NCAA Tournament Bracket Projections: Final

Virginia ACC Champions

After a busy Saturday on the hardwood, there’s still a lot to be decided, particularly on the two, three, and four lines of the bracket. Fourteen automatic bids were handed out, which leaves just five more to be awarded on Selection Sunday.

Why Chicago Bears would be idiots to not re-sign Jay Cutler

Jay Cutler

It was another brutal and disappointing season for the Chicago Bears. For the second year in a row the team has choked when given the opportunity to make the playoffs by winning one of its last two games. Yet, only a day after the loss, the fact the Bears will not be in the playoffs is old news. What everyone wants to know now is whether or not free agent quarterback Jay Cutler will be a Bear next season.

Jürgen Klinsmann: My 2013 Sportsman of the Year

This year, my Sportsman of the Year award goes to Jürgen Klinsmann, who guided the U.S. Men’s National Team to a 16-4-3 record in 2013, including a 12-game winning streak. By the way, the 12-game winning streak included a Gold Cup championship (the bi-annual continental title that determines who is the best team in the CONCACAF region).

Nick Saban vs. Mack Brown: It’s all about the hair

They were both born in 1951. Mack Brown, the soon-to-be former head coach at the University of Texas, is three months older than Nick Saban, the head coach at the University of Alabama.

A Chicago Bears win and good friends made freezing in Cleveland fun

Our seats for the game.

It was 4:30 a.m. when my alarm clock went off Sunday morning. I was tired from not being able to sleep the night before, but I got up and put three or four layers of warm clothes on. I was going to need it. Weather in Cleveland, Ohio was going to be 30 degrees with snow and wind.

Five reasons LeBron James won’t leave the Miami Heat

LeBron James

LeBron James is happy and has been for a while. Two consecutive championships for his Miami Heat and two NBA Finals MVPs will do that.

25 championship records of superstar athletes

A player really establishes himself as an all-time great when he is competing for championships.
As sports are dominated by a handful of teams, the players associated with those teams begin to ascend the rankings among their peers and stand out in the sports world.

MLS Cup Final should be a home-and-home Aggregate Series

The formula is pretty simple, yet not commonly known by many sports fans. The aggregate system in FIFA international tournament soccer adds up the goals of two games (one home game for each team) to determine a winner.

Only two NBA Eastern Conference teams are above .500

Each of the NBA’s Eastern Conference teams has now played at least 16 games. And entering Tuesday’s action, only two of them are currently above .500.

Chicago Bears: 5 positives in a disappointing season

Alshon-Jeffery-Chicago-Bears

Here are some things Bears fans can be positive about despite such a disappointing season.

Can David Beckham’s impact on Major League Soccer be bigger as an owner?

I made no bones about it when I wrote last year that David Beckham’s mission as member of the LA Galaxy was complete. He retired after having won two consecutive MLS Cups.

John F. Kennedy’s five favorite sports

As the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy approaches, it seems an appropriate time to look back on his favorite sports.

Did Tom Brady purposely avoid shaking hands with Cam Newton?

I guess I saw the end of the game a little differently last night. I thought Tom Brady did a classless thing by avoiding shaking hands with Cam Newton after the game.

Has Collin Kaepernick lost his touch?

Does San Francisco 49ers quarterback Collin Kaepernick have enough touch on his passes? Or, did Kaepernick never have that ability begin with?

Kaepernick does not have a pass completion of more than 17 yards in the last two games. The pressure is mounting on this incredible athlete to demonstrate his quarterbacking ability for a full season.

Video: Kenichi Ito breaks Guinness World Record for fastest 100 meters on all fours

For Guinness World Record Day on Thursday, there were a variety of new records broken.

Over the last several years, Guinness World Records has celebrated one day each year for those people who want to try for the record books in unusual fashion.