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If Giannis did what I think he just did, the

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Giannis could be even scarier this season.Image: Getty ImagesWhen we last left two-time NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo he was ordering a cheat meal fit for a champion: 50 (not 51, not 49) chicken minis from Chick-Fil-A, with a large Sprite/lemonade. This was a month after narrowly defeating the Brooklyn Nets while we all complained about…

Houston Texans owner Cal McNair is the latest disgrace in

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Cal McNair, national embarrassment.Photo: Getty ImagesI’m starting to sense a pattern here.The Washington Football Team is not the only embarrassing franchise in the NFL. For at least the last five years, the Houston Texans have systematically ruined a promising young team through mismanagement, power grabs, and scandal — the most recent of which features team…

Happy Gilmore’s still got it as Adam Sandler lets one

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Tuesday marked the 25th anniversary of the premiere of "Happy Gilmore," and despite that it's been a quarter century since the movie came out — who else feels old? — Adam Sandler showcased the trademark swing like it was yesterday. On a golf course, somewhere warm, Sandler paid homage to the character who was obsessed with becoming a professional…

‘Omaha! Omaha!’ How Peyton Manning changed quarterbacking forever

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INDIANAPOLIS -- The record-breaking play some 17 years ago was like something drawn up by kids in the dirt. But it further established Peyton Manning as the NFL's greatest quarterback at the line of scrimmage.Manning secretly told receiver Brandon Stokley he would give him the "smash symbol" -- a universal call players around the NFL…

Where is ‘College GameDay’ this week? Location, schedule, guest picker

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For the third time this year, "College GameDay" has chosen a top-10 matchup to preview. This time, the program heads to Athens, Ga., where No. 8 Arkansas will look to take down No. 2 Georgia in a cross-division matchup. Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso, Desmond Howard, David Pollack and Co. will preview their third…

Shohei Ohtani has expanded what’s possible in baseball

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WHEN SHOHEI OHTANI stands on the mound and stares into his catcher for a sign, his mouth is slightly open and his chin is raised just a little, giving off the impression he's every bit as curious as we are to discover what might come next. He comes set neck-high and stares somewhere over the…

Hear me out: Snoozy Olympic golf should move to match

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Let’s spice things up for Rory McIlroy and golf fans by going for something different.Image: Getty ImagesI get it. Golf isn’t for everyone. Just like how some people consider baseball too slow for their viewing pleasure, golf suffers the same fate to an even larger extent. However, golf at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics has had…

World-clash events coming your way

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Illustration: Getty ImagesA little off the beaten path, especially at this time of year, but this weekend sees two international competitions on these shores. First up is the Ryder Cup, which is fun for non-golf fans as everyone can enjoy watching stuffy-ass golfers having their sphincter close up tighter than a snare drum when they’re…

Man United hope St Andrews sessions tee up Premier League

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Aug 9, 2021Rob DawsonCorrespondent ST ANDREWS, Scotland -- "They're pish," replied the taxi driver, pulled over on Buchanan Gardens, when told it was the Manchester United team coach that had briefly stopped traffic.Despite that blunt assessment, the welcome Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his players received in Scotland was otherwise warm as they made final preparations…

Bryson DeChambeau long drive contest: How to watch the 2021

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The 2021 Professional Long Drivers Association's World Championship begins Tuesday, Sept. 28 as golfers from around the world compete to outdrive each other for a grand prize of $125,000.  Golfers on the PGA Tour typically don't compete at this event because their driving lengths tend to not be long enough to stand a chance. Bryson DeChambeau,…