Hope Springs Eternal for Baseball’s Nevers (Part 1)

For baseball’s long-suffering fans, the last two years have been quite satisfying.  In 2016, the Chicago Cubs ended a 107-year drought with their dramatic World Series win.  The next year, the Houston Astros expelled themselves from the Baseball Nevers club by winning their first World Series. The Baseball Nevers The Baseball Nevers Club still has seven… Read More Hope Springs Eternal for Baseball’s Nevers (Part 1)

Loyola Ramblers – The Team That Changed College Basketball

The nation is reveling in Loyola of Chicago’s Cinderella run through the NCAA tournament.  It began with a long-range buzzer-beater by Donte Ingram to beat 22nd ranked Miami 64-62.  Then it was Clayton Custer’s jumper in the lane with 3.6 sections that beat 13th ranked Tennessee 63-62.  Last night, it was Marques Townes whose three-pointer with 6.2 seconds… Read More Loyola Ramblers – The Team That Changed College Basketball

Surprising Clippers Still in Contention Despite Year of Chaos

The Clippers lost a close one on the road tonight against NBA front-runner Houston 101-96 despite 29 points from recently acquired Tobias Harris.  For the Rockets (54-14), the win (their 27th in 30 games) clinched the Southwest Division title and keeps them two games ahead of defending champion Golden State for the top seed. For… Read More Surprising Clippers Still in Contention Despite Year of Chaos

Knicks’ Owner Takes Inglewood to Court to Block Clippers Arena

When the Steve Ballmer last faced off against James Dolan it was when his Clippers routed the Knicks 128-105 last week. That battle, however, has now shifted to a Torrance courtroom as Dolan’s MSG Sports & Entertainment, LLC, which owns the Forum in Inglewood, is suing the City of Inglewood over a potential new 18,000 seat… Read More Knicks’ Owner Takes Inglewood to Court to Block Clippers Arena

Wunder auf Eis in Pyeongchang? Why Hockey Fans Should Cheer for Germany.

USA Hockey fans should all be rooting for Germany in the Gold Medal game this weekend.  Here’s why: #1: Get Over USMNT’s loss to the Czech Republic Yes, the USMNT’s loss to the Czech Republican in a quarterfinal shootout was heartbreaking.  As the saying goes and as the USWMNT showed days later, those who live… Read More Wunder auf Eis in Pyeongchang? Why Hockey Fans Should Cheer for Germany.