What’s the Worst Excuse for a Positive PED Test?

A positive drug test is one of the worst things that can happen to an elite athlete. Use of performance-enhancing drugs will not only result in loss of earnings from inability to compete, but it will also brand the athlete as a cheater, permanently damaging their reputation. This means athletes will often provide very creative…

Team LeBron Wins NBA All-Star Game on MJ’s Birthday

February 17, 2019 was NBA and Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan's 56th birthday. It was also the date of the 68th NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, North Carolina, where one team of competitors was captained by MJ's biggest rival for the title of best NBA player of all time, LeBron James, currently of the Los…

MLB Advanced Stats that Senior Citizens – and John Smoltz – Can Appreciate

It seems like one of the favorite things for old fogeys to complain about these days in relation to Major League Baseball is the so-called sabermetrics revolution. Teams are increasingly reliant on analysis of advanced stats to make personnel and game decisions. It shouldn't come as a surprise that executives and coaches of baseball franchises,…