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Belmont Stakes favorite Big Brown explains why he finished last

Chanticleers and poulet de Bresse

"City of Champions" endures a three-week holiday slump

Common nicknames reused for pro & amateur teams in multiple sports

Daytona 500:  filling in what the telecast left out

Fat lady must sing before opera is over?  Where'd that come from?

Formula 1 continues to be dominated by Lewis Hamilton

Formula 1 overtaking is difficult at Monaco

Foxes in a box

Golf ball hit too high is "bladed" — or "topped"

Golf swings by me rarely hit the ball squarely

Half the time, you're a miserable failure

Hazing in high school sports

Hunting is hating?

I am who I am, said God.  It is what it is, say we.

Indy 500 backstretch: everyone swerves away from the wall

Korean scenes from colleagues at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Lacrosse on a reservation 20 miles south?  'Twas in the paper

Le Mans reminds me of my trip to Sebring and the blinding headlights

Lookalikes:  Bob Brenly and Bill Cowher

Meadows is now more a casino than a harness-racing track

Naming rights:  Sun Life Stadium

Nicklaus in a televised 1960 golf tournament

No-hitter or shutout in progress:  Does mentioning it jinx it?

Olympian Tommie Smith recalls 1968 gesture

Olympics 2008:  how to discourage dissent

Penn State's colors were once pink and black

Petersen Events Center gets studios and "Victory Heights" companion

Pi and Michael Phelps

Playing footsponge

Qualifying for NASCAR races can be made telegenic

Racetrack turns always numbered like Indy's

Rioting fans after big games: they'll do anything if everybody's doing it

Road rally term I invented:  NORI

Soccer is not a communist sport; I rode with JP Dellacamera

Spelling tips:  Coonelly  Goligoski  Penguins

Sports seasons in my youth were only three months long

Summer Olympics should begin at the end of summer

Superstitious fans and praying churchgoers imagine they'll influence events

State of Origin Rugby League Football Tournament

Statues to freeze great moments in sports

Sweep not likely even if you're up two games to none

Tape to block part of a NASCAR grille can be overdone

Tour de France broadcast is merely a travelogue for me

Upsets?  I've televised a couple of the biggest

U.S. Open cameraman

West Virginia moves much farther west, leaving its hated rivals behind

Winter “sports” that could be in the Olympics