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What I Think of SI’s 2013 Sportsman of the Year Pick

December 16, 2013 by


Mariano Rivera capped off a spectacular career this year, the undisputed greatest closer in history. He came back from a knee injury that shut him down in 2012 to get 44 saves with a 2.11 ERA and a 1.05 WHIP, earning the AL Comeback Player of the Year Award in the process. The season was […]

Thierry Henry, and touching the sublime

December 31, 2011 by


Arsenal is reportedly close to completing a deal that will bring team legend Thierry Henry back to North London on loan from the New York Red Bulls for a two-month period. The thought of Titi back in an Arsenal kit is a joyful one for me, but when I expressed that joy on Twitter, I […]