Braves Fire Manager Fredi Gonzalez

  Braves Fire Manager Fredi Gonzalez By Burt Carey   Just 37 games into the 2016 season, the Atlanta Braves fired manager Fredi Gonzalez on Tuesday amidst the ballclub’s slowest start in its history. Gonzalez took over as the Braves manager in 2010 following the retirement of Bobby Cox. He led the Braves to three […]

Steph Curry Becomes First NBA Player Ever to Win MVP Award Unanimously

  Steph Curry Becomes First NBA Player Ever to Win MVP Award Unanimously By Burt Carey Kareem Abdul-Jabbar won the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award a record six times. Michael Jordan and Bill Russell accomplished the feat five times, and Wilt Chamberlain and LeBron James have four MVP awards in their trophy cases. And yet […]

Spieth Says He’s Over Masters Meltdown, Getting Ready for Oakmont

  Spieth Says He’s Over Masters Meltdown, Getting Ready for Oakmont By Burt Carey Jordan Spieth says he now laughs about blowing a five-shot lead entering the last nine holes of the Masters at Augusta National last month. You would too if you had pocketed $53 million last year, and knew there’s more where that […]

Draft Begins: Deaf, Blind & Dumb with the Commissioner of the NFL

  Draft Begins: Deaf, Blind & Dumb with the Commissioner of the NFL by Amy Lignor   Ah…tradition! There are a great many traditions the NFL holds dear; each year’s draft is one of them. People get excited; newspapers and networks go crazy; fans root for the college souls that proved they would one day […]

Mets’ Noah Syndergaard Off to a Blazing Start

  Mets’ Noah Syndergaard Off to a Blazing Start By Burt Carey New York has a long history of producing positive media for its sports stars. Some are deserved, others not so much. The accolades for New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard are starting to mount. All he’s done so far in the young 2016 […]

Where Will the Black & Silver Road Lead?

  Where Will the Black & Silver Road Lead? by Amy Lignor   In the movies, the road was made of yellow brick, but when it comes to issues regarding the NFL, it is the road of silver and black that fans most care about.   Yes, it is true that almost the second the […]

NCAA Ruling Prevents Marcus Lattimore From Paid South Carolina Staff Position

  NCAA Ruling Prevents Marcus Lattimore From Paid South Carolina Staff Position By Burt Carey The NCAA’s recent decision to ban the use of football camps as potential recruiting opportunities pushed former South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore to choose between working with youth through his foundation or taking a paid position on Will Muschamp’s staff […]

Meet 2016 Masters Champion Danny Willett

  Meet 2016 Masters Champion Danny Willett By Burt Carey While all eyes at Augusta National were on defending champion Jordan Spieth hitting his ball into Rae’s Creek twice on the 12th hole during the final day of the 2016 Masters Tournament, Englishman Danny Willett saw the score get posted on the leaderboard at the […]