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WBC: IF USA’s BEST WON’T PLAY, IT’S OVER

March 07, 2009 |

This afternoon the United States makes its debut in the 2nd World Baseball Classic when they face Canada at the Sky Dome (not the corporate name).   Team USA will be trying to improve on its inaugural appearance in 2006 when they failed to reach the semi-finals after getting bounced by Mexico.  You might remember that [...]

IF THIS IS HOW IT’S GOING TO BE, THEN GOODBYE RAY

February 27, 2009 |

 Like a lot of people right now I have raw emotions running through me about Ray Lewis.  While I am trying to stay somewhat unattached and dispassionate on this, I can only say I am disappointed in Ray Lewis and his advisors. Look, I more than most fans understand the business of sports.  After all, [...]

WILLIAMS MIGHT BE DOING HIS BEST JOB

February 22, 2009 |

In the face of ever-widening criticism, it’s easy to overlook the coaching job that Gary Williams is doing with the 2008-09 Terps.  While I am not giving him a pass on his recruiting efforts, this might be his best bench coaching job ever.  Yesterday’s win over North Carolina was further evidence.  Carolina possesses an NBA [...]

MEMO TO BASEBALL: TIME FOR LEADERS TO DO THEIR PENANCE

February 14, 2009 |

Time is up boys; the gig is over.  Listen up Donald Fehr, Gene Orza, and Bud Selig because Lord knows you would screw up a free lunch.  Here is how you get rid of steroids and rid the game of its greatest black eye since the 1919 Black Sox scandal.   First, come clean and [...]

GREENE TORCHES NEW HAMPSHIRE WITH 36 POINTS IN UMBC WIN

February 10, 2009 |

They say it’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.  Well tonight at the RAC Arena on the campus of UMBC, the littlest dog among them, 5’8 senior point guard Jay Greene, scored  36 points as the Retrievers (11-13, 5-7 in America East ) [...]