The last professional athlete I will ever look up to retired today. Don’t get me wrong, there are still some that I respect for what they do on and off the field, but John Tavares is the last athlete I adored as a fan before working in sports media.
Sorry to start with a conclusion but September is the best sports month. A couple of other months are loaded with events but September wins because it's about beginnings. You've been looking forward to September for months, and that makes the difference.
Here's my September calendar of highlights.
September 1 or 2, The Brady decision. Because what great sports month doesn't