The story of the hero athlete gone wrong is, unfortunately, nothing new.
A major league season is a sixth-month marathon, and just over two months into the 2012 campaign, the Braves have already taken their fans on a roller-coaster ride.
The conclusion of spring football practice May 19 wrapped up another year of high school sports in DeKalb County.
After 10 years in the league, five at both LSU and Alabama, Nick Saban has firmly established himself as top dog among Southeastern Conference football coaches.
Few in this part of the country would argue with any assessment that designates the Southeastern Conference as the greatest college football league in the land, but over the last several months, something has occurred the would make the point difficult to argue for even the biggest Big Ten backer, the purest Pac 12 pundit or a dozen Big XII denizens.
The 2012 Major League Baseball season turned a month old this week, so the time has come to check up on the Braves and see how their do-nothing-and-hope-for-the-best hot stove strategy is working out.
When looking back over the career of former Tennessee women’s basketball Pat Summitt, who stepped down Wednesday morning after 38 years, it’s a challenge to ignore the numbers.
AJ McCarron would have been best described as a member of the supporting cast during Alabama’s run to the 2011 national championship.
The Atlanta Braves began the 2012 season with in familiar fashion Thursday, meaning the offense was nowhere to be found.