This season’s a long way from dead.
Several days ago, I grew nostalgic for baseball season and subjected several of my sorority sisters to the movie Field of Dreams. The Kevin Costner classic is one of those feel-good movies that’s basically a surefire way to test the quality of someone’s soul character. (If they cry at the final scene, their soul’s doing […]
With Helton’s universal designation as a “player’s coach,” it’s even more surprising that he has done a poor job of managing his team’s health this season.
The hype for this season’s squad is palpable.
It seems like, instead of winning games, the Trojans are playing not to lose.
Certain individual performances in sports stick with you forever. It hasn’t been too long since Sam Darnold, as a redshirt freshman quarterback, spearheaded a heroic comeback against Penn State last January, but I know the furious final minutes of that miracle will stick in my mind for decades to come. I’ll also always remember last […]
There’s a beautiful power to sports, that thing that keeps us coming back, and it’s always hard to put into words until we see moments like the one on Wednesday night.
Some reason for optimism is the degree of defensive execution.
Award-winning sports columnist Rick Reilly often reflects and speaks on an experience of his in which the stage was just “too big.” Whenever Reilly reminisces about the 1986 Masters, when Jack Nicklaus won his sixth green jacket, he mentions a media member who held his head and uttered, “It’s too big. I can’t write it,” […]
A lot of players had their best games of the season, and it started with the quarterback. From the opening drive and onward, Darnold was the Darnold we know and love.