When Politics Creep Into Sports…

When politics creep into sports it is usually bad. Now, this is not to say it is always bad, or that sports have always been divorced from politics. Far from it. Or that the sport world is not the place for a political stance. When done correctly it can bring about change that may have gone [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|General Sports|Comments Off on When Politics Creep Into Sports…

Avoid the Stupid Stat Trap

How to Diagnose a Stupid Stat & Avoid Overusing It Through the first six weeks of the season, every broadcaster (play-by-play, color, analyst, and sideline reporter) was so eager to mention that the New England Patriots were the first team in league history to allow a 300 yard passer in six straight games. This is [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|General Sports|Comments Off on Avoid the Stupid Stat Trap

USWNT Fight for Equal Pay Just Got Clearer, But Is That Good For Them?

With USMNT Out of World Cup, USWNT's Equal Pay Fight Takes Center Stage When the final whistle blew on the United States' Men's National Team 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago, it signaled a bitter end for USMNT's hopes to make the World Cup. For the first time since 1986, a USMNT team will not [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|Soccer|Comments Off on USWNT Fight for Equal Pay Just Got Clearer, But Is That Good For Them?

An Ode to the Best Pitch in Baseball; The Inside Fastball

An Ode to the Inside Fastball Oh inside fastball, how I adore thee, Effective at a 100, or even 83. Dominant in the hands of Ryan, but also in Moyer's, When done right, the batters become voyeurs.   Oh inside fastball, why has thou been forgotten? Come playoff time, pitchers turns to the ones with [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|Baseball|Comments Off on An Ode to the Best Pitch in Baseball; The Inside Fastball

The Greatest Worst Outing of All-Time

Time Wakefield & the Greatest Worst Outing in Red Sox History With the Boston Red Sox trying to stave off elimination against the Houston Astros, most Red Sox fans are asking the same question, "why not?" Why not think the Red Sox can rip off three straight to upset the Astros? It is the same [...]

By | October 9th, 2017|MLB|Comments Off on The Greatest Worst Outing of All-Time