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  • Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review

    Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review
    It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate. Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
  • What was the No. 1 sports story of 2012?

    Look toward London Iliana Limón Romero Orlando Sentinel The London Olympics delivered the most compelling storylines of 2012. Gabby Douglas was not considered a contender for the women's gymnastics all-around gold medal at the beginning of the year,...
  • The Backstretch Blog: The 2012 Backstretchies

    The Backstretch Blog: The 2012 Backstretchies
    There are plenty of postseason awards in NASCAR, so I figure why not add my two cents worth.  But you know me, I can't just give out the "best driver" or "comeback awards", that is boring. So with out further ado, time to give out the "Backstretchies."...
  • Tom Z's Highly Unethical College Football Gambling Picks: Week 12

    Tom Z's Highly Unethical College Football Gambling Picks: Week 12
    Happy Thanksgiving week, everyone! As always, I'm thankful for family, friends, my health, my career, freedom, tailgating, America, free booze, liberty, hot chicks, the power of the human spirit, nachos, Pearl Jam's entire catalog, simple acts of...
  • Tom Z's Highly Unethical College Football Gambling Picks: Week 6

    Tom Z's Highly Unethical College Football Gambling Picks: Week 6
    After five weeks, I finally think I’m getting a feel for this crazy college football season. Unfortunately, it seems like Las Vegas is getting a feel for it as well. The lines keep getting tougher and tougher to pick. Luckily, I’m not the...
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. had concussion, will miss two NASCAR races

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. had concussion, will miss two NASCAR races
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. suffered a concussion in the multicar crash at Sunday's NASCAR race at Talladega Superspeedway and will miss the next two races, his team Hendrick Motorsports announced Thursday. The popular Sprint Cup Series driver was diagnosed...
  • Lynn receives welcome

    Lynn receives welcome
    NEWPORT BEACH — Robert Lynn said it felt good to be back home in Southern California after the London Olympics. Lynn was an assistant coach on the U.S. Olympic men's water polo team that finished eighth in London. He said he got funny text messages...
  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 9)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 9)
    [Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night O's win over Yankees tempered by Markakis' injury Orioles...
  • Bolt and track losers in the sport's Gong Show

    Bolt and track losers in the sport's Gong Show
    If you asked fans at any NFL pre-season game or major league baseball game this weekend to name one track and field star, chances are that nearly everyone who answered would have said, "Usain Bolt" or "that fast Jamaican guy." With his flashy speed and...
  • Lochte, Cheruiyot tops in pre-Olympic year

    Lochte, Cheruiyot tops in pre-Olympic year
    The year before the Olympics is traditionally when athletes emerge into the spotlight that will follow them through the next Summer or Winter Games. Performances at world championships in the pre-Olympic year reveal new faces or make us more familiar...
  • Double trouble: Another big DQ in track worlds; Felix loses 400

    Double trouble: Another big DQ in track worlds; Felix loses 400
    It couldn't have gotten much better for track and field than the last three races on Monday's program at the world championships. Until further review, that is. And then another disqualification of a world record-holder left a bittersweet taste as the...