Drugs, lies and Brian Cushing’s everlasting erection

“Honesty is such a lonely word.” –          Billy Joel   I did not have sexual relations with that woman.  I’ve never bet on baseball.  I cannot tell a lie, I did chop down that cherry tree. Blatant mistruths have been Continue reading

Baseball, boredom, bat flips and bickering

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose –          Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr, French critic, journalist, novelist It looks like the old school and new school are at it again.  It was only a week ago that Oscar Robertson implied Steph Continue reading

No soup for you: New York Met banned from baseball for life

I’ve never been banned from anything. Don’t get me wrong.  I was once escorted out of a Las Vegas nightclub long before Johnny Manziel made it fashionable but that’s a story for another time. I bring this up is because Continue reading

Gator Nation mourns as Will Grier is suspended for violating NCAA drug policy

I hate waking up to bad news. It ruins your whole day. I was the only one to actually wake up to news of Will Grier’s suspension considering I slept until one in the afternoon the day the news was Continue reading

A-Rod and the passing of yet another meaningless milestone

“What the hell am I doing here?  I don’t belong here.” Radiohead, Creep This week, Alex Rodriguez knocked in his 1992nd RBI.  That tied him with Babe Ruth for fourth most all-time.  Not long ago he passed Willie Mays for Continue reading

The NFL Personal Conduct Policy: Not Worth the Paper It’s Printed On

Of all the rules Commissioner David Stern enforced in his thirty years presiding over the NBA, his dress code legislation was one of the most criticized. At one point, too many players began showing up to games or press conferences Continue reading

Why Alex Rodriguez’ suspension just doesn’t matter

There’s a scene in one of Bill Murray’s earlier movies, Meatballs, where Murray, a camp counselor, is coaching his kids the night before their competition against the heavily favored Camp Mohawk.  Murray tells his kids that whether they win or Continue reading