The subject of unwritten rules in sports will always stoke the embers of animated discussions among diehard sports fans.
Some fans will immediately laud unwritten rules as time honored traditions that compliment the black and white regulations permanently etched in NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and FIFA rule books.
Today’s Friday Sports Funny – spitting in baseball – is a major league problem. While watching last night’s game on television, I became appalled by the disgusting discharges emanating from eminent Major League Baseball players. Their spit seriously sullied my … Continue reading
Today’s Friday Sports Funny lampoons a ridiculous and far too common basketball spectacle. I’ve named the absurd sight the “missed free throw celebration.” College hoops fans witness this sorry scene every time they tune into to watch a game. During … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT Sports Blog rewinds the calendar back to 2009 and recalls my post on NBA icon Michael Jordan’s awkward Basketball Hall of Fame speech. Jordan retired as arguably basketball’s G.O.A.T. or greatest of all-time. But, his regrettable words during … Continue reading
A best selling book on my top 25 picks on what’s best about sports wouldn’t be complete without a complementary book on my top 25 choices on what’s worst about sports. As I penned in my previous book – … Continue reading
Philadelphia has routinely furnished the sports media world with front page fodder. Historically, the city’s fans and professional teams have been deemed by many as the worst in sports.
It’s only fitting that Philadelphia sports finds its rightful place in a book titled Worst About Sports.
The list is far longer than it needs to be.
It spotlights roaring races, organized parlor games and quirky contests that involve little or no athletes.
Skill and discipline are evidently involved in these competitions, but obviously none of an athletic nature.
Steroids and PED’s (performance enhancing drugs) sully sports. Sadly, steroids and PED’s tip the scales of fair play in favor of those who cheat for a competitive edge. PED use will subconsciously rob these same cheaters of the joy of … Continue reading
Before the metaphorical twit hits the fan, let me publicly confess that I’ve got some major issues with Twitter. That’s why the topic of Twitter in sports gets a podcast of its own. Click on yellow cover above to listen … Continue reading
One of the worst sights in all of sports is the ridiculous spectacle known as the “missed free throw celebration.” It deserves a spot in Worst About Sports.