I was all ready to run my final piece on the endgame of the left post election when word came at work that the Red Sox had won game five and the world series. So in honor of the unity expressed in this tweet... For the next few days there are no liberals, or conservatives … Continue reading Five Red Sox World Series Thoughts
By John Ruberry Four months ago in this space I wrote this entry: Horrible season for White Sox may portend bright future. Okay, the situation has improved somewhat since May, when the South Siders were on pace to lose a club-record 117 games, which would be just short of the modern day record for futility, … Continue reading Chicago White Sox 2018 season not as horrible as once feared
Yesterday my wife and I visited Sun Trust park and watched the Red Sox, despite a shaky (but scoreless) performance from Nathan Evoaldi, take game one of their 3 game set with the Atlanta Braves 8-2. The game was much closer than the score would indicate and it wasn't until the Sox added two in … Continue reading Sports: The MLB Playoff Race Continues the NFL Kaepernick Season Opens
I am an avid golfer and very much a fan of the PGA Tour. Like everyone else, I was impressed by Tiger Woods and rooted for him in his early years on the tour. I did think it was a bit unfair when he had the gallery move a boulder for him at the 1999 … Continue reading Tiger Woods as a Symbol of the Left
...because stories like this: NFL players continued to protest during the national anthem on Thursday night as the league began the first full week of its 2018 preseason. Some players held their fists in the air, while others decided to kneel, despite the controversy surrounding the action. Wide receivers Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson, both … Continue reading The NFLPA Should Register as an Official Donor to the Trump Campaign…
If you turned in early to the Red Sox Seattle game you saw a lot of offense. You saw the Mariners put up 4 in the top of the first and the Red Sox answer with five. Then Mariners put up six more meaning that Red Sox starter Stephen Wright, who had given up a … Continue reading The Red Sox and Seattle Prove Why Baseball is THE Best Sport AGAIN
by baldilocks Last week, at the request of one Kim Kardashian West, President Trump commuted the life sentence of a non-violent drug dealer Alice Marie Johnson. Johnson had served 21 years. Now the president wants to keep the ball rolling, as it were. I’ve been LMAO ever since I read about this yesterday. U.S. President … Continue reading Trump to NFL Players: Bring Me a List
You might remember last week I wrote this about Matt Light, who after excoriating his New England Patriots for kneeling during the national anthem was voted into the Patriots Hall of Fame by the fans: While I don’t expect the league or the Patriots to acknowledge the part Light’s unequivocal response to those anthem protests … Continue reading Cause and Effect Matt Light and the end of Kneeling Protests for the NFL
By John Ruberry "Baseball is a lot like life. It's a day-to-day existence, full of ups and downs. You make the most of your opportunities in baseball as you do in life." Longtime Detroit Tigers broadcaster Ernie Harwell. For the 2018 Chicago White Sox, so far there have been a lot of downs. The South … Continue reading Horrible season for White Sox may portend bright future
Most Members of sports media are liberal and it's interesting to see the parallels between their conventional wisdom on the NBA playoffs regarding the Boston Celtics and the Conventional wisdom concerning Trump. When Gordon Hayward went down in game one of the season Conventional Wisdom on sports radio said that the Celtics chances to make … Continue reading Conventional Wisdom is Always Right Till it’s Wrong NBA Edition
On WEEI as I was driving into work today in between expressions of delight at the unexpected success of the Celtics vs LeBron James and Cleveland I was listening to the hosts express surprise that Matt Light won the fan vote for the Patriots Hall of fame over Richard Seymour and Mike Vrabel. On Wednesday, … Continue reading Matt Light Made the Patriots Hall of Fame for Being Ashamed of Being a Patriot When the Team Kneeled
I talked to the ownership and the coach of the new East Coast Football League (ECFL) team the Mass Phoenix in Leominster on Friday where their team will play their home games If like me you aren't interested in the NFL Draft but have an interest in actual football this might be to your taste. … Continue reading Voices of the East Coast Football League Mass Phoenix out of Leominster MA
It's been an amazing year for Boston Sports. Last Year the Red Sox Won their Division, the Patriots went to the Superbowl, the Bruins are tied for the lead in their division with 3 games to go and the Celtics, even without their Superstar Kyrie Irving are in 2nd place in their division with a … Continue reading Red Sox Start 5-1 and Nobody Cares
I spoke to Byron York of the Washington Examiner at CPAC 2018 I must confess I have a real soft spot for Mr. York. He was the 1st member of the MSM who said he had read or heard of my work seven years ago and also one of the first to be interviewed by … Continue reading Voices at CPAC 2018 Byron York of the Washington Examiner
I spoke to (and spent a fair amount of time with) Erik Svane of the blog ¡No Pasarán! at CPAC 2018 the part on Camera 2 is here You might ask why I don't just reshoot stuff like this or re-edit it there are three reasons, one usually there is limited time to speak to … Continue reading Voices of CPAC 2018 Erik Svane of ¡No Pasarán!
Eric Reed late of the San Francisco 49ers is outraged at the idea that actions have consequences: “The notion that I can be a great signing for your team for cheap, not because of my skill set but because I’ve protested systemic oppression, is ludicrous,” Reid tweeted Thursday. “If you think is [sic], then your … Continue reading Cause and Effect Eric Reed Edition or How DARE my actions have consequences
Due to the snowstorm this week I ended up working on my day off yesterday (which is why I unfortunately missed last night's event in Worcester ) and on the drive home heard part of the Mizzou Florida State game. Florida State won by a final score of 67-54 but while I was in the … Continue reading Did Social Justice cost Mizzou in the NCAA tournament?
The most important sign of spring has arrived, the grapefruit league is now in full swing and the Boston Red Sox have started Spring 6-2. Over the last year all I heard on local sports radio was how the Yankees (6-1 so far this spring) are the team to beat how their acquisition of slugger … Continue reading Time for some 2018 Red Sox Baseball Talk
The Winter Olympics came and went, and it was full of ads. I tried watching, but as far as I could see the coverage was a ratio of 1:1:2. For every minute of actual sports, you were subject to one minute of athletes' sappy personal stories, and two minutes of commercials. Then there were the … Continue reading Let’s hear it for The Curling Dads
Deputy Sheriff of Nottingham: I order you to lose Robin Hood: My Lord Sheriff you seem to think I can win and lose as I please, that's a very difficult shot, a person could not be blamed for missing that target entirely. Adventures of Robin Hood the Truce 1960 For the last week I've been listening … Continue reading Patriots fans sounding as entitled as Hillary Insiders.