The Dallas Stars have officially come out in opposition of the proposed bathroom legislation currently up for debate in the Texas Legislature’s Special Session – joining a long list of companies and government officials to speak out.
With pending lawsuits still hovering over the university, Baylor’s new head football coach, Matt Rhule, is not shying away from the tough topics and says he’s addressing them head on.
“I feel like I’m called to be here,” said Rhule, who left the University of Temple last year to become the head man in Waco. “To kind of fix this.”
There were a lot of moves, as always, leading up to the MLB’s trade deadline. Every trade can be viewed as a win if you look through the lens of that teams fan base, but when you look objectively, sometimes it just ain’t so. While I understand the need for GM’s to make moves to appeal to rabid fan bases, most of time these moves are meaningless.
Charlie Clarke — who has now been contributing quality MLB related content to this blog for about a month now and knows just as much baseball as anyone — and I will be grading just how well your team actually did for itself. Read More
The movie Moneyball publicized a trend visible in select MLB front offices and in the minds of analytical baseball writers across the country. Through the likes of Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill, cinema introduced the American public to sabermetrics and advanced statistics in baseball. Read More
At one point, early in his career with the Seattle Mariners, Alex Rodriguez was the golden child of the MLB. He was playing alongside Ken Griffey Jr., one of the most beloved athletes in sports history. Rodriguez was just a kid playing with “The Kid” and they were both so special, but by 2000 they were both on different teams and our feelings for A-Rod began to change. Read More
The Golden State Warriors just lost the NBA Finals. They just pulled off one of the best two-season stretches in NBA history. They are 171-37 since the start of the 2014-2015 season, including the playoffs. Somehow the narrative along the way has been that Stephen Curry, their most iconic player, is an underdog and underachieved in the Finals. Read More
The public outcry about violence against women committed by athletes, for many Americans, began in 2014. When we saw Ray Rice hit his wife in the elevator, on video, it opened our eyes to how ugly domestic violence truly is. Read More