2013 in review: The 8-7-1 Packers limped to a division title, narrowly beating out the Bears for the top spot in the NFC North with the tie-breaker, and then disappeared just as quickly a week later with a three-point loss to the 49ers. And while a 15th division title earned the fans another t-shirt trophy, it wasn’t the trophy they had in mind.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
As you’ve probably heard if you watch ESPN at all, Rory McIlroy just won his third major at the age of 25, joining just Jack and Tiger as the only golfers in history to accomplish the feat. So, does this mean Rory is the new Tiger? Is golf back, and can Rory carry the weight Tiger once did, week-in and week-out?
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
MLS put on a host of exciting games this week, starting with a four-set on Wednesday. The first match provided a shock 3-1 win by Philly over the Red Bulls. The Union scored on three of their four shots on goal, compared to one out of seven for the Red Bulls. The defending MLS champs won 2-1 over Columbus on the road. Benny Feilhaber had a great game, scoring one goal and giving an assist on the other for KC. Toronto FC and Jermain Defoe tied Vancouver 1-1, as Defoe scored yet again for Toronto. The final match on Wednesday was the complete destruction of New England by the Galaxy. The Galaxy routed the Revs 5-1. Robbie Keane and Gyasi Zardes both scored braces, and both of Zardes' goals were assisted by Keane.