Sports

Sports

Lofty Trendsetters

You’ve probably noticed the growing use of high-lofted fairway woods among Tour players. At the 1996 U.S. Women’s Open, there were 66 7-woods and a dozen 9-woods in players’ bags. A couple of years ago you wouldn’t have even seen a handful of those clubs in the entire field. A[…]

Read More »

On With The Show

So, we’ve given the World Cup a decent burial and soccerlife goes on. The European Championship qualifiers are well under way and all domestic leagues are being fought out with renewed vigour. Can Arsenal repeat as Premier Champions? Who will win the European Cup? (Champions League) Will Denis Bergkamp change[…]

Read More »

It’s All About Hype

Characterization is the key to the success of professional wrestling in American culture and its continuing rise in popularity throughout the years. As rating wars continue between the predominant companies in the sport (WWF and WCW), characters have become more innovative. The fans are treated to greater thrills and spectacles[…]

Read More »

The H Has It

Last of the Groups before I give you my first round predictions. It’s not a hard one. Let’s face it – “it’s an easy one” he said falling into the trap. Argentina got lucky on landing here and they are the class act of the Group. In all honesty, I[…]

Read More »

G, You Have to Wonder

GGGGroup G, you have to wonder. Can England win the World Cup? Have a look at the following. Piece of nonsense or 32 years of scientific research? 1 1966 EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEngland 2 1970 BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBrazil 3 1974 GGGGGGGGGGGGGGermany 4 1978 AAAAAArgentina 5 1982 Italy 4 1986 AAAAAArgentina 3 1990 GGGGGGGGGGGGGGermany 2 1994[…]

Read More »

Fast Forward to F in France

Welcome back, sports fans and let us fast forward to Group F for you. By now, you know the format. Two teams from among Germany, USA, Yugoslavia and Iran will tease each other and eventually knock each other out leading to a clearer yet still evolving portrait of World Cup[…]

Read More »

Wood Wisdom

Check the lie before you choose which fairway wood to hit Technological advances in fairway woods have been a boon to amateurs, especially those who struggle with distance. However, if you’ve added one or more of these clubs to your bag, you may have noticed they don’t always produce the[…]

Read More »

Proper Posture

Whether you’re an old-fashioned girl or a thoroughly modern woman, the requirements for proper “golf posture” — bending from the hips so your rear end sticks out — may make you feel you are breaking a basic rule of etiquette. But rest assured: On the golf course, this is how[…]

Read More »

I.O.U.A.E Group

No, it’s not the Group of Vowels but since we’ve done Group A, B, C, and D, I owe you an E Group discussion now. So the conversations continue and I haven’t heard directly from Jason yet about the stats. Let us quickly then maneuver to Group E which will[…]

Read More »

Arise my Group of Death

So I’m on the phone discussing seriously important soccer matters with a seriously important soccer celebrity. I’m looking for a job but all I’m getting is congratulations for being a great volunteer. “Youth soccer needs more people like you,” the celeb says. “That’s great,” says I, like Jerry Seinfeld only[…]

Read More »