For those who pay attention to the financial side of the National Football League, this promises to be an interesting season. Thanks to persistent disagreements between ownership and the player’s union, we are about to embark on the first salary-cap-free season in recent memory.
While the players are certainly excited about this development, it could [...] [...more]
The tone of the 2006 Division Series was set early, and with great embarrassment for the Los Angeles Dodgers. It was Game 1, second inning, nobody out. Jeff Kent was on second base, J.D. Drew on first. With Mets pitcher John Maine clearly in a jam, Russell Martin lashed a drive into the right field [...] [...more]
When the Philadelphia A’s pulled up roots and moved to Kansas City in 1955, owner Arnold Johnson may as well have dug a canal in his wake.
They were, perhaps, the best dancing partners in the history of the major leagues. In the years between his takeover of the Athletics (1955) and his death (1960), [...] [...more]
In the 2001 NBA Draft, the Washington Wizards drafted the Kwame Brown as the first overall pick. Since Kwame Brown went straight from high school to the NBA, many basketball fans had never heard of him. The Wizards took a gamble that clearly didn’t pay off.
Brown almost played college basketball. He signed a letter of [...] [...more]
So, I’m a huge baseball fan. I could name you members of each starting rotation from around the majors, and usually a fair number of their position players. But, despite all of my success in the fantasy football field, I’ve never gotten around to joining a fantasy baseball league.
But I am, after all, a professional. [...] [...more]