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Major League Baseball is on hold for all the wrong reasons. (Courtesy of Flickr)

What’s The Frequency, Baseball?

June 14, 2020

We regret to inform you that, during a global pandemic that has killed over 115,000 Americans and left at least 21 million people unemployed, Major League Baseball’s players and owners are squabbling over ...

Sabrina Ionescu (above) can be a transcendant basketball star for the WNBA's New York Liberty. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Welcome to Brooklyn

April 22, 2020

The stats are hard to believe, but the numbers alone fail to express the full picture. Because Ionescu’s impact transcends accolades and integers, not just on Oregon or women’s basketball, but the larger sports world. And that is not hyperbole.

Tiger Woods (above) won his most improbable major yet at the 2019 Masters. Fans re-lived it on Sunday. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Play the Hits

April 15, 2020

In the absence of live sports, networks are airing reruns of old games. They aren't so bad... or predictable.

Astros manager AJ Hinch (above) lost his job as a result of the team's sign-stealing scandal. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Astros Outrage Put on Hold

April 1, 2020

The Houston Astros were set to face a full season of ridicule after their offseason controversies. Now, that may be forgotten.

Sports are on hold, but that doesn't mean there aren't positives we can find. (Courtesy of Flickr)

A World Without Sports

March 25, 2020

It is unfortunate when so much of what sports fans and players love is gone. We all hope sports and the entire world will soon resume to normal, but that is not to say there are not any positives in the meantime.

Many sports leagues may be playing in stadiums that look like this in the coming weeks. (Courtesy of Flickr)

I’m Not a Doctor

March 11, 2020

Many players and fans are upset about coronavirus' effect on sports. But should they be?

The XFL is very similar to the ABA, trying new innovations for bigger leagues to use. (Courtesy of Flickr)

The XFL’s Legacy May Outlive Its Existence

March 4, 2020

If you have been an active sports fan over the past month or so, you, like most of us, have probably been fascinated, entertained and perhaps even perplexed by the the XFL, the brand new football league...

Kobe Bryant epitomized what the All-Star Game should be all about. (Courtesy of Flickr)

NBA Gets It Right With New All-Star Game

February 19, 2020

The NBA introduced a new All-Star Game format for this season, and with the combination of the new format and recent developments, this year's All-Star Game was one of the best ever.

Pete Rose has served a ban of over 30 years for gambling on baseball. (Courtesy of Flickr)

For Pete’s Sake

February 12, 2020

Pete Rose has been banned from baseball for over 30 years, but enough is enough.

Carlos Beltran wasn’t long for the Mets’ manager position. He was historically short. (Courtesy of Flickr)

76 Days in Flushing

January 22, 2020

The Mets' ineptitude continued this week with the team wandering into the middle of the biggest scandal in sports.

Jeremy Brown feared failure. He may have feared success even more. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: 60 Feet Over the Fence

December 4, 2019

If you’re a baseball fan, you may be familiar with “Moneyball,” the 2003 book and its accompanying 2011 film. One of the most poignant scenes in each revolves around an out-of-shape minor-league...

Daniel Jones (above) and Sam Darnold could be the futures of their teams. (Courtesy of Flickr)

The Giants & Jets: A Tough Game to Watch

November 13, 2019

The 2019 National Football League (NFL) season in the New York area has made it almost impossible to be enthusiastic or even care about football. Playing in the same region, the same city and even the...

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