The way it’s talked about, you’d think the NBA’s Eastern Conference is the Washington Generals to the Western Conference’s bucket of confetti. Continue reading MILD MILD WEST
The New York Islanders got to choose their playoff opponent while the Pittsburgh Penguins didn’t. This is peculiar because the Pens had the 4th best record in the NHL, and the Isles had the 4th best record…in their own division. Continue reading NATURAL SELECTION
Down 4 runs to the potent Washington Nationals in the 5th inning, with runners at first and second with no one out, Mike Matheny elected to let Jaime Garcia hit for himself. Continue reading THIRD TIME’S NOT A CHARM
Lineups used to be made under the ideal assumption no one would make an out. Light-hitting fast guy…then “handle the bat” guy…solid hitter 3rd…big bopper “cleans up” the bases.
Sounds like a heck of a first inning. The problem is that it rarely happens that way. Continue reading OUT OF ORDER
Many managers ‘go with their gut’, which is interesting because, well, have you seen some of their guts? Continue reading BUNTING AND SIT-UPS
“The new slide rule.”
Or is it the “Now enforced interference rule?” Continue reading JOHN GIBBONS WEARS PANTS
I have to apologize for my social media accounts having been hacked. Evidently someone posted “Tell me how your bracket’s doing.” Continue reading MAD ABOUT YOU
Oscar Robertson used to walk to school. Uphill both ways, probably. Continue reading OSCAR ROBERTSON & BIFF TANNEN
You learn a lot about your blind date when the first thing your friend mentions is his or her personality.