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What American Sports Can Learn From European Football

I’m not going to be the stereotypical American and say, “We are the best!” because that would be… well, stereotypical American thinking. The American Sports leagues can probably learn a thing or two from Europe’s top Football leagues. I’m not Read More

MLB Trade Deadline Roundup

First off, Happy Birthday to my Aunt Joyce. Last year I promised that I would mention her birthday here, and because I’m a man of my word, I am. So, Happy Birthday Aunt Joyce! Today is the baseball trade deadline. Read More

He Did What!?! A Look at the Genius of Billy Beane and Friends

Here are a couple names for you:  Gio Gonzalez, Ryan Sweeney, Fauntino De Los Santos, Brad Peacock, Tommy Milone, Derek Norris, AJ Cole, Josh Reddick, Miles Head and Raul Alcantara. Now I’ll give you one other name, Nick Swisher. With the Read More

Going About Replacing Lance Berkman

So Albert Pujols is gone. Just thought I’d point that out, and truthfully, the Cardinals seem like they are better off without him. That’s partly because they pinch themselves every day for not spending north of 200 million on him. Read More

A Few Quick Thoughts on the All-Star Ballot

On my recent yearly pilgrimage to Safeco Field to see the Tigers play they were handing out All-Star Game Ballots. It goes something like this: You pick the roster right, you submit it and (key word obviously being “and”), you Read More

Kurt Suzuki’s Value

Kurt Suzuki is only 28. An age that most would think would be part of a player’s prime. So, despite an underwhelming offensive season last year, it’s safe to assume that Kurt Suzuki is in his prime. There are a Read More

Miguel Cabrera is Generally Raking In Detroit and Miami….

(I say “generally” only because he just broke out of a 0-22 slump.) Miguel Cabrera went to the Tigers in a much ballyhooed trade back in late 2007. Dontrelle Willis went with him to Detroit and Miami (Florida at the Read More

Assessing the Cleveland Indians Chances

In the AL Central… No chances at all. I’m just kidding. They have a shot, but then again, so do the Orioles. Cleveland is certainly head and shoulders above the competition, for second place that is. They are certainly better Read More


Did the Mariners just trade Michael Pineda? Really? I’m not a Mariner fan by any stretch, but living in the northwest you tend to hear a lot about them. Though I didn’t get this from any Tacoma News Tribune or Read More