|The obstruction attempt was valiant, but the call was correct|
|It was the right call. Boston third baseman Will Middlebrooks knew what he was doing. The call was correct.|
But I still love the play by Middlebrooks.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
|NCAA is morally bankrupt; now they can afford to pay student-athletes|
|One thing is certain about the NCAA's absurd "punishment" handed down Tuesday for the University of Miami football program's transgressions.|
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
|1 championship or 10 second-place finishes? Hmmmm.|
|A handful of baseball teams get to enjoy the splendor of playoff ball in October.|
For everyone else, it's back to the drawing board. Even for the so-called good teams.
Anything less than a playoff berth is, for most teams, unacceptable.
Thursday, October 03, 2013
|3 straight wins soothes some Cubs therapy|
|We're one month into baseball season, and I'm reaching out to my support group. Cub fans, look lively.|
Sunday, April 28, 2013
|So, are young athletes ready for prime time or not?|
|Tianlang Guan, a 14-year-old from China, who would otherwise be more worried about homework today, is battling to make the cut in the second round of the Masters at Augusta. Already, he's become the youngest competitor ever to play the Masters.|
Friday, April 12, 2013
|Penn State's world of ill-defined victims|
|Accident-scene gawkers will love the fact that NBC's "Today Show" will present a new interview with Jerry Sandusky this Monday. The network announced the interview on Friday.|
"He'll describe in his own words what he says happened on the Penn State campus," Matt Lauer said of the interview.
Friday, March 22, 2013
|Time for the Redskins to change their name|
|Let's be real. There are debatable examples of what constitutes PC patrol, and then there's simply what's right or wrong.|
The Washington 'Redskins' name?
Yeah, that's just wrong.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
|Cardinals are closing in on the right choice for coach|
|Andy Reid - who one NFL source told ESPN Tuesday is "95 percent" close to becoming head coach - would be a great fit with the Arizona Cardinals. Kevin Kolb as his QB? Meh.|
Tuesday, January 01, 2013
|Are there signs of NHL lockout progress in our own CHL?|
|Hard to tell what to make of the Coyote exodus from the Sundogs, the double-A affiliate of the parent club that reached the NHL's Western Conference Finals a year ago - back when the NHL actually played games. That was so 2011.|
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
|Playing politics with the new Vikings stadium|
|Is it me or is Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton playing politics? (I know, I know. Say it ain't so, right?)|
AP reported Tuesday night that Gov. Dayton went public that he does not believe that the Minnesota Vikings should consider imposing extra fees on season-ticket holders as a way to help cover the team's share of a new $975 million stadium.
Sounds great. Man-of-the-people stuff on the part of Dayton.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
|Could Schlemko be coming back to the Sundogs?|
|The Arizona Sundogs issued a news release on Wednesday about their press conference this Friday, Oct. 5, in Prescott Valley. According to the release, the team will make a special announcement regarding their newest signed player for the 2012-13 season, which opens Oct. 20.|
Thursday, October 04, 2012
|Just what is 'good' for the NFL anyway?|
|The real referees are back for tonight's Browns-Ravens NFL game, and there is certainly joy in Mudville.|
Thursday, September 27, 2012
|Interleague play increasing because it's working|
|Interleague play in MLB is more mainstream than ever. Actually, scratch that. It becomes even more mainstream next season.|
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
|Foreign NFL expansion is a no-no; plus my Super Bowl pick|
|With the NFL opening in earnest on Sunday, here's the question du jour:|
Should the NFL be expanding into Europe and other countries?
Saturday, September 08, 2012
|Blog: Some Penn State backers big on denial|
|Former Penn State faculty leaders blasted the NCAA and former FBI director Louis Freeh today over their handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal.|
Wednesday, August 29, 2012