Until Monday night, to start the second half to be exact, the Houston Rockets did not look like the team that was going to knockoff powerhouse Golden State and make it to the NBA Finals.
Jerry Izenberg called Sunday morning.
In a restaurant on the 33rd floor of a building in Tokyo, staring at an avalanche of neon, Gary Hogan said quietly that he was thinking about changing careers.
When the NCAA adopted the new rule that teams can fair catch a kickoff inside the 25, it set off a fiery debate that is the beginning of the end for kickoffs.
Maybe it is the time of year, or just that it's Alabama.
It is coming.
HOT SPRINGS -- It was like Oaklawn Park was giving away something other than fun.
HOT SPRINGS -- It is more than a solid field that will take the track Saturday for the Arkansas Derby, one of two final point-earning stakes races before the Kentucky Derby on May 5.
A larger-than-usual crowd had gathered by noon on the first floor of Oaklawn Park.
Chad Morris is not a magician, a miracle worker or a mythical figure.