Last night’s moving tribute prior to the Fenway game was 20 minutes spent celebrating the heroes and victims of the tragedy of Patriots Day past, the bombings at the finish line of the 117th running of the Boston Marathon.
Richie Incognito finally got the message. He was losing his case where it has the greatest impact, in the court of public opinion.
I don’t hate the Olympics. Nor do I carry on a love affair with them. They make for a difficult two and a half weeks every two years, alternating between the summer and winter games.
JAPANESE TOOTH PASTE Now it begins. And it’s likely to lead to the most interesting off season posting war in Major League Baseball history. Major League Baseball and Nippon Baseball finally put some ink on […]
MEMORIES THROUGH A LOOKING GLASS It is said that sports are like a mirror on life. I suppose that’s true. Many of the lessons learned on the field of athletic endeavor are microcosms of the […]
The only thing that has changed since yesterday morning is we now know Incognito may have been acting under orders from Dolphins coaches, whom the South Florida Sun Sentinel is reporting, wanted Incognito to toughen Martin up. Reportedly they were unhappy with a detected softness in the lineman.
TIME TO BULLY THE BULLY The practice is as old as the sports themselves. Anyone who saw the movie “Paper Lion”, the account of writer George Plimpton’s saree through the Detroit Lions training camp posing […]
CELEBRATED IN PROSE AND VERSE, GAME SIX Some baseball adages will always ring true, no matter how little sense they seem to make. New York Yankees Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra made a second […]
TWO LIVES AND ONE LEGACY WORTH CELEBRATING It’s hard to believe we’ve already reached the point where an entire generation exists in Connecticut that never saw the Hartford Whalers play hockey. It’s been more than […]
THE RED SOX WERE NOT “ROBBED” The umpires got it right. Will Middlebrooks obstructed Allen Craig while he was trying to score the winning run from third base in game three of the World Series […]