A common narrative throughout Drew Brees’s career is that he’s often been overlooked—too short, twice injured, playing in the shadow of quarterback greats like Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers. But the more important reality is that Brees has always been a perfect quarterback for this generation.
Maryland. Ohio State. Yet fans fret over how rules designed to damage fewer brains will spoil their Sundays, and coaches link those same rules to the downfall of our nation. Perspective is in order: Football is a sport, nothing more
Because Justify’s victory came so close on the heels of American Pharoah’s and both horses share the same trainer, it’s easy to see the parallels. But after watching them both ride into history, this much is clear: The feeling will never get old.
When American Pharaoh ended the Triple Crown drought in 2015, Belmont Park quivered as Pharoh crossed the line. Now with Justify in position to win a Triple Crown so shortly after, has the narrative and excitement faded?
Secretariat's run at the 1973 Belmont Stakes is one of the most legendary feats in the history of horse racing. Nearly a half-century later, Chic Anderson’s call is as much a part of the memory as Secretariat’s race.