image

Anarchy Will Further Corrupt College Sports

How would you like me to react when the commissioner of the Big 12 conference, Bob Bowlsby, says matter of factly that “cheating pays’’ in college athletics and that minor sports programs might be eliminated because no one in

Mariners, Rays Discussing Trade

Mariotti Show Replay: Monday, July 21st

Missed part of The Mariotti Show? The Jay Mariotti podcast for Monday, July 21: No worries from this point forward about Rory McIlroy. Girlfriend issues, business lawsuits, equipment changes — he has shed his two-year funk to win his

image

Life Stuff Behind Him, McIlroy Eyes Pantheon

It’s daunting enough in one’s middle age to deal with lawyers, business deals and shattered romantic relationships. If Rory McIlroy has survived his trials of fire in his 20s, then I’m liking his odds of winning more in the

Tiger_Woods_2014

Tiger Reduced To Begging For Ryder Cup Berth

It would be easy enough to dump him into a spam bucket, or banish him to cloud storage. If we’re squarely in a 21st-century world now, didn’t Tiger Woods say “Hello, World’’ back in 1996? When he last won

Tiger Woods 2014

Mariotti Show Replay: Friday, July 18th

Missed part of The Mariotti Show? The Jay Mariotti Podcast for Wednesday, July 18:It’s not enough for Tiger Woods to merely show up for majors and stay healthy. Then, he becomes Michael Jordan with the Washington Wizards, and no

Tiger_Woods_2014

Why Tiger Can’t Merely Show Up For Majors

It would be easy enough to dump him into a spam bucket, or banish him to cloud storage. If we’re squarely in a 21st-century world now, didn’t Tiger Woods say “Hello, World’’ back in 1996? When he last won

Jeter_Trout_2104

Jeter To Trout Is The Dream, But Be Cautious

The urge should be resisted, not only for your sake and my sake but for Mike Trout’s sake. Haven’t two decades of celebrating and falling in love with athletes, only to see them tarnished by scandal, reminded us not

Olympics: Basketball-Men's Gold Medal Game-USA vs ESP

All You Need Is Love, And Story Writes Itself

Trading Andrew Wiggins is not a dilemma. It’s a mandate. Why would Dan Gilbert, a dreamer who is trying to save a decrepit downtown Detroit and a businessman who flew his private jet to Florida so he could grovel

Tiger Woods of the U.S. up his putt during the first round of the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake

Why We Need Tiger Contending In The Majors

It would be easy enough to dump him into a spam bucket, or banish him to cloud storage. If we’re squarely in a 21st-century world now, didn’t Tiger Woods say “Hello, World’’ back in 1996? When he last won

Mike_Trout_2014

Mariotti Show Replay: Wednesday, July 16th

Missed part of The Mariotti Show? The Jay Mariotti Podcast for Wednesday, July 16: We all want to pass the torch from Derek Jeter to Mike Trout, but be cautious, for our sake and Trout’s. Certainly, Trout has a