#TBT Sports Blog: Mr. October Reggie Jackson

It’s only fitting that Major League Baseball’s Mr. October Reggie Jackson leads off today’s #TBT sports blog. This Baseball Hall of Fame slugger wore the colorful uniform of the Oakland A’s and the traditional pinstripes of the New York Yankees. … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: Happy to See Wrigley Field in National Spotlight

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog expresses how happy I am that the Chicago Cubs are finally playing a World Series game again at legendary Wrigley Field. The team’s hiatus from the Fall Classic had endured for far too long. … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: 1927 New York Yankees Murderers’ Row

As we enjoy baseball’s World Series this week and prepare for Halloween next week, it’s only fitting that I recall this scary sports reference. Today’s #TBT sports blog remembers one of the greatest and frightening World Series champions ever – … Continue reading

Sports Adage: That’s Why We Play the Games!

Legendary University of Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp popularized the famous sports adage, “That’s why we play the games to see who wins.”

Rupp’s basketball quote surprisingly found its way onto the DecoTurf tennis surface of Arthur Ashe Stadium yesterday, ringing especially true at this year’s US Open men’s semifinals.

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2009 World Series: The New Jersey Turnpike Tussle

Never before has the New Jersey Turnpike been considered such chic conversation. The typical chatter concerning this 100+ mile stretch of congested concrete and toll toting traffic known as Interstate 95 and connecting Gotham and the City of Brotherly Love … Continue reading