The Rockets couldn’t win against the Lakers in the regular season. They lost 4 times. Come playoff times, none of that matters, as Yao Ming and Ron Artest played great on both ends of the court while Kobe Bryant tried to win the game by himself as the Rockets took Game 1 in LA. Boston continued to make theirs a hard playoff as they dropped game 1 at home, again, to Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic. More
After being relegated in 2007 from the Brazilian first division and under heavy financial burdens Corinthians completed stage two in their comeback to Brazilian Soccer’s spotlights with winning the Sao Paulo state championship after a 4-2 aggregate win over Santos, with lots of help from their newly acquired striker, the _____ (fill in the blank) Ronaldo. More
Liverpool brushed aside poor Newcastle United with a comfortable 3-0 victory this afternoon at Anfield with goals from Dirk Kuyt, Yossi Beanyoun and Lucas Leiva, keeping their hopes of catching up with Manchester United alive while reducing Newcastle’s hopes of survival in the Premiership to nearly none. More
In today’s game many NBA players get nicknames. Anyone with good sounding initials and just a tad of skills gets the media to nickname him or even worst, he gives it to himself.
On the other hand, not many basketball moves get nicknames, and this is the list of the most memorable plays and moves by some great and less great players to be honored by getting nicknamed. Yes, they’re that awesome. More
Arsenal were able to stretch their unbeaten streak to 20 games while ending their 3 years without beating Middlesbrough after a 2-0 victory over the North Easterners this afternoon at the Emirates Stadium. Cesc Fabergas led the gunners with both goals in a successful tune up before the Champions League match up with Man U on Wednesday. More
Another amazing game that will go down as one of the most memorable in the history of the premiership, as Manchester United moved closer to securing their 18 League Title and 3rd in a row after beating Tottenham 5-2 coming back from being 2-0 down. More
Only 2 games last night in the NBA playoffs – Boston evening things up with the Bulls thanks to a great clutch performance from Ray Allen while the Spurs turned on their D and someone switched on Tony Parker who erupted with 38 points, 27 in the first half, never leaving the Mavs a chance to come back. More
Besides Novak Djokovic winning the Australian Open in 2008, it seems the Slams in the past few years have belonged almost completely to Roger Federer and, more and more, Rafael Nadal—but not much besides those two.
Federer’s decline seems much more obvious this year, while Nadal, although winning three out of the last four grand slams, seems beatable off the clay, if he’s played correctly. Things seem a bit more open, and more players can join the chase for the big titles, even those who haven’t won one in their career.
Here’s my list of the best six players today without a Slam title and their future chances of winning one. More