out of the air and send him crashing to the court last night in Orlando on the TNT Game of the Night...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 1,197 reads 30 comments

  6. Seattle's Milton Bradley Needs To Let His Hatred for the Chicago Cubs Go

    "I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and doggonit, people like me." That was not a quote from Milton Bradley, formerly of the Chicago Cubs, and about a fourth of the teams in baseball...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 196 reads 8 comments

  7. LeBron James Changes His Number: Does That Mean He Wants to Play for the Bulls?

    Is LeBron James going to be wearing the Bulls' horns next year? That thought originally crossed my mind when he mentioned in November that he was thinking of changing his No. 23 out of respect for his hero, Michael Jordan...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 1,889 reads 78 comments

  8. Tiger Woods Press Conference: A Bogey of an Apology

    To properly set up his press conference on Friday for those in attendance and the millions watching at home, Tiger Woods should have shown a clip from the movie "Shampoo," so everyone would know exactly why they were there...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 1,214 reads 2 comments

  9. Now That Frank Thomas Is Retired, Is He Really a Hall of Famer?

    With former Chicago White Sox star Frank Thomas announcing his retirement on Friday, the thought crossed my mind to what his legacy will be. Just a few years back, there were questions whether he would be a Hall of Famer...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 3,411 reads 203 comments

  10. White Sox Owner Jerry Reinsdorf Better Stay Out of Chicago Cubs Business

    White Sox general manager Kenny Williams is known for saying, "He better stay out of Chicago White Sox business." That was a reference to Frank Thomas commenting on the team when he was no longer playing for them...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 1,089 reads 7 comments

  11. Dumb Call Helps Saints' Payton Beat Colts' Peyton in the Super Bowl

    Now that I've had a chance to peruse all of the post Super Bowl articles, I'm shocked to see how many scribes have gone out of their way to shower Saints coach Sean Payton with the genius label...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 736 reads 100 comments

  12. The Chicago Bears Hire Of Mike Martz Doesn't Show Much Smartz

    As the news came over the airwaves that the Chicago Bears have hired Mike Martz to run their offense, my thoughts turned to Lovie Smith wins again. Not on the field where it matters, but in getting his guy to be the offensive coordinator...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 447 reads 6 comments

  13. The Reason Every NFL Fan Should Watch the Pro Bowl Tonight

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 222 reads 2 comments

  14. Are You Joakim: Noah Should Be On The NBA All-Star Team

    I suppose I shouldn't be greedy with Derrick Rose becoming the Chicago Bulls first all-star since Michael Jordan in 1998, but I really think Joakim Noah got jobbed not making the team...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 818 reads 50 comments

  15. Tim Tebow, Abortion, and The Super Bowl

    Just like a--holes, everyone has an opinion and that's fine. I just don't want to hear that opinion when it comes to religious beliefs. Using the Super Bowl as the platform for an anti-abortion commercial is not the right place or time...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 560 reads 34 comments

  16. If Mark McGwire Returns to Baseball, then Pete Rose Should Too

    I never thought I would be saying this, but I think it's time for Pete Rose to be allowed back into the game of baseball...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 317 reads 35 comments

  17. The NBA Should Take the All-Star Game Vote Away from the Fans

    Lately, the subject has come up if fans should be allowed to vote for the NBA All-Star game starting lineup because of the possibility of Tracy McGrady and Allen Iverson both being voted in as starters...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 555 reads 10 comments

  18. Should Mark McGwire Be in the Hall of Fame After Admitting Steroid Use?

    Mark McGwire’s hands were tied when he finally admitted he had used performance-enhancing drugs yesterday. Once he accepted the job with St. Louis, it was only a matter of time before he answered the questions that were out there about him...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 833 reads 42 comments

  19. Can the Chicago Bears Turn the Team Around the Same Way the Blackhawks Did?

    I know I'm going to get grief for this, but the thought crossed my mind the other day, and like Degrassi High on the N network, I go there...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 406 reads 2 comments

  20. CHICAGO BEARS PICK MONEY OVER WINNING BY DECIDING TO KEEP LOVIE SMITH

    Watching team president (accountant) Ted Phillips standing up at the podium representing the accounting firm of McCaskey and McCaskey made my mind drift back to the Academy Awards as I awaited ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 457 reads 1 comments

  21. Are the Chicago Cubs Trying Out for the "Biggest Loser" TV Show?

    Watching highlights of new Chicago Cub centerfielder Marlon Byrd running the bases makes me wonder if the Cubs are trying out for “The Biggest Loser...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 799 reads 9 comments

  22. Is Chicago Bears Quarterback Jay Cutler a Bust?

    The timing might not be perfect for this after Jay Cutler threw for four touchdowns, including the game-winning 39-yard touchdown pass to Devin Aromashodu in overtime to defeat the Minnesota ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 1,301 reads 27 comments

  23. Gutless Indianapolis Coach Jim Caldwell Blows Colts' Perfect Season

    Sports are more than just playing a game. That's a part of it, but it's also about history when the circumstances dictate. The 1972 Miami Dophins are the only team in NFL history to go undefeated and win the Super Bowl...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 934 reads 15 comments

  24. NASCAR'S Jimmie Johnson AP Athlete of the Year: Are They Kidding?

    Upon hearing the news that Jimmie Johnson won the AP Male Athlete of the Year award, I have to admit that I was perplexed.  I thought he retired years ago to his yacht after leaving the Miami Dolphins in the "good hands" of his buddy Dave Wannstedt...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 371 reads 68 comments

  25. Brian Kelly Sends A Bad Message Coming To Notre Dame

    I'm not going to comment on whether hiring Brian Kelly was a smart move for Notre Dame. I'm not going to critique his coaching skills. The issue I have is the timing of the hire...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 1,150 reads 62 comments