A horse is a horse, of course, of course, until the Belmont Stakes

How do we explain our intermittent obsession with horse racing? For three short minutes, three times a year, we drop everything we’re doing, put on a funny hat, make ourselves mint juleps and glue ourselves to the nearest television screen Continue reading

One fan’s internal struggle: When is it okay to switch allegiances?

Funny things happen when you grow up a sports fan. In our misspent youth, we randomly cheer for players or teams without giving it a second thought. 

Hey, now. You’re an All-Star. So What?

The mid-summer classic came and went last week with the sounds of crickets chirping loudly in the background.

American League All-Time Hits Leaders by Team Trivia Contest

I was watching the Rays-Rangers game the other night when I heard an interesting statistic. As Michael Young stepped to the plate for the first time, the local announcers referred to him as the Texas Rangers’ all-time hits leader.  Really?  Continue reading