One of the odd things about this Superbowl is that during the entire season it seemed that everyone on the radio in New England was positive the Patriots wouldn't get this far and I wasn't worried one bit, now that the Superbowl is a week away I find I have a bad feeling about this … Continue reading 5 Patriots Superbowl Worries
By: Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – We have some pretty important elections coming up in Louisiana but all anyone is really talking about is LSU v Alabama coming up this weekend. We love our college football down here. It’s been nearly seven years since LSU beat Alabama in a 9-6 defensive struggle between the two powerhouse … Continue reading Report From Louisiana: It’s Game Day, Y’all!
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
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
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
Curly: Hey! What's this stuff for anyway? Larry: Why, it's a cleaner, ya chump! Curly: I know, it's auto polish. Moe: You boys really wanna know what it's for? Larry & Curly: [together]: Yeah. Moe: It's for sale, now get busy selling it. The Three Stooges, Dizzy Doctors 1937 The New Year started in a bad … Continue reading ESPN/Wickersham & the Patriots Wolff & Trump: Selling Dupes The Same Narrative
One more point concerning the NFL protests. The NFL players might be OK with a less profitable league and a contract that might be smaller right now when they are making six and seven figures but they are forgetting something. The avg NFL players career is 3.3 years, for a pro-bowl caliber player that shoots … Continue reading NFL Players will feel these Protests for Years after their Six and Seven figure jobs are gone
If you are looking for a distraction from the news of the day and a lot of people are these days, you're in luck. Major League Baseball is giving us a some division and wild card races this season that (unless you are a fan of the NL East) really fits the bill. Let's start … Continue reading MLB 2017 A plethora of Remarkable Races
...if you have to think about the answer to: "Does this player belong in the Hall of Fame?" the answer is no.
So great that Red Sox fans gave him a standing Ovation for robbing Hanley Ramirez of a Home Run: Red Sox fans know greatness when they see it. That’s why Cleveland Indians center fielder Austin Jackson received a standing ovation from the Fenway Park faithful on Tuesday night after taking away a home run from Sox slugger Hanley Ramirez. … Continue reading How Great Was Cleveland Indians Austin Jackson’s Catch at Fenway Park last night?
There has been a lot of talk about who is more important Brady or Belichick as the Patriots, much to the delight of New Englanders and the dismay of the Anti-Trump crowd (excepting those in NE that is) reach their 7th Superbowl, but if you really want to understand how much Brady & Belichick each … Continue reading Brady + Belichick = Stengel + Berra
By John Ruberry As this decade winds down you can look for many 100th anniversary articles. They'll be a huge uptick of them next year to mark the centennial of America's entry into World War I, followed by more on the armistice that concluded "the war to end all wars" in 1918. The execution of … Continue reading (Review) The Betrayal: The 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball
Intern: Wonderful thing, pain. Without pain, no race could survive. 4th Doctor: I'm well aware of that. Intern: Autonomic defence mechanism. Doctor Who, The Hand of Fear 1976 Although the Red Sox have been on a rough patch lately there has been one constant factor this season. David Ortiz is the reason they are in … Continue reading The Wisdom of David Ortiz
Because apparently if you have the muscle structure of a boy under 15 you can destroy a woman's olympic contender with ease: Australia's national women's soccer team have suffered a devastating defeat in the lead up to the Rio Olympics - going down 7-0 to the Newcastle Jets under-15 boys side. What is particularly concerning … Continue reading Attn Transgender Soccer Players Australia’s Woman’s Team Needs YOU
At Chicks on the Right we have the story of another success story in woman's sports: The Alaska Schools Activities Association recently implemented a policy which allows each school to decide if transgender athletes can compete with the gender of their choice. There’s no general rule. The problem is, some schools don’t even require that … Continue reading Cause and Effect Girls Track Edition