A late touchdown pass by Philip Rivers was completely meaningless, and it was symbolic of the San Diego Chargers’ season. It was a comically frustrating trip down a dead-end road.
When filthy-rich athletes and coaches whine about working on a holiday, most of us won’t offer hugs and sympathy. LeBron James is taking his talents to Los Angeles for Christmas, and he’s unhappy.
In a fit of rage, New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin rushed onto the field to scream at his punter. The Giants had just coughed up a game they seemingly had sewed up, what we as bettors define as a bad beat.
Set aside the high-level corruption in college football, the hypocrisy of the NCAA and the hideous mess surrounding Auburn quarterback Cam Newton. Try to set it aside for two weeks.
Even in the Internet age, some good stories are slow to spread. This one comes from the southwest corner of the country, where Kawhi Leonard is turning heads toward San Diego State.
As the wins piled up over the years, Peyton Manning was praised as the NFL’s model quarterback. He always had a few flaws, but they were comparable to a tiny mole on a supermodel’s cheek.