How To Fix Baseball’s All-Star Mess

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Baseball's Mid-Summer Classic has lost some of its luster over the past few years. Something about the game just bores the hell out of the sports-watching public and the "Now it counts!" campaign has really engendered more anger than interest. Since Bud Selig is utterly devoid of any imagination and completely ...

The 10 Worst All-Stars Since The First Clinton Administration

Monday, July 6th, 2009

The American and National League 2009 All-Stars were announced this weekend. And among the 66 (yup, they upped the rosters to 33 apiece), a third of the players are first-time All-Stars. Now just because you've made the All-Star team doesn't mean you've made it. And it definitely doesn't mean you've earned ...

Official Heath Bell Should Be An All-Star Post

Monday, June 29th, 2009

The San Diego Padres suck. We all know this. Following a 2-0 win over the Texas Rangers Sunday night, the Friars are currently 33-41 and 14 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West race. Why do I bring this up? Because despite the level of ineptitude ...

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, ...