What an uppity week it’s been for sports. With all the stimulants being passed around, it’s amazing anyone can catch a bit of sleep. From Poland to Las Vegas to Cooperstown, athletes have made headlines for dipping into the supply Continue reading
Last week, we bid the first, long-awaited adieu to Bud Selig, a man who will mistakenly go down as one of the better commissioners baseball has ever seen. Rob Manfred will soon take his place. Manfred has worked for Major Continue reading
The e-mail string started simply enough. I received an email from my Uncle Alex with nothing in the text. The subject line read “Still like instant replay?” Years ago, right on this very website, he and I debated the merits Continue reading
I have a friend. His name is J-Dub. He’s kinda weird, an ornery fellow if I may. We’ve never officially met but he runs a website just like mine, except his has a lot more curse words. He is one Continue reading
According to recent reports, Major League Baseball’s performance-enhancing prototype, Alex Rodriguez, is dropping his appeal, taking the year off and heading to Mexico. Good for him. I’m surprised Bud Selig didn’t offer to drive him to the airport.
Welcome to my 27th post about steroid and PED use in Major League Baseball. To be honest, I thought that number would have been higher as all we ever talk about these days is what athletes do off the field Continue reading
I remember having a debate with my uncle about a year or so ago. My old uncle Alex is a lifelong baseball fan and a consummate purist, a stark contrast to his otherwise sensible nature.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig recently told a member of the media that he has “never sent an e-mail and never will.” I guess that explains why the sport he oversees remains stuck in the Stone Age. Selig probably Continue reading
Setting: A dimly lit, smoke-filled room. A scrawny, grey-haired, spectacled gentleman sits at his desk, contemplating retirement while tapping his loafers on the Plasticine that protects his plush, office carpet from the rolling wheels of his chair.
Curt Schilling is a lightning rod. You either love him or you hate him.