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Short week

November 08, 2010 |

The Ravens played yesterday, and will proceed to play again on Thursday evening at Atlanta in the NFL Network’s first Thursday night telecast of the season. The way I see things, this is sort of a catch-22. On one hand, from here on out there’ll be football on Monday and Thursday nights, which is always [...]

Is quiet leadership a bad thing in today’s world?

November 05, 2010 |

As we know, sports can be a great motif for life in general. As a part of the oh-so-competitive corporate world, I’ve been told time and time again that it’s important to toot-your-own-horn when you do something good at work. If you don’t, they say, you’ll never be able to move up. I come from [...]

Different sports, different systems

October 31, 2010 |

I love football and basketball, but baseball’s always been my favorite sport. There’s something that’s always struck me about the Americaness and timeless nature of the game. So this column isn’t necessarily about which sport is better than the others, but moreso about the different systems that they provide us in terms of getting athletes [...]

Why do some teams never have to complain?

October 25, 2010 |

I was in a bar watching football yesterday; the two games that I was primarily following were the Redskins/Bears and Ravens/Bills, and I saw the Ben Rothleisberger TD/fumble at the end of the Steeler game out of the corner of my eye. There were quite a few Steeler fans in the bar, and I actually heard [...]

World Series 2010: what does it say about the Orioles?

October 24, 2010 |

So the 2010 fall classic is now set…Giants vs. Rangers. I don’t think that anybody, least of all fans of the teams involved, would have picked this one at the beginning of the season. First off, I think it’s great for the game of baseball to have these two teams in the world series. The [...]