I have a beef with the Commissioner. Not Commissioner Stern. Not Commissioner Goodell. This time around it’s the man, the myth, the-soon-to-be-retired-but-it-can’t-come-soon-enough Commissioner Selig.
Wednesday afternoon, 161 games into the Major League season with only one remaining, I was psyched at the possibility of attending a one-game playoff between the Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.
Anyone who’s been watching the Rays chase down the Red Sox for the lone American League wild card spot knows Tampa Bay’s pitching staff (3.59 team ERA, 2nd best in the A.L.) has kept opposing hitters on their heels all Continue reading Fair or foul? Reconsidering human behavior when souvenirs fly our way
It’s officially time to review our 19 brave entries into SportsChump’s first ever NFL Over/Under contest. Not a bad turnout if I do say so myself.
… and a good time was had by all. As always, nice work, gentlemen. See ya’ in 364 days!
Good news arrived in the mail today, which was a welcome change from the bills, catalogs and random coupon mailings that usually clutter my mailbox.
“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 Supply and demand in professional sports: The real meaning of worth
I must be getting old… which is funny because I don’t feel like it. Sure, there are the traditional, telltale signs: the grey in the goatee, the aching back, the ever-receding hairline and the increasing frequency with which I’m called Continue reading Signs that SportsChump is getting old, Vol. 1: Cranberry juice and soda water