Baseball Gods, Please Spare Us from Tim Tebow

On Sunday, I read some horrifying news: Mets GM Sandy Anderson thinks washed-up NFL quarterback and current minor-league outfielder Tim Tebow "will play in the major leagues." There's already too much Jesus-humping and flag-waving in pro sports for pinkos like me, so I really don't want to see one of the most aggressive Jesus-humpers make a…

Russell Wilson Traded – to the Yankees?

Famed Seattle Seahawks QB, Super Bowl XLVIII champion and abstinence proponent Russell Wilson is on the move to an unexpected destination - the New York Yankees. If you were not aware, Wilson had previously played second base for two years in the Colorado Rockies' minor-league system after being drafted in 2010. He was then selected by the…

Gods Bless Google, I Basically Just Watched the Super Bowl Without All the BS

As detailed in a prior post, I was not at all enthused about this year's Super Bowl matchup. I ended up skipping the game to watch Netflix. However, I did check the score on my phone and was pleasantly surprised to learn Eagles pulled off a 41-33 upset of the Patriots for the club's first-ever title.…

Cleveland to Discontinue Use of “Chief Wahoo” on Uniforms, but Not Merchandise

On Monday, the Cleveland Indians announced they will stop using the widely-derided "Chief Wahoo" logo on uniforms. However, this change will not take effect in the coming season, but in 2019, the year Cleveland is scheduled to host the All-Star Game. My initial cynical thought about this was that Cleveland was doing this in order…

Thoughts on MLB Network’s “25 Greatest Teams of the Expansion Era”

MLB Network has pulled a Rogers SportsNet move and aired a countdown special. The purpose of this special: list the 25 greatest teams of the MLB expansion era. I'm sure the other purpose was to do what all list specials do best: get fans arguing about why the list is wrong. I didn't watch it on…

HoF Voting Results In, Steroid Candidates Shut Out

As most avid fans know, the 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame voting results came in yesterday, blissfully giving us something to talk about other than Yu Darvish as the clock ticks down toward the beginning of the action in 2018. Your popularity contest winners for this year are: Chipper Jones (3B - Atlanta) Vladimir Guerrero…