Sports, lies and videotape

“Overprivileged white guy goes to a foreign country, destroys property, blames it on brown people, lies about it all, flees the country, and gets hailed as a hero. Ryan Lochte is Peak American.” Dr. Milhouse, Facebook post circa 2016   Continue reading

Pete Rose Hall of Fame chatter reemerges with election of new baseball commissioner

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

Predicting the future in sports? No thanks.

I had an interesting thought the other day. There’s a scene from one of the Back to the Future movies where Christopher Lloyd travels back in time with a list of the next World Series winners.  (I wonder if he Continue reading