Losers of The Week

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

They were the LVP's of the last week in sports. Or maybe the MVL's. Some were of their own doing; others were mere victims of circumstance. But there were plenty of people who have come up on the short end of the stick in the past several days in sports ...

Hilariously, The Phillies Still Have Faith In Brad Lidge

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Right now the Philadelphia Phillies are standing by their closer Brad Lidge. Which is hilarious, considering Lidge currently has a 0-6 record, an astronomical 7.33 ERA, gigantic 1.80 WHIP and nine blown saves in 34 chances. Last season Lidge had a career resurgence, going a perfect 41-for-41 on save opportunities, with ...

Is Piniella On The Hot Seat?

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Could the Chicago Cubs disappointing performance lead to Lou Piniella being fired after the season? Apparently there are whispers starting to float around Chicago that Piniella could be on his way out. Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune actually says that Lou's record as a successful manager will keep him from ...

The Rays’ Success Is Bad For Baseball

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

To put it into ultra-simplistic terms, our economy is screwed because people have been spending far too much money. People were given home loans they could not possibly pay back, thus killing several lending giants. A few years ago was the first time in a hell of a long time ...

Phillie Phun Phacts

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Well good for Philadelphia, they finally have a legit shot at winning a title for the first time in years (realistically the Eagles had no shot against the Pats in 2005). The Phillies advanced to the World Series last night with a 5-1 win over the Dodgers, giving them a ...

The Great Depression

Monday, October 6th, 2008

First, a note from The Chairman: It's my kind of team Chicago is My kind of team Chicago is One team that always, always lets you down It's myyyyy... kiiiiiind... of... team! I guess the old adage is true: father knows best. The day before the Cubs started the NLDS against the Dodgers, my dad came out ...

A Look Back and a Look Ahead

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Now that the White Sox have wrapped up the final playoff spot after Tuesday night's 1-0 thriller over the Twins for the AL Central title, we can finally make our playoff predictions. [caption id="attachment_3098" align="alignright" width="321" caption="I've always wondered what it would be like to celebrate in a giant manpile on ...

We Can’t Wait For The Fall

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

While the summer is great and all, it kind of sucks on the sports front. Everything slows down to a crawl with the lengthy basketball playoffs and the slow-paced trudge that are the dog days of the baseball season. But just around the bend is what likely comprises the greatest ...