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matthew-michael-hanlon's picture
Dec.22.2012
After I finished my story, "The History of the Mayan Ball League," which is a wildly ill-informed (intentionally so) tale of a fictional professional sports league featuring the Maya game of ulama, one of my most trusted advance readers and cheerleaders through the years put me in touch with...
phil-naessens's picture
Dec.21.2012
On the 300th episode of the Phil Naessens Show Phil is joined by Mark Berman for the Weekly New York Mets Report, Eric Stephen for the Weekly Los Angeles Dodger Report, Eric Pleiss for the Weekly Minnesota Twins Report and Alex Hall for the Weekly Oakland A'...
bob-mustin's picture
Dec.16.2012
One of the distinct pleasures of blogging for me happens once a year, when I receive Bob Carson's Minor Trips Newsletter, now in its 23rd season. To love baseball, you gotta love the minor leagues, and this is Bob's bailiwick. The minors are in a certain sense isolated. Teams are bound...
phil-naessens's picture
Dec.13.2012
On Thursdays Phil Naessens Show The Sports Goons Jameyan Smith joins Phil to discuss Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, the New York Knicks victory over the Brooklyn Nets, the surprise Atlanta Hawks and the playoff picture in the NFL's NFC and AFC conferences. To listen to the...
kati-kline's picture
Dec.06.2012
I am American.  No, that is not an apology, merely a statement of fact.  By and large, Americans do not haggle.  Heck, most Americans probably have either never heard of the word or, if they have, they didn’t know what it meant when they heard it.  Out of love for my American...
phil-naessens's picture
Nov.08.2012
The Sports Goons Jameyan Smith joins Phil for the full hour to discuss the Presidential Election, Racism, the Atlanta Hawks and the Atlanta Falcons as well as what has surprised them both thus far in the NBA. To listen to the program from the site please click the link provided below. To save...
michael-seidel's picture
Oct.16.2012
I caught some news today.  News and I aren't always on friendly terms.  Sometimes it upsets me and I give it a time out.   Apparently players of this game, what's it called again, Hockey? Odd name for a sport.  The first recorded use of hockey in text was when the King of...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Oct.12.2012
My lack of interest in sports competitions is so total that I’ve sometimes wondered if it is dangerous, un-American, or both. You know the World War II movies where the German spy is discovered among war prisoners in the Stalag because he can’t say who won the most recent World Series? All...
tim-haywood's picture
Sep.26.2012
Ouch. For the past three weeks, these poor guys have been bloodied. They've been battered and bludgeoned. They've been abused more than a dog whose tag is etched, "Property of the Romney Family. If found, please hose off and return." The National Football League Referees Association has been...
tim-haywood's picture
Aug.07.2012
Throughout our lives, we hear more sage phrases, more ironic parables, more downright clichés, regarding the word "change" than any other lone word I can pry loose from the corroded cast iron that is my brain matter. Whoa, that was a long sentence. Our parents begin bludgeoning us with lessons...