1. There Is Only One Option for Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami

    LeBron James took control of the Miami Heat ’s offseason the moment he opted out of the final two years of his contract, and he is continuing to control the situation as the NBA ’s free-agency period has officially begun...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 8 days ago 10,074 reads 0 comments

  2. Why Couldn't Amar'e Stoudemire Follow the Lead of the Miami Heat's Big 3?

    Following four consecutive seasons where Amar ’e Stoudemire averaged more than 20 points and eight rebounds per game in Phoenix, the Suns offered Stoudemire a long-term max deal worth $96...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 11 days ago 79,884 reads 381 comments

  3. Five Reasons Why Carmelo Anthony Should Leave the New York Knicks

    Despite numerous pleas by New York Knicks president Phil Jackson, Carmelo Anthony officially opted out of the final year of his contract and became an unrestricted free agent earlier this week...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 11 days ago 1,251 reads 0 comments

  4. Breaking Down Tiger Woods' Opening Round at the Quicken Loans National

    The fact that Tiger Woods struggled through his first 13 holes during Round 1 of the Quicken Loans National was not overly surprising when you consider that it had been three-and-a-half months since Woods last teed it up at a professional event...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 13 days ago 1,635 reads 2 comments

  5. LeBron James' Decision Has Sent a Message to Wade, Bosh and Heat Organization

    On Tuesday morning, LeBron James ’ agent Rich Paul informed the Miami Heat that James had decided to opt out of the final two years of his contract, as reported by Chris Broussard of ESPN...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 15 days ago 21,584 reads 56 comments

  6. For LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, Opting out Was a Financial No-Brainer

    On Monday, Carmelo Anthony officially informed the New York Knicks of his decision to opt out of the final year of his contract...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 15 days ago 689 reads 0 comments

  7. Signing Carmelo Anthony to a Max Deal Will Be a Large Risk for Any Organization

    Carmelo Anthony will inform the New York Knicks of his decision to opt out of the final year of his contract and become an unrestricted free agent Monday, according to Marc Stein of ESPN New York ...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 17 days ago 947 reads 3 comments

  8. Breaking Down Dwyane Wade's Unenviable Decision

    Based on the direction Dwyane Wade decides to go in with his two-year contract option, someone is going to lose. That much is all but inevitable...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 19 days ago 81,213 reads 420 comments

  9. Dwyane Wade's Decision Will Determine the Future of LeBron James and Miami Heat

    After being trounced by the San Antonio Spurs in just five games during the 2014 NBA Finals, it is clear that the Miami Heat no longer possess the tools necessary to win NBA titles...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 20 days ago 46,451 reads 71 comments

  10. 2014 US Open Television Ratings May Have Been Lowest in History

    It was clear to most that between Tiger Woods being at home rehabbing from back surgery, Phil Mickelson being out of contention and Martin Kaymer running away with the tournament, the television ratings for the 114th U...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 22 days ago 2,093 reads 5 comments

  11. 2014 U.S. Open: When Did American Golf Fans Lose Their Manners?

    If you are one of the 90 percent of U.S. Open patrons that were model golf fans over the weekend at Pinehurst , please do not continue reading this article. However, if you are one of the 10 percent of U...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 23 days ago 1,146 reads 2 comments

  12. 2014 US Open: Golf Is in Desperate Need of a Great Week

    You know that the game of golf is in trouble when the two most exciting events to happen this season have been Rory McIlroy calling off his engagement to tennis star Caroline ...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 29 days ago 1,462 reads 3 comments

  13. Tom Watson Says That Tiger Woods Is an Automatic Ryder Cup Pick If Healthy

    During an interview with Jeff Ritter of Golf Magazine , 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson confirmed that if Tiger Woods is healthy, he will be an automatic captain's pick...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 1 month ago 4,396 reads 11 comments

  14. The San Antonio Spurs' Bench Smokes out the Miami Heat in Game 1

    On a night when temperatures inside the AT&T Center climbed to over 90 degrees due to an air conditioner malfunction, it was the San Antonio Spurs bench that came to the rescue during Game 1 of the NBA Finals ...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 1 month ago 563 reads 0 comments

  15. When Will Phil Mickelson's Sponsors Begin Jumping Ship?

    One would have to assume that Phil Mickelson ’s financial services sponsors cringed at the sight of one of their spokesmen standing in front of the media and addressing questions ...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 1 month ago 8,562 reads 57 comments

  16. Phil Mickelson Investigated by FBI, Golf's Real Action Remains Outside the Ropes

    Forget the fact that the game of golf is completely void of a superstar right now. Forget the fact that Adam Scott reached the No...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 1 month ago 8,394 reads 8 comments

  17. Is Rory McIlroy Back After His Win at the BMW PGA Championship?

    Just days after calling off his engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki , Rory McIlroy rallied from seven strokes back to capture his biggest win since the 2012 PGA Championship...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 1 month ago 1,788 reads 1 comments

  18. Adam Scott Has Shown Us Why the World Golf Ranking Has Become Meaningless

    Adam Scott bolted into the No. 1 position in the Official World Golf Ranking this week by, well, doing almost nothing over the past six months...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 1 month ago 9,068 reads 31 comments

  19. Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki Call off Their Engagement

    Rory McIlroy has called if his engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki just days after the couple sent out their wedding invitations...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 1 month ago 1,663 reads 1 comments

  20. Why the Players Championship Will Evolve into a Major

    The debate over whether or not the Players Championship should be considered a major is as much a part of golf’s spring tradition as the azaleas blooming at Augusta National ...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 1 month ago 1,518 reads 21 comments

  21. The PGA Tour Has a Winning Problem

    Despite a complete nosedive in television ratings every time Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are absent from a tournament, the PGA Tour has been attempting to convince the ...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 2 months ago 6,767 reads 5 comments

  22. Matt Kuchar's Sunday Afternoon Troubles Continue Despite Win at RBC Heritage

    At first glance, most would assume that Matt Kuchar was finally able to rid himself of his Sunday afternoon demons with a final-round score of 64 at Harbour Town Golf Links, ...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 3 months ago 1,387 reads 0 comments

  23. Tiger Woods' Masters Absence Sends Television Ratings and Ticket Prices Plunging

    It is no secret that Tiger Woods has been the main driver in the PGA Tour’s transformation from a low-budget traveling circus into a billion-dollar organization ...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 3 months ago 4,338 reads 12 comments

  24. Is It Far Too Soon to Say the Tiger Woods Era Has Ended in Golf?

    On Tuesday, April 1, Tiger Woods announced through his website that he had undergone successful microdiscectomy surgery for a pinched nerve that had been causing him back pain since late last year...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 3 months ago 2,989 reads 13 comments

  25. Was Bubba Watson Given a Free Pass at the Arnold Palmer Invitational?

    When Bubba Watson withdrew from last week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational citing allergies after carding an opening-round 83, which included an 11 on the par-five sixth, it appeared to be somewhat of a laughing matter...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 4 months ago 4,916 reads 11 comments