It's that time of year where four Major League Baseball teams embark on one game that will either end their season or send them on to the next round of the playoffs. Some have argued that it's not fair only getting one game, one chance, to play in the next round, but most leagues have … Continue reading The 2017 MLB Wildcard Games Did Not Disappoint
When the news broke that the Boston Red Sox had stolen signs from the New York Yankees during their series a couple of weeks ago, I was mildly shocked. I say mildly because stealing signs is almost an integral part of baseball and it's the Red Sox and Yankees the most storied rivalries in sports. … Continue reading The Hilarity of the Red Sox Cheating Scandal
I stumbled across a news story yesterday on Bleacher Report that Major League Baseball was concerned about the state of Chase Field. In the article, the lawyer for the Diamondbacks cites two different incidents, the first being when a sanitation pipe burst and an air conditioning unit failed, that show that the city needs to … Continue reading Will the Diamondbacks leave Arizona?
It seems like a lifetime ago (months) that sports media was abuzz with what was going on in the New York Knicks front office/locker room between President Phil Jackson and star Carmelo Anthony and now another NY sports team is dominating the news cycle. It raises the question, what is in the sports water in … Continue reading Is There Something in the New York Sports Water?
Or The Big Papi Love Post If you couldn't guess by the title, this week's 30 for 30 Reaction focuses on the film 4 Days in October. Because of course, this week starts the MLB Playoffs and history has shown that the best baseball is played in October. Side note: Congrats to the Blue Jays … Continue reading The Best Baseball Happens in October
I wanted to step away from 30 for 30 docs that focuses on either College or Professional Football, so I picked "You Don't Know Bo" which I thought focused on baseball judging by the poster on Netflix. But upon watching the film first couple of minutes of the film I found out that I had … Continue reading The Man, The Myth, The Legend of Bo Jackson
Social Media is a wonderful thing. It gives users a chance to broadcast their feelings to millions of people and engage with those that enjoy similar interests. Social media, in this case Twitter, is a powerful tool for athletes to use to engage with fans and usually it's a positive experience. The Seattle Mariners learned … Continue reading Some Athletes Need to Think Before They Tweet