Category: "Sports"

Donald Sterling: The Punishment Fits The Crime

I understand Bill Zeiser’s “very angry thoughts” about the lifetime ban of LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling by the NBA. But in the end, I can’t agree with them. Sure, Mr. Sterling had his private thoughts outed after his girlfriend surreptitiously… more »

Looking Ahead

The year 2013 was a remarkable one, with international affairs, American domestic politics, and our economy harmed by the most incompetent and ideological American administration in modern memory — and perhaps in our history. It takes a special man to… more »

Superbowl: Did you see that?!?

Another tremendous comeback victory by Eli Manning and the New York Giants over the New England Patriots in yesterday's Superbowl. I didn't really care about either team, but was going for the Giants (despite being a Redskins and Broncos fan -- drifting… more »

Congratulations to the Mavs

Every once in a while a team comes along -- the Detroit Pistons of the late 1980s and the Oakland Raiders of every year come to mind -- whom you're just happy to see beaten, almost no matter who does it. Thus it was that most of the nation was cheering… more »

Oy Veh

Unfortunately, this speaks for itself... http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/2011/03/24/2011-03-24_barry_bonds_trial_expert_details_shrinking_testicles_growing_extremities_as_ped_.html more »

Youth Concussion Legislation

One again State Senator Nancy Spence shows up on a head-scratching piece of legislation, at least from the point of view of those who thought that Republicans opposed the Nanny State.  This time it's Colorado Senate Bill 40, the "Jake Snakenberg Youth… more »

Breaking: CNBC reporting George Steinbrenner has died

It's being reported that George Steinbrenner, the controversial owner of the NY Yankees, has died at the age of 80. more »

One point for a soccer critic

Having lived in soccer-mad Holland for a little while, I developed an appreciation for soccer.  I, unlike most Americans apparently, can understand how a game that ends up 1-0 or even scoreless can be a thing of beauty, a demonstration of tremendous athl… more »

Today's soccer report

Yeah, I know that Americans who like big numbers don't understand how a game that ends 0-0 or 1-0 can be a "great game", but just for fun check this out: more »