Category: Sports

ESPN 139

On Changing The Subject

A place where you can go to get news about sports, sports, sports and not Trump, Trump, Trump.

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On Stealing First Base

What’s up with the Atlantic League experiments with the rules of baseball?

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What’s In A Name?

Perhaps the time has finally come for schools to recognize that they don’t need to distinguish between “ladies and gentlemen” when it comes to what team is taking the field, pitch or court.

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A Very Welcome Victory

Sports are not a salve. That said, an unexpected win still manages to feel awfully damned good.

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The (Ratings) Limits of Madness

There was a basketball game on last night. Some of you watched, and many others didn’t. Neither did I.

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Strike Four: The Evolution of Baseball

This is my shameless self promotion post. I have mentioned previously that I had a book coming out. Well, it is out now. It is a history of the rules of baseball.

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Meet The Knightmares: Vegas Golden Knights Littlest Un-Official Fan Club

The NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights went all the way to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2018, and something miraculous happened. Once again, Vegas is strong, and for three adorable little girls their joy for the Knights and their favorite players setoff a passion for goodwill.

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UFC 235 Preview: Jones vs Smith

The UFC’s upcoming PPV event on Saturday, UFC 235, is easily the most stacked card of the year thus far.

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The Bowl Points System

One of the most thrilling BCS games I can remember was the 2007 Fiesta Bowl when an outmanned and outranked Boise State team upended the mighty Sooners. That’s the kind of thing I would want to see in an expanded playoff system. Not another chance for Georgia to blow a big lead against the Tide.

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LOB!

A logic problem about baseball: best of all possible worlds.

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USA Gymnastics Tries But Fails To Execute The Rare Triple Down Maneuver

USA Gymnastics has named Mary Bono as the organization’s newest CEO. In perhaps the least surprising news every published, her hiring was impossibly tone deaf, and the gymnasts she was proposing to lead less than thrilled with the organization’s decision. Bono has already stepped down.