About Jake Donnelly

Sports broadcaster, specializing in play by play. Have called every sport under the sun with the exception of cricket, rugby, and kabaddi, but I wouldn't mind giving all three of those a try. The only promise I give you is if you tune in to one of my broadcast, for however long you do so, you'll enjoy life during that period of time. These blogs are my way of sharing with the world my passionate (and hopefully articulate) responses to the sports world and the world in general. I do not mean to offend anybody with these blogs, but if you're offended, hey, contact me and I'm always up for a discussion or debate.

The Refund Game; Fans at Fenway Deserve Their Money Back

The Boston Red Sox Just Played a Refund Game for the Ages; Let's Go Over it in Detail! It was all going so smoothly... until it wasn't. When the Boston Red Sox took on the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on June 23rd, nobody watching from the stands or at home knew they were [...]

By |2019-06-24T15:24:48+00:00June 24th, 2019|Baseball, MLB, News|Comments Off on The Refund Game; Fans at Fenway Deserve Their Money Back

The RBI Is More Important Than Ever

The Red Sox/Twins Marathon Reveals the Importance of the RBI Scoffed at. Derided. Belittled. The RBI is an anachronism in modern-day baseball. Cast aside by the sabermatricians and analytical minds in the front offices of major league baseball organizations. Yet, it still shows up on your standard player bug for every bat. It remains a [...]

By |2019-06-19T11:56:48+00:00June 19th, 2019|Baseball, MLB, News|Comments Off on The RBI Is More Important Than Ever

Kyle Kashuv, Harvard, and the Stalinizing of America

The Kyle Kashuv Admission Fiasco Should Scare Everyone No. Nobody is dead. That is the important thing to remember as everyone starts to grab their spades and dig their trenches. Harvard first granted admission and then rescinded admission to Kyle Kashuv; the now famous right-wing survivor of the Parkland Shooting. By every available metric, the [...]

By |2019-06-18T12:12:02+00:00June 18th, 2019|News, Politics|Comments Off on Kyle Kashuv, Harvard, and the Stalinizing of America

The Worst Timeout in NBA History; or Nick Nurse is the Anti-Andy Reid

The Worst Timeout in NBA History Brings the Warriors Back from Valhalla Congratulations Andy Reid, you have company on the Mount Rushmore of Clock Mismanagement! And the newest addition joins you for the polar opposite reason. The Jolly Red Giant of Kansas City (and Philadelphia) is, of course, known for his complete and utter inability [...]

By |2019-06-11T12:48:42+00:00June 11th, 2019|NBA, News|Comments Off on The Worst Timeout in NBA History; or Nick Nurse is the Anti-Andy Reid

Why We Get So Angry Over Bad Officiating

*Editor's Note: The First Section is a Rant on the Stanley Cup. The Real Article Begins in the Second Section. Enjoy* Bad Officiating Breaks the Promise Implicit in Sports Nole Acciari was slew-footed. Acciari knew it. Every person watching in person or on television knew it. Hell, even Tyler Bozak knew it. But, the only [...]

By |2019-06-07T16:00:48+00:00June 7th, 2019|General Sports, MLB, NBA, News, NFL, NHL, Soccer|Comments Off on Why We Get So Angry Over Bad Officiating

The Inherent Racism of Jewish Identity Politics

Jewish Identity Politics Completely Drowns Out Important Dialogue Jews come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. A few weeks back, Hen Mazzig led the charge in a viral sensation called #JewishLooking. The premise was simple; to eradicate the idea there is a stereotypical Jew look. It worked. Jews from around the world, on every continent, [...]

By |2019-06-07T14:46:12+00:00June 7th, 2019|Judaism, News, Religion|Comments Off on The Inherent Racism of Jewish Identity Politics

Belichick Thinks Big Receivers Are the Next Big Thing

Explaining Bill Belichick's Sudden Love Affair With Big Receivers Everyone knows that part of Bill Belichick's genius is his ability to implement a seemingly entirely new gameplan from week-to-week depending on the New England Patriots' opponent for that week. But Belichick is even more dynamic; constantly changing the Patriots' system overall from season-to-season depending on [...]

By |2019-06-05T11:04:00+00:00June 5th, 2019|News, NFL|Comments Off on Belichick Thinks Big Receivers Are the Next Big Thing

Eli Valley; Cartoonist, Satirist, Delusional

Eli Valley Claims His Works Are Misunderstood, But His Words Are Impossible to Misinterpret For a man so concerned about gaslighting, Eli Valley's fingerprints are all over the lamps lining the streets of both the Diaspora and Israel. During his 50+ minute presentation and 40-ish minute Q&A session before Stanford's Students for Justice in Palestine--a [...]

By |2019-05-13T09:37:54+00:00May 13th, 2019|Antisemitism, News|Comments Off on Eli Valley; Cartoonist, Satirist, Delusional

When a Bad Question Goes Bad

Why Brad Marchand Bristled at One Question Before you form an opinion on the matter, just keep this one question in mind when watching the following interview; "what is the point of the second question?" Ready? Let's roll: That is Kyle Bukauskas of Sportsnet asking Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins if he [...]

By |2019-05-07T14:25:21+00:00May 7th, 2019|General Sports, NHL|Comments Off on When a Bad Question Goes Bad

The Subtle Difference in Men’s and Women’s Sports

There is One Main Difference in Men's and Women's Sports That is Always Overlooked Women's sports are a great thing. While the first Modern Olympics in 1986 stupidly prohibited women from competing, they rectified that error by 1900. Since then, women's sports and athletics has taken off. Title IX promised true equality and it has [...]

By |2019-05-05T19:42:16+00:00May 5th, 2019|General Sports, News|Comments Off on The Subtle Difference in Men’s and Women’s Sports