Author archive of Phil Watson


Phil Watson

A 20-year journalism veteran who has written and produced my own syndicated sports commentary five days a week since October 2010. My blog is at afrmediaonline.com.

I’m not really sure when it happened, but there’s no question it happened: The NFL Draft turned into a made-for-prime-time...

This year marks 30 years since the NFL Draft produced a first round chock full of great quarterbacks. In 1983,...

The NBA playoffs tip off Saturday and the Eastern Conference’s cast of teams has two new entries from a year...

It was an ordinary Monday, but in the historic city of Boston, this Monday was special. It was Patriots’ Day,...

When Adam Scott sank his birdie putt on the 18th green to take a one-shot lead at 8-under par, he didn’t just...

It’s not uncommon for a batter to decide he needs to send a message to a pitcher who has pitched him inside one...

If the Los Angeles Lakers don’t make the playoffs this season, no one will be able to blame Kobe Bryant. That...

Basketball is not often a game where a lesser light can steal the spotlight.For every role player who rose to the...

Photo Credit: USA Today 11:18Halftime: Minnesota 35, UCLA 25 11:17Iowa State with a nice reverse layup from Niang...

Photo credit: Harry How The first full day of NCAA tournament action came with its share of upsets and near-upsets. None...

Photo credit: USA TODAY Sports There are some out there who posit the theory that the Miami Heat would be better...

Photo credit: Gregory Shamus Within a week or so, most of the NCAA tournament buzz will be about the behemoths,...

Photo credit: Elsa The Louisville Cardinals finished strong, winning 13 of their last 14 games—with the lone...

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