With a tip of my hat to the great actor, art collector, and cigar aficionado Edward G. Robinson (Love you, Eddie G), it’s time to take a look at the “eclectic” cast of characters on Major League Baseball’s 2010 Hall of Fame ballot. Here’s how the game works: I’m going to break down every player [...] [...more]
On September 20, 1973, at the Houston Astrodome Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs played the historic “Battle of the Sexes”. Battle of the Sexes was nationally televised in prime time on the ABC network. Over 50 million viewers tuned in to the boob tube to watch Battle of the Sexes.
In 1973 Billie Jean King [...] [...more]
Reggie Jackson, a 14-time All-Star who was inducted into the Baseball Hall Of Fame in 1993 is also known as Mr. October. Reggie Jackson earned the nickname Mr. October after his great performances in the five World Series he participated in while a member of the Oakland A’s and New York Yankees. His best performance [...] [...more]
With many of our trading deadlines come and gone, you’ll find yourself scouring the waiver wires for decent help as the playoffs approach. Nestled among the castoffs and injured fantasy studs you’ll find a few intriguing deals to be had.
Here are two players who have a great chance to make a late-season rise from [...] [...more]
In 1992, former NFL defensive lineman Lyle Alzado died a very ugly and public death from brain cancer. He blamed the brain cancer on his longtime steroid abuse. Alzado, who played for the Denver Broncos, Cleveland Browns, and L.A. Raiders during his career, was one of the NFL’s premiere pass rushers and had embarked on [...] [...more]