The book of Eli


by jimberrysports When I first met Eli Manning, it was the week before his brother Peyton played the Chicago Bears in the Super Bowl five years ago.  While everyone  was casual chic on South Beach, Eli walked around in a suit and tie. Yes, he looked dorky, but he was being himself. Now that he has…

Peyton’s new place ?


jimberrysports.com Get ready South Florida. I got a feeling its coming. Peyton Manning hype.  It sure looks like the future Hall-of-Fame quarterback and the Indianapolis Colts are about to part company. Manning has tried to put a good spin on his relationship with the Colts, but c’mon. How much sense does it make for the Colts to…

Will the REAL Dwyane Wade…??


by jimberrysports jimberrysports.com The young Dwyane Wade was one of the most exciting players in the NBA. The aging D-Wade..one of the most unpredictable. There are times he still looks like the dazzling daredevil who can make tough shots, and take tough licks. And then, there are times Wade is a turnover machine who spends…

They get it !


By Jim Berry http://www.jimberrysports.com Two Miami Heat events this weekend re-affirmed what I have felt for some time.  When it comes to great PR, no sports team in South Florida gets it like the Heat. Thursday, the team played an intra-squad scrimmage on the American Airlines arena floor and let season ticket holders come watch. …

Tony..Tony…Tony..


It wasn’t what he was saying. It was how he was saying it. Tony Sparano’s deflated tone in his post-game press conference carried with it an air of resignation.  The conventional thinking is that Sparano HAD to run the table to have a chance to keep his job.  He didn’t.  Its almost as if he…