Tumblr Two years ago, I moved from Boston to Los Angeles. While the weather was amazing and the people were beautiful, something was missing. There were no gruff Irish men on street corners complaining about the Pats; there were no grimy bars covered in sports paraphernalia, and when
Getty Images Let’s get one thing straight. If JJ Watt isn’t your favorite player in the NFL by now, he should be. The 25-year-old Houston Texan is one of the most impressive superstars of the decade and despite playing defense, he’s caught five touchdowns this year as a tight end. That’s
If you want to know how underappreciated ‘Big’ Ben Roethlisberger is, you only need to consider the general reaction to his big day. Roethlisberger went 40-for-49 against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, throwing for 522 yards and six touchdowns. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Big Ben’s
Sports writer Bill Simmons speaks at the 2010 New Yorker Festival at DGA Theater on October 2, 2010 in New York City. Image: Amy Sussman/Getty Images the New Yorker/Associated Press When ESPN on Wednesday night suspended its star columnist and commentator Bill Simmons for ripping NFL
During his NFL playing days, Chad Johnson, now known as Chad Ochocinco, was one of the biggest and loudest wide receivers in the game. Now, though, it seems Ochocinco doesn’t quite have the same brash and bravado he displayed back in the day. We know this, thanks, in large part, to a recent
The Guardian and Observer sport photographer Tom Jenkins selects his favourite images from 2016 and recalls how each one was created Andy Murray wins Wimbledon again 10 July 135mm lens 1/1600 f4 ISO 1000 Championship-winning point at Wimbledon is always a bit nervy for me even though I have done
On the heels of a sports year that was chock full of surprises, Guardian US contributors make their bold predictions for the months to come Here are our bold predictions for 2017. Please note the bold (or should that be bold?) in bold predictions these are to be taken with a pinch of salt.