The bad news– the Connecticut Sun are off to an oh and three start to what was expected to be a bounce back season cloaked in optimism. The good news– they are a young team, and the season is young.
The approach of the Belmont Stakes brings with it the chance for the first Triple Crown winner in thoroughbred racing since Affirmed in 1978, or not. There’s a slim chance that California Chrome, winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, will not run at Belmont.
Fans at New Britain Stadium this week expected to get an eyeful of some of the best young talent in baseball.
There are little known rules in every sport, and every sport specifically pays people to know them.
I’m coming clean. I’m a traditionalist. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. It doesn’t make me a bad person. I’ve suspected it for a long time.
For those of you keeping track of the ever changing landscape of college athletics, and that’s just about every college sports fans, there were a couple of developments yesterday that will have a major impact on the future.
Somewhere along the line we’ve lost our senses and we’ve all become part of the lunatic fringe. The longer this Donald Sterling issue goes on in the NBA the less sure I am which side is nuttier.
The battle lines have been drawn in a congressional hearing room and the usual rhetoric dominates the across the aisle bickering.
We can go over the numbers all we want. We can analyze them in every context, individual performance, impact on team records, all the ways they’re dissected to evaluate performances and hand out awards, but sometimes the numbers just don’t measure the man and the moment, the impact they have on each other.
To say it’s been an interesting week in college athletics would be to understate the impact that three moves in particular are going to have on the landscape as another summer of realignment seems very likely.