Padres sign Manny Machado to largest free-agent contract in U.S. history

Manny Machado’s long wait is over. The San Diego Padres signed the 26-year-old free-agent to a 10-year, $300 million contract. The Padres are not a team I like, so them signing someone as toxic as Machado doesn’t bother me too much. I do not like Manny Machado. I do not like the San Diego Padres. It’s … Continue reading “Padres sign Manny Machado to largest free-agent contract in U.S. history”

Card collector sues Panini America over redemption cards

One of the most ethically questionable things sports trading card companies do is insert special redemption cards into packs. Upon finding one of these cards in your pack, you can mail them in to redeem them for an actual card. Why not just insert the cards? Because they don’t exist yet. The card manufacturer has not created … Continue reading “Card collector sues Panini America over redemption cards”

Alex Smith will be out for the entire 2019 NFL season

The Washington Redskins are already planning their 2019 NFL season to be without the quarterback services of Alex Smith. You may remember Smith suffered a gruesome compound fracture to his right in a game against the Houston Texans on November 18, 2018. Smith’s injury was so severe, it required over a month in the hospital and numerous procedures … Continue reading “Alex Smith will be out for the entire 2019 NFL season”

John Wetteland arrested for sex abuse of a child

Police in Texas arrested former Major League Baseball pitcher and World Series MVP John Wetteland. Authorities charged Wetteland with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14. From ESPN: According to a consolidated complaint and probable cause affidavit, Wetteland is accused of having a child perform a sex act on him, beginning in 2004 when … Continue reading “John Wetteland arrested for sex abuse of a child”

Just like that, I don’t hate Sidney Crosby anymore

I’ve never been a fan of Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby. I’d like to say I have reasons, but the truth is I just don’t like him. My Sidney Crosby hating days are now over. What made me change my ways? It was the Pittsburgh Penguins at the New York Rangers game played Wednesday, January 2, 2019. The … Continue reading “Just like that, I don’t hate Sidney Crosby anymore”