A Little Greedy, And Exactly Right: Red Smith On Secretariat

Red Smith is the most respected sports columnist we've ever had. In his prime, Jimmy Cannon, Smith's friendly rival, was certainly as well-known. Cannon, the Voice of New York, was an emotional, colloquial writer whose reputation, unfortunately, has faded. But Smith endures. What is it about his writing that ages so… » 6/06/13 5:30pm 6/06/13 5:30pm

Robert Griffin III Is Basically The President Of The United States,…

This incredibly stupid column, which was written by Maureen Dowd and published in Sunday's edition of The New York Times, and which compares rookie Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to President Barack Obama, does not prove that sports and politics should never mix. It just demonstrates the worst possible way to … » 11/26/12 5:53pm 11/26/12 5:53pm