Jeff Merron has a hunch that even the most devoted of sports fans who stick out every game have been burned by fate at one time or another.
Phil Jackson is heading back to the Lakers. Here's what happened with some other heralded homecomings.
Page 2's favorite sports books of 2004.
In Part II of Sex & Sports, we find about how soccer teams handled sex during Euro 2004.
From Joan Benoit to Gail Devers to Wilma Rudolph to Marion Jones, the greatest runners in U.S. history.
How do you get inside the head of one of the all-time mile runners? Page 2's Jeff Merron found out when he sat down with Neal Bascomb.
Which are the most dramatic finishes in Masters history? Page 2 presents the top 10.
The A-Rod trade is just their latest blockbuster -- we came up a list of the 10 best Yankee trades ever.
With the Tigers closing in on the '62 Mets record of 120 losses, Jeff Merron compares the ineptitude of the two losing teams.
Out on the diamond, the spotlight can dim quick. Page 2 gives a few one-hit wonders like Mark Fidrych time to shine again.
Jeff Merron analyzes what's fact and fiction in the world of "Rudy".
Page 2's Jeff Merron examines just how much of the 1971 TV movie "Brian's Song" duplicated the real life relationship between Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo.
The story of "Hoosiers" seems to good be true? Page 2's Jeff Merron examines whether it is.