199 Results for author: Shelly Holt

NFL – 2017 WEEK 17 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

The last column of this regular season weekly series showcased: Philip Rivers, Orleans Darkwa, Albert Wilson, Ezekiel Ansah, Jordan Poyer and the Baltimore Ravens. | Jan 6, 2018, 3:43pm ET More

PGA – MY 2017 FRANKENGOLFER

It's time for my 6th annual column in which I piece together the perfect PGA golfer in four areas of the game based on last year's stats. So, who did I come up with this year? | Jan 4, 2017, 6:58pm ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 16 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

Those players making the good side of the list: Blake Bortles, Bilal Powell, Todd Gurley, Ezekiel Ansah, Mike Hilton. The dubious side goes to: the Dallas Cowboys. | Dec 30, 2017, 4:25pm ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 15 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

This week, the list includes: Eli Manning, C.J. Anderson, Keelan Cole, Aaron Donald, Darius Slay, and the Seattle Seahawks. | Dec 29, 2017, 6:35pm ET More

TBT – SPORTS FILM REVIEW – “The Stratton Story”

Like other baseball fans who crave the sport in the offseason, my way of filling the void is to watch movies like this one. Enjoy the throwback review & find the film. It's worth the effort. | Dec 21, 2017, 3:03pm ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 14 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

Those making the list this week include: Ben Roethlisberger, LeSean McCoy, Antonio Brown, Jurell Casey, Xavien Howard and the Oakland Raiders. | Dec 16, 2017, 3:36pm ET More

NFL – THE 2017 GIANTS: An Example of How NOT To Run a Football team

In this post, I break down the reasons for NY's debacle this season and provide a warning to other football teams on the build. (Here's hoping someone from the 49ers reads this...) | Dec 15, 2017, 5:45pm ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 13 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

Great distinctions this week: Alex Smith, Alfred Morris, Tyreek Hill, Clay Matthews, Robbie Gould. Dubious distinction this week: Denver Broncos. | Dec 9, 2017, 11:56am ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 12 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

This time, I discuss Philip Rivers, Joe Mixon, Julio Jones, Denico Autry, Luke Kuechly and a bad decision by Saints HC Sean Payton. | Nov 30, 2017, 6:32pm ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 11 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

On the list this week: Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, Kenny Stills, Yannick Ngakoue, Matthew Judon and the KC Chiefs. | Nov 29, 2017, 12:38pm ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 10 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

It's time to talk about Jared Goff, Mark Ingram, Robert Woods, Adrian Clayborn, A.J. Bouye and Vontaze Burfict. | Nov 18, 2017, 12:21pm ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 9 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

Players making the list this week: Matt Stafford, Adrian Peterson, T.Y. Hilton, Dwight Freeney, Karlos Dansby and Jameis Winston (again). | Nov 10, 2017, 1:19pm ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 8 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

This week's standouts were: Russell Wilson, LeSean McCoy, DeAndre Hopkins, Frank Clark, JuJu Smith-Schuster and Jameis Winston. | Nov 2, 2017, 5:37pm ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 7 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

Making the list this week are: Derek Carr, Ezekiel Elliott, Amari Cooper, Yannick Ngakoue, Kevin Byard, and Joe Flacco. | Oct 27, 2017, 4:42pm ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 6 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

Standing out this week are Trevor Siemian, Le'Veon Bell, Antonio Brown, Jason Pierre-Paul, Marquette King and the Atlanta Falcons. | Oct 19, 2017, 7:35pm ET More

PGA – IS A SHOT CLOCK COMING TO THE TOUR?

In 2018, the European Tour plans to experiment with the idea of a shot clock to address the slow pace-of-play problem permeating the sport. Will the PGA follow suit? | Oct 13, 2017, 12:27pm ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 5 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

On the list this week are: Cam Newton, Leonard Fournette, AJ Green, Harrison Butker, Joey Bosa and the dreaded NY Giants. | Oct 12, 2017, 3:17pm ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 4 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

This week, we take a closer look at Carson Palmer's Week 4 success, as well as Bilal Powell, Keenan Allen, Cameron Heyward and Julius Peppers. On the dubious list, yep - Jay Cutler. | Oct 11, 2017, 1:15pm ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 3 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

Tom Brady, Kareem Hunt, Stefon Diggs, Terrence Brooks, Melvin Ingram and Jake Elliott were on the list this week. | Oct 11, 2017, 1:05pm ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 2 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

This week, top honors go to Tom Brady, Carlos Hyde, J.J. Nelson, Ezekiel Ansah and Desmond Trufant. Dubious distinction: the Pittsburgh Steelers for their penalty epidemic. | Sept 21, 2017, 5:21pm ET More

NFL – 2017 WEEK 1 – STATS THAT STICK OUT

Welcome to this 2nd annual series where I showcase 5 top performances of each week of the season, plus award 1 dubious distinction. This week includes: Alex Smith, Kareem Hunt, Antonio Brown, Calais Campbell, B.J. Goodson and Andy Dalton. | Sept 14, 2017, 2:52pm ET More

NFL – 2017 PREDICTIONS

I see the Steelers vs Falcons in Super Bowl 52. An easy division & impending retirement for Big Ben should push PIT forward. Redemption could bring ATL back to the big show. | Sept 9, 2017, 11:23am ET More

WHAT’S WRONG WITH ARROGATE? AND, ARE SUCCESSFUL HORSE TRAINERS THE BEST KIND OF COACH IN ALL OF SPORTS?

Questions swirl about why the World's Best Racehorse has lost 2 in a row. Will Baffert be able to figure out the mystery before the Breeder's Cup Classic in Nov? | Aug 21, 2017, 2:31pm ET More

MLB – THE DAVID PRICE/DENNIS ECKERSLEY DUST-UP REVEALS LACK OF LEADERSHIP IN BOSTON

The recent incident that transpired on an airplane between a Red Sox pitcher and commentator signals to me that trouble is brewing in Boston and they may be losing fans because of it. | July 28, 2017, 2:59pm ET More

I’M BACK FROM A SHORT 2017 SUMMER HIATUS

It's time for me to get back to work and talk about sports again. After a short summer break, I'll be rolling out the articles again just in time for the new College Football and NFL seasons. | July 25, 2017, 1:48pm ET More

MLB – IS RETALIATION A PROBLEM?

There’s been so many incidents of player retaliation so far this 2017 season, that a debate has been sparked about whether or not baseball should get involved and do something about it. | June 7, 2017, 2:36pm ET More

SPORTS FILM REVIEW – “Fastball (2016)”

If you're a hardcore baseball fan like me, you'll enjoy this fascinating documentary that poses the ultimate question: "Who really threw the fastest, ever?" (Hint: It's not Aroldis Chapman.) | May 30, 2017, 4:06pm ET More

NFL – UH-OH, MORE TIE GAMES EXPECTED WITH NEW RULE TO SHORTEN OVERTIME

There are so many other ways the NFL could make OT more safe for players rather than shortening the actual time that could determine a victorious team. | May 22, 2016, 11:31am ET More

PREAKNESS STAKES 2017 PICKS

I liked Always Dreaming to win this one over Classic Empire down the stretch. I definitely didn't see Cloud Computing snatch away the win at the wire. | May 18, 2017, 1:41pm ET More

MLB – MATT HARVEY’S LATEST NO-SHOW IS THE ULTIMATE ACT OF PLAYER DISRESPECT

The Mets starting pitcher should not be forgiven easily for his latest immature stunt. Maybe it's time for him to move on to a less distracting baseball town for the sake of the team, and his own good. | May 9, 2017, 4:31pm ET More