The 1980 MLB Draft produced four current managers and a GM

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

The Chicago Cubs are reportedly set to name current San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria their new manager and that has led to a real oddity in baseball history. Apparently the 1980 Major League Baseball draft was the place to go to find future managers. While mostly known as the ...

Billy Beane To The Chicago Cubs?

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

We mentioned yesterday that the Chicago Cubs will try to make a splash when they hire a new general manager, and that Red Sox GM Theo Epstein will certainly be a target. Another name we listed was long-time Oakland A's GM Billy Beane, and whereas Epstein is a pipe dream, ...

Chicago Cubs Likely To Chase Theo Epstein

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

There has been a ton of speculation regarding the Chicago Cubs general manager spot since Jim Hendry got the Milton Waddams treatment. Well, throw another name on the pile, as rumors suggest the Cubs will chase Boston Red Sox GM Theo Epstein. The Cubs are apparently in pursuit of a big ...

Link Dump! Brought To You By Bill Gillespie

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Today's link dump is brought to you by the OTHER Bill Gillespie. Chief Bill Gillespie, that is. What, you don't watch In the Heat of the Night at noon on a weekday? Loser. Just give up and sign with LA, Lamar. Jeez - Sharapova's Thigh Now this is a fucking KO. No ...

Thirty-One Reasons July Sucks

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Last year I made the case that August was the worst sports month on the calendar. July, 2008, has proved me wrong. Seriously, this has been the lamest month for sports in my lifetime. There have been no compelling stories, so the media and blogosphere have been buzzing with lame, ...