Alex Arthur | King Arthur’s Court

Barcelona are not immortal. After losing to Real Madrid over the weekend and, in effect, ensuring the La Liga title for Madrid, Chelsea drew 2-2 at Camp Nou, knocking Barca out of the Champions League. After a 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge in which Chelsea dove, defended and frustrated Barcelona into submission, fans of the […]


Inside Golf | Seeing green: Watson’s miraculous shot propels him to victory at The Masters

On Sunday, with the world’s most prestigious green jacket on the line, two of the greatest shots ever hit at Augusta National told the story of the 2012 Masters Tournament. There was no Tiger Woods or Rory McIlroy among the leaders, and after four holes on Sunday even Phil Mickelson was on the outside looking […]


Alex Arthur | King Arthur’s Court

Every year, during the first full week of April, the beautiful Augusta, Ga., plays host as the sports world descends on its purest establishment. It is also each year at this time that the fanfare leading up to the tournament holds a different narrative. The buzz ahead of this year’s Masters is palpitating, and just […]


Alex Arthur | King Arthur’s Court

  The NFL offseason officially began at 4 p.m. EST on Tuesday, and teams did not hesitate to splurge on a very talented free agent class. Wide receivers Vincent Jackson and Reggie Wayne, cornerbacks Carlos Rogers and Cortland Finnegan and defensive end Red Bryant all secured contracts worth over $30 million each from their respective […]


Alex Arthur | King Arthur’s Court

Every diehard sports fan has a bucket list. While it differs for various individuals, there are a few staples that should be universal among them. One of these has to be a trip to Cameron Indoor Stadium to witness a Duke vs. UNC basketball game, arguably the most intense rivalry in college basketball. Now, I […]


Alex Arthur | King Arthur’s Court

More than ever before, it seems like even casual football fans are beginning to religiously follow the running, jumping and lifting that makes up the NFL scouting combine. This phenomenon has turned what used to be a formal way for NFL scouts to get a final look at hundreds of college prospects into an overblown […]


Alex Arthur | King Arthur’s Court

The Chelsea Football Club is in the midst of a serious crisis. For a team that has seen Russian billionaire owner Roman Abramovich spend more than $750,000,000 on player transfers alone since he bought the club in 2003, Chelsea’s performance over the past season and a half has been subpar. With a managerial vacancy to […]


Alex Arthur | King Arthur’s Court

Let me make this abundantly clear. The New York Rangers have not won a Stanley Cup in my lifetime. Yes, they last hoisted The Cup in 1994, but I was three years old. I doubt that I knew what hockey was, and I did not attend the parade on Broadway. And while I never played […]


Alex Arthur | King Arthur’s Court

Now that the Super Bowl is over and the offseason has officially begun, the focus shifts from one Manning to the other. Until a conclusion is reached on Peyton Manning’s future with the Indianapolis Colts, or a Vick/Roethlisbergian-type incident occurs, the narrative of the football world will not change. The facts in the case are […]


Inside the NFL | With Giants vs. Patriots, a super-sized rematch

  In each round of this postseason, fans have been granted the spectacular. From Tebowmania dispatching the Pittsburgh Steelers in dramatic overtime fashion during the Wild Card round,to Alex Smith’s rebirth against the New Orleans Saints in the divisional round, America celebrated the triumph of underdogs and adored the ascension of much-criticized individuals. But oh, […]


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