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What’s the Deal?

December 27, 2009 |

At 11:12 pm (according to my microwave clock) Al Michaels just said “if the Ravens win at Oakland, they’re in.” However, CBSsports.com and nfl.com both say that Denver and the Jets control their own destiny. Which is it? The AFC playoff picture is as complex as we’ve ever seen, but considering the Monday Night game [...]

A Great ALCS

October 16, 2009 |

I saw on ESPN.com that all eight of their baseball experts have picked the Yankees to win the ALCS. Maybe I’m nuts, but I think these teams are very even. In fact, I think there are several places where the Angels have an advantage. 1. C.C. Sabathia has never had much success against the Angels, [...]

The Greatest Time of Year

October 05, 2009 |

With all apologies to the first weekend of March Madness, this week, especially in 2009, is the best sports week of the year. Honestly, if you look at the opening week of the NCAA tournament, the action starts Thursday at noon, and ends Sunday evening around 7:00. You get three and a half days of [...]

Orioles to Face a Sure-Fire Hall of Famer?

July 31, 2009 |

Now that Rickey got inducted on his first ballot and Mr. Rice slid in on his last, there’s a baseball Hall of Fame story that I don’t understand, and I’d like those knowledgeable fans to help me. It’s not really a story, per say. It’s more rhetoric than story. Actually, it’s the rhetoric of many [...]

Eleven Things You’ll See Before the Lakers Bow Out, and Before Bob Runs Naked.

May 17, 2009 |

Enough of the babble. Enough of the “anyone can win on any given day.” Enough of the game-seven anaylsis. Can Orlando beat Boston? Who cares? Neither of them are beating Lebron. And do you really think the Lakers are going to lose to Houston, at home, in a game seven? Please. It won’t happen. The [...]