What to make of the Jeremy Lin Saga

By JAMES SARGENT As hours pass, it looks less likely that the New York Knicks are going to match the $25 million offer from the Houston Rockets to point guard Jeremy Lin. Just when everyone thought that Lin would be the point guard of the future in the Big Apple, New York went out and … Continue reading

First Half MLB Awards

By SEAN CLAIR With the first half of the Major League Baseball season over, it’s time to hand out some awards. There are plenty of players and managers in both leagues who deserve some hardware, but unfortunately only one man can walk away with the award. We’ll take a look at the players who, in … Continue reading

2012 All-Star Game

Tomorrow on FOX beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET, the 83rd Midsummer Classic will be underway at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Tune in and watch baseball’s biggest stars as they battle to win home-field advantage for the 2012 World Series. The NationalĀ League will be looking for a three-peat, while the American League will try to … Continue reading

Analyzing Team USA’s Basketball Roster

By JAMES SARGENT Team USA is now set in stone, and unless injuries occur, the team below will be representing us at the 2012 London Olympics. Injuries have played a major role in making this team not as stacked as teams in the past; however, the current roster is still very deadly. Dwight Howard, Derrick … Continue reading

2012 Home Run Derby

The Home Run Derby will be held tomorrow, July 9, at 8 p.m. ET. Tune in to ESPN to watch some of the best home run hitters in Major League Baseball battle each other in an American League vs. National League showdown. Robinson Cano won it last year at Chase Field in Arizona, and will … Continue reading

Men’s Wimbledon Final Preview: Andy Murray (GBR) vs. Roger Federer (SUI)

“It’s a great challenge, one where I’m probably not expected to win the match, but one that, if I play well, I’m capable of winning,” Murray said.

What do World War II, , Apollo 11, disco, and the internet all have in common? Each occurred since the last time a Brit won their own tennis championship at Wimbledon.

Andy Murray has a chance to change that on Sunday afternoon in London when he takes on Roger Federer in the final at Wimbledon. Fred Perry is the last British man to win Wimbledon, all the way back in 1936. Talk about a drought; although being an Arizona native (and sports fan) I can somewhat feel their pain.

His task won’t be an easy one, as he takes on six time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer. This will be the third time the two will meet in a major final, with Federer taking the first two, 2008 U.S. Open and 2010 Australian Open, in easy straight sets wins. Murray knows the challenge he’s up against, but also knows he’s a better player now than he was in those first two meetings.Ā 

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