Thursday morning quick picks

Follow my post yesterday about Tiger Woods and Big Brown, and the subsequent announcement about Tiger Woods’ season-ending injury, Valerie from Foolish Pleasure commented, “And, in true thoroughbred fashion, Tiger is now out for the rest of the year.” Citing the specifics of the injury and of Tiger’s swing, Rick Reilly of ESPN said that…

Tiger is to Big Brown?

Hmm, not exactly, as one won and the other didn’t. But on Monday, with only a shot or two different, Rocco Mediate might have been Da’ Tara. For two consecutive weekends, America’s sporting attention was riveted by major events with surprising similarities. Both the US Open and the Belmont represent milestones in their respective sports.…