1. Will Sloane Stephens' Muscles Put Her over the Top in Women's Tennis?

    Sloane Stephens is a tennis player. She played in an Australian Open semifinal Thursday. But she's built more like an Olympic sprinter or lightweight boxer...

    Mark Smoyer Written by Mark Smoyer about almost 2 years ago 2,620 reads 6 comments

  2. US Open Tennis 2012: Andy Roddick Retiring in Perfect Style

    If anyone was going to announce his retirement the way Andy Roddick did on Thursday at the US Open, it was Andy Roddick...

    Mark Smoyer Written by Mark Smoyer about over 2 years ago 788 reads 21 comments

  3. Melky Cabrera Suspension Stirs Revulsion for Baseball Fan

    I hate baseball. The doping in sports, for me, hurts most in baseball. The pain had subsided in the past couple years. Now it is as sharp as ever...

    Mark Smoyer Written by Mark Smoyer about over 2 years ago 3,596 reads 56 comments

  4. Olympic Track Results 2012: 10,000 Meters Medals for Mo Farah, Galen Rupp

    In huge breakthroughs for Great Britain and the United States, Mo Farah won gold and Galen Rupp silver in the men's 10,000 meters final Saturday at the London Olympics . Farah's gold was Great Britain's first ever in the event...

    Mark Smoyer Written by Mark Smoyer about over 2 years ago 21,257 reads 13 comments

  5. Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant and the Top 10 NBA Guard Combos of All Time

    Even devout Laker-haters can't help imagining the brilliant basketball possibilities of Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant in the L.A. backcourt...

    Mark Smoyer Written by Mark Smoyer about over 2 years ago 35,082 reads 124 comments

  6. London 2012 Olympic Preview: What Track Results at Paris Diamond League Reveal

    The first Diamond League track and field meet since the U.S. Olympic trials played out in Paris on Friday, giving a forecast for some of the most anticipated events at the London Games...

    Mark Smoyer Written by Mark Smoyer about over 2 years ago 3,302 reads 0 comments

  7. Olympic Trials 2012 Runoff: Why Would Jeneba Tarmoh Pass on Olympic Opportunity?

    Jeneba Tarmoh's decision not to participate in a 100-meter runoff and instead give up her claim to an Olympic berth raises a simple question. "Who are you?" Tarmoh seems content to have the answer to that question continue to be, "Nobody...

    Mark Smoyer Written by Mark Smoyer about over 2 years ago 14,390 reads 49 comments

  8. Asafa Powell Pulls Out of Potential Clash with Olympic Favorite Usain Bolt

    Reigning Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt's 2012 debut at 100 meters took a hit Friday when Asafa Powell, one of the few sprinters talented enough to test Bolt, withdrew from Saturday's Jamaican Invitational...

    Mark Smoyer Written by Mark Smoyer about over 2 years ago 1,273 reads 0 comments

  9. 2012 Olympics: U.S. Wrestler Rulon Gardner Ends Comeback Bid

    Rulon Gardner, the massive U.S. Greco-Roman wrestler who stunned the Olympic world when he beat unbeatable Russian Alexander Karelin at the 2000 Sydney Games, has given up in his comeback bid for this summer's London Games...

    Mark Smoyer Written by Mark Smoyer about over 2 years ago 4,121 reads 0 comments