Red Sox & AL Baseball Review: The Tools of Ignorance Returns

Sorry folks, I’ve been sound asleep in the clubhouse with Junior so far this season. But 33 problems is back… if you’ll have me. The real reason I’ve been MIA is every time I would start to write about my beloved Red Sox I ended up smashing my keyboard or trying to light some part … Continue reading

It Is Almost Upon Us

Long before the clock hit zero and the fat lady began singing on the Cleveland Cavaliers season, the talk around the NBA was no longer the rest of this year, but the future of a few select superstars. In fact, the talk began before the fat lady began tuning her voice, before she arrived at … Continue reading

"Why the Red Sox (sigh…) Suck": One Exile's Boston Baseball Update

[[From my outpost of exile in New York City.]] So, sure, the Mets might have won in 20, but how did those last few days of Boston sports furor feel? Sox, Celts, Bruins (see also: bears), oh my! [[Open Note to Mets’ Team Leadership Forum: if you continue to pie-in-the-face every rookie (cough Ike cough … Continue reading

The Devil's Advocate: John Sterling is Awesome

John Sterling is a mythic sportscaster known all over the world as “The Legendary Voice of the New York Yankees”. Sterling has been a radio broadcaster for the Yankees since 1989 and has not missed a game. Any Yankee fan of my generation can tell you he or she has grown up with the illustrious … Continue reading

Welcome to Miami!

The Denver Broncos decided today to trade greatness for potential, sending wide receiver Brandon Marshall to the Miami Dolphins for two second-round draft picks, one this year and one in 2011. Marshall provided the Broncos with great plays but also a lot of headaches with his off-the-field problems. Now they don’t have to deal with … Continue reading

Holmes Traded to the Jets

It was announced today that wide-receiver Santonio Holmes was traded by the Pittsburgh Steelers to the New York Jets for a 5th round draft pick. Holmes recently violated League rules regarding illegal substance usage. What exactly that violation was is unclear, and it could be anything from testing positive to an illegal substance to simply … Continue reading

A Clear Message From Levine

When Milwaukee Brewers’ owner Mark Attanasio complained about his team being possibly unable to sign first baseman Prince Fielder, Yankees’ President Randy Levine had only two words for him: Stop Whining. I can only hope he said them with the same gusto as the Governator. This return to Attanasio’s belly-aching might seem blunt, but I … Continue reading

First Fenway Experience for a Fan of the Enemy

If you haven’t figured it out by now then this is the first article of mine you are reading — I am a Yankees’ fan. As a bit of a stats geek, I pride myself on my objectivity, but even I have tendency to favor the Universe over the Nation in the more arbitrary debates. … Continue reading

Massachusetts star has sextuple double, Who did what ?

I know I was thinking who did what now, and hopefully it was consensual. I was gravely mistaken. A 16-year-old junior at Lawrence Academy in Groton, Massachusetts has recorded the first known sextuple double. A stat line that would make Lebron drool. If thats possible. Colin Cook had 28 points, 21 rebounds, 12 assists, 11 … Continue reading

AL East is Premium Television

At one point in the last decade HBO had the three best shows on television: The Wire, The Sopranos, and Entourage. If it was Sunday night you were watching HBO. And if you didn’t get the premium channel, then you were at a friend’s house who did. Heck, even Peter Klaven needed special permission from … Continue reading