Much like diehards from Boston, Oklahoma City, Green Bay and Munich, this comic captures similar enthusiasm.
A figurative family of fans – box, portable, ceiling and oscillating – are all on their feet rooting on their favorite home team. Continue reading
Today’s TBT sports blog features a Hall of Fame athlete with a household appliance for a nickname. He played the hot corner better than anyone else in baseball history.
Instead of an oven or a stove top grill, this third baseman was known as Hoover, short for the old American standard in vacuum cleaners. He sucked up every baseball hit his way.
In the same way Hoover vacuums were the predominant household appliance of the 1950s, 60s and 70s, Brooks Robinson was the undisputed best fielding third baseman who ever played the game. Named to Major League Baseball’s All Century Team in 1999, Robinson played third base for the Baltimore Orioles for an incredible 23 years. Continue reading
In addition to steroids, the public display of Adjusting the Fellas must be banished from baseball.
And yes, MLB fans, you know exactly what fellas I’m talking about. Continue reading
Watching the ESPN 30 for 30 doc Best of Enemies has prompted me to pen today’s #TBT sports blog. My post remembers a talented tinsel town team that perfectly fit the Hollywood hype of its spot on Showtime nickname. This … Continue reading
When they don’t have their best stuff, pitchers can easily get knocked around – or shelled – by the opposing team. This can happen during an MLB, NCAA, high school or even a Little League game, Continue reading
An eagerly anticipated LeBron James post NBA Finals rest is warranted – for sports fans!
Sure, the four-time NBA MVP and two-time NBA champion is more than likely exhausted from advancing with the Miami Heat once again to the NBA Finals.
But, just think how fatigued fans have become. We can’t pick up a newspaper, turn on a television, look at our phone or log onto the internet without being bombarded by news about LeBron James. Continue reading
The Olympic sport of gymnastics has always confused me.
I’m perplexed as to why the sport of gymnastics discriminates against bigger boned bodies.
Yes, I’m lamenting why larger ladies and girthier guys who would like to wear leotards, too, are getting shafted.
If boxing and wrestling have a myriad of divisions ranging from pint size featherweights to hulking heavyweights, why can’t the same be true of gymnastics? Continue reading
Congrats to Major League Baseball’s Big Hurt.
Along with pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, former hard hitting first baseman Frank Thomas, known as the Big Hurt, got inducted yesterday in baseball’s Hall of Fame. Continue reading
Today’s Friday Sports Funny examines the two schools of thought relating to unwritten rules in sports. Some fans love unwritten rules. They revere them as time honored traditions that compliment the black and white regulations permanently etched in rule books. … Continue reading
Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog lists my all-time top 20 sounds in sports. While consuming terrific NBA Playoff action this week, sports fans can also feast on the many baseball, soccer and hockey games available on television. In addition … Continue reading