Who’s on First? The Week in Sports

Summitt stepping down Women’s college basketball is a sport frequently overshadowed by its male counterpart, but it’s also a sport that has its fair share of basketball legends. One of those legends is Pat Summitt, who has coached the women’s basketball team at the University of Tennessee for 38 years, racked up 1,098 career wins, and won […]

Who’s on First? The Week in Sports

Guillen in hot water Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen is no stranger to controversy. However, his recent comments have stirred emotions far beyond the baseball diamond. In an interview with Time magazine, the Marlins skipper reportedly said, “I love Fidel Castro,” and went on to say that he respected him for staying in power for […]

Who’s on First? A weekly sports column

This week, in sports! Wildcats go wild in New Orleans It had to seem like a bad case of déjà vu for John Calipari: he watched his team’s lead in the NCAA Championship game dwindle down at the hands of a Bill Self-coached team again, just like four years earlier. This time, however, Calipari’s charges […]

Who’s on First? The week in sports

Tebow heads to New York The fallout from Peyton Manning signing with the Denver Broncos finally concluded last week, as the Broncos traded Tim Tebow, the former fan favorite quarterback rendered essentially useless by Manning’s arrival, to the New York Jets in exchange for a few draft picks. The deal picked up steam last Wednesday, […]

Who’s on First? A weekly sports column

Manning chooses Denver The courtship of Peyton Manning, which at times looked like something of out a bad reality TV dating show, is over: the four-time league MVP signed a whopping five-year, $96 million contract with the Denver Broncos earlier this week, and was introduced to the media in Denver on Tuesday. Manning told the […]

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Kenseth wins a wacky 500 Monday night’s Daytona 500 was arguably one of the craziest races NASCAR has seen in quite some time. First, due to one of Florida’s famous sweeping rain storms, “the Great American Race” was put off from Sunday to Monday, marking the first time in the race’s history that it had […]

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Lin-sanity reigns Move over, Tim Tebow. There’s a new sports media darling, and his name is Jeremy Lin. Lin is a 23-year-old point guard for the NBA’s New York Knicks, and his story reads like something out of the vaults at Disney: no scholarship offers out of high school, so he went to Harvard; he […]

Who’s on First? A Weekly Sports Column

We know it’s hard to relive the events of the past weekend (that is, if you’re in Boston like we are), but some other things happened this week in sports besides the buttery fingers of the Patriots. Read on for more. Giants tip Patriots…again What was supposed to be revenge ended up being déjà vu […]

Who’s on First? A Weekly Sports Column

England’s captain to stand trial John Terry, a defender for Chelsea of the Barclays Premier League and the captain of England’s national team, will go to trial on July 9 on charges of racial abuse stemming from an in-game incident back in October. The incident in question occurred during a match between Queens Park Rangers […]

Who’s on First? A Weekly Sports Column

Legendary coach Joe Paterno passes away, some say from a broken heart. The Bruins goalie snubs President Obama, and says the federal government is out of control. And a rematch Patriots-Giants SuperBowl has everyone excited for a showdown. Paterno passes away Joe Paterno, the legendary Penn State football coach who had his legacy irrevocably tarnished […]