1. The Tiger Woods Circus Isn't About Racism

    Foxsports.com writer Jason Whitlock is not one to hold back on what he thinks. Quoth the Whitlock: “Armed with the supposition that this brown-skinned golfer has irreversibly harmed an ...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 5 years ago 5,991 reads 20 comments

  2. Is Manny Pacquiao on Steroids?

    There is an old saying that the third time someone calls you a horse, it’s time to go shopping for a saddle. Floyd Mayweather Sr...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 5 years ago 14,131 reads 27 comments

  3. The Super Six Super-Middleweight Tournament: Ready for Stage 2

    Some observations from Stage 1: - Perhaps the biggest news of Stage 1 of the tournament was that Stage 1 of the tournament actually took place...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 5 years ago 2,151 reads 1 comments

  4. Tiger Woods: Should We Have Expected Any Different?

    Once again, one of society’s preeminent personalities has been exposed as a philandering cad. Oh, the shock of it all...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 5 years ago 706 reads 3 comments

  5. Why Floyd Mayweather Will Beat Manny Pacquiao

    For several months now, ever since the realistic possibility of a Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather fight had begun to loom, I’ve been sifting my brain to try to determine who I thought would win...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 5 years ago 4,329 reads 28 comments

  6. White Sox—Orioles: Chicago Power Outage

    Jose Contreras got roughed up for the third time in three starts, as the White Sox dropped the first of a three-game set to the Orioles 10-3...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about over 5 years ago 134 reads 0 comments

  7. Is David Haye All Wrong For Wladimir Klitschko?

    There is a scene in the movie Rocky II where Apollo Creed’s trainer, speaking of Balboa, says, “He’s all wrong for us baby. We don’t need no man like that in our lives...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about over 5 years ago 417 reads 6 comments

  8. The Story of Freddie Roach

    Nicknamed “La Cucaracha” for obvious reasons, as well as “The Choir Boy” for less apparent ones, former professional boxer turned trainer Freddy Roach is rolling large and in charge...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 1,552 reads 4 comments

  9. Report: Floyd Mayweather Jr. Coming out of Retirement to Fight Manny Pacquiao

    Well, it didn’t take long. Floyd Mayweather Jr. appears to be ready to come out of retirement for a crack at Manny Pacquiao. Floyd Mayweather Sr...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 278 reads 2 comments

  10. The Legacy Of Oscar De La Hoya

    I have a friend whom I recently found out had somehow never managed to see the movie Office Space. As a cult classic with a huge and loyal following among his demographic, I took it upon myself ...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 2,481 reads 2 comments

  11. What's Next for Manny Pacquiao After Downing Oscar De La Hoya?

    Many people felt that for Manny Pacquiao to beat Oscar De La Hoya, it would take a feat so amazing that the fight was better suited to be held under a circus big top than in a traditional boxing venue...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 7,900 reads 27 comments

  12. MLB Winter Meetings: What's The Deal?

    Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } Ever since I was a kid I’ve wondered what exactly the deal was with the baseball winter meetings...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 408 reads 3 comments

  13. Cristobal Arreola vs David Haye: Who Would Win?

    The best American heavyweight versus the best British heavyweight. Two fighters who enter the ring with the same intentions—to seek and destroy...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 308 reads 2 comments

  14. Rating the Best Players in the NBA: Nene Hilario #1?

    Okay, I may have been out of line with that headline about Nene Hilario being the best player in the NBA. But at this point in the season, he is the league's most-efficient scorer...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 627 reads 2 comments

  15. Chicago Cubs 2008 Season In Brief Review

    What words does one begin with when attempting to sum up the Cubs 2008 season? “Ay Carumba” seems appropriate. “Oy vey” works nicely...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 266 reads 0 comments

  16. Wladimir Klitschko vs Hasim Rahman: Analysis and Prediction

    Trying to predict the winner of a Wladimir Klitschko fight has never been the easiest thing to do. As a fighter whose technical skills are superior to all of his opponents and who has consistently ...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 1,827 reads 6 comments

  17. Baseball, Steroids & the Conscience of America

    The cork is out of the bottle so to speak. The Mitchell Report was the official declaration that performance enhancing drugs have infiltrated Major League Baseball on a mass scale...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 533 reads 0 comments

  18. Yank vs. Brit Boxing Fans: What's All The Fighting About?

    Despite rumors (or shall I say rumours?) to the contrary, apparently all of the major disputes between the Yanks and the Brits were not settled with the Treaty of Paris...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 244 reads 2 comments

  19. Phil Jackson: The Most Overrated Coach In History?

    How does one go about becoming known as perhaps the greatest coach in NBA history? Many have aspired to this, but unfortunately there is no book on how to do it...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 3,979 reads 15 comments

  20. My First Chicago White Sox Game & the Pee Trough at Old Comiskey Park

    I grew up just outside the southwest side of Chicago. The house that I was raised in contained a total of two television sets. One was a good sized color set, positioned obligatorily in my parent’s bedroom...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 1,363 reads 0 comments

  21. Roy Jones' Legacy

    He dominated his sport like few others before him. For a decade he reigned as the best pound for pound fighter in boxing. And for the first 15 years of his career, he rarely lost a round...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 640 reads 6 comments

  22. Stephon Marbury: Enigma, Head Case, Philanthropist

    Stephon Marbury reportedly duked it out with his coach on a team flight and later blackmailed that same coach after he had been removed from the starting lineup. He chose to undergo a season-ending surgery that his team had determined to be unnecessary..

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 831 reads 11 comments

  23. The NBA: Guys Who Can't Shoot

    When a major league baseball player has 200 hits in a season, there tends to be near unanimous agreement that he is a good hitter. But if it took him 800 at-bats to do so, would people still feel the same as they took note of his ...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 1,767 reads 20 comments

  24. Chicago White Sox's 2008 Recap and Look Ahead to 2009

    If nothing else, the 2008 season was full of surprises for the Southsiders. Before the season began, if someone had said that the Sox would win the division, the Tigers would come ...

    Alan Thomson Written by Alan Thomson about 6 years ago 370 reads 1 comments