The Los Angeles Dodgers did something last night they’ve failed to do since 1988: Win the World Series. It’s not like they haven’t tried. The Dodgers have tried to win the World Series a lot. They just haven’t been able to get it done. That is, until last night. What enabled the Dodgers to win […]Continue Reading
Here lie the posts I've written about sports and sports culture.
The Big Ten announced this morning that it is taking back its promise not to play football in 2020 because of coronavirus and the threat it poses to its student-athletes. From NBC Chicago: The Big Ten said its Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted unanimously Tuesday to restart sports. The emergence of daily rapid-response COVID-19 […]Continue Reading
As a former Los Angeles Raiders fan, I have an automatic feeling of revulsion towards anything relating to the Kansas City Chiefs. I do not like the team or their fans. I feel the same way about the Broncos, Chargers, and Seahawks. Before the Seahawks were put in the NFC, the team was in the […]Continue Reading
NFL players had until yesterday 4:00 p.m. ET to tell their teams if they were going to opt out of playing football during this Coronavirus pandemic. Only 67 players decided to opt-out of the 2020 season. That number seems incredibly low to me. What does it mean when a player opts out before the NFL […]Continue Reading
Mookie Betts, fresh from signing his 12-year, $365 million contract extension with my hometown Los Angeles Dodgers could not stand in respect for the national anthem. His teammates did. He did not. I have a problem with that. Mookie Betts once promised, “I’ll never disrespect the flag.” That was a lie. He tried to excuse […]Continue Reading
In what should not be a surprise to anyone, the Washington Redskins announced they will change both their name and their logo. I knew this decision was inevitable when they first announced they would undergo a thorough review of the team’s name. You don’t announce you are going to review something unless you already decided […]Continue Reading