Initial Thoughts on the 2014 MLB Playoffs

Stat Of The Day No sport has bastardized the use of the statistic more than Major League Baseball. Here’s proof. Headed into the bottom of the fourth inning of Game Two of the ALDS between Detroit and Baltimore, Victor Martinez Continue reading

Ebbs and woes: Tim Tebow, Tony LaRussa, Kim Kardashian, Eagles, Saints, college football realignment and Big Foot

“We live in a cynical world, filled with tough competitors.” – Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire

They said what? Another glorious week of sports sound-bites starring Albert Pujols, Bob Stoops, Derek Fisher and Rex Ryan

Meet Albert Pujols, new master of the understatement. 

Supply and demand in professional sports: The real meaning of worth

“The market price of every particular commodity is regulated by the proportion between the quantity which is actually brought to market, and the demand of those who are willing to pay the natural price of the commodity” -Adam Smith, Wealth Continue reading

Charlie Sheenisms and their equivalent in the world of sports

Charlie Sheen talks sports… sort of Continue reading

National League Hit Leaders by Team: My shot at redemption

As I mentioned in part one of our all-time hit leaders trivia contest, I had a significantly easier time naming the greatest hitters of the 16 National League teams than I did with the American League.

A juicing Big Mac: Mark McGwire’s steroid use leaves more questions than answers

I don’t like movies that are predictable. Like the typical romantic comedy where the couple who despises each other falls in love in the end or the true-crime thriller where we know the killer’s identity from scene one. Scriptwriters may Continue reading

Weekly SportsChumpdate feat. Chris Carpenter, Matthew Stafford, Melanie Oudin, Derek Jeter, Sam Bradford and the dangers of tequila

Proving once again that reality television is bad for you, San Diego Charger linebacker Shawne Merriman was arrested for allegedly restraining and choking his girlfriend, former reality television star, Tila Tequila.  Tequila hasn’t done this much damage to someone on the Continue reading