Originally Posted by BigBen'sSwagger
IMHO HD is the way to go. Not just for sports but everyday TV is better as well. For sports the you will see a better defined picture. The price is starting to come down a little. If you do get one Samsung is the best one at this time but there are also other brands that are not bad as well. Do your homework before you buy. I would suggest you stay away from Plasma they aren't built to last even though the picture is pretty good.
I have two of these and just love them. My buddy and my folks both have very expensive Sony's, and they both say they wish they had gotten a Samsung after seeing the picture quality.