Sunday marked the first day of MLB Spring Training baseball, delighting MLB fans who had anxiously awaited the return of professional baseball to North America. The Toronto Blue Jays opened … Continue Reading Jays Open Spring Training Schedule Amid Criticism of Broadcast Coverage
MLB and Seattle Mariners fans were given a glimpse behind the front office curtain when the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club posted a February 5 video call with Mariners president and … Continue Reading Kevin Mather’s Mask Off Moment Goes Viral on Social Media
Author Jim Passon fired up the Wayback Machine with a tidbit posted on Saturday about how MLB insider Bob Nightengale shared his updates in the days before Twitter. In 1995, … Continue Reading Who Remembers MLB’s 900 Numbers?
After being outbid for cheater George Springer by the Toronto Blue Jays, news broke on Sunday that the New York Mets reportedly reached terms to fill their roster spot in … Continue Reading Report: Mets Reach Agreement with Albert Almora Jr.
Back in June of last year, I posted a preview of the title Loving Sports When They Don’t Love You Back: Dilemmas of the Modern Fan by Jessica Luther and Kavitha … Continue Reading Book Discussion: Loving Sports When They Don’t Love You Back
On Friday, the Atlanta baseball franchise released word that Henry “Hank” Aaron, the legendary outfielder who broke Babe Ruth‘s MLB career home run record in 1974, passed away at the … Continue Reading The GOAT Has Passed
After news broke last weekend that DJ LeMahieu would be reopening free agency negotiations with other teams, the New York Yankees and the reigning batting champion reportedly came to terms … Continue Reading With LeMahieu Returning to New York, What’s Next for the Jays at 3B?
According to a recent report by Tim Brown of Yahoo, top free agent infielder DJ LeMahieu is reopening negotiations with the Toronto Blue Jays, among other clubs, after becoming frustrated … Continue Reading Jays Have New Opportunity to Sign LeMahieu
A new year marks a new release schedule for book publishers. Tomorrow will see the release of several books written by Black authors. So many books by Black authors releasing … Continue Reading Book Preview: Baseball’s Leading Lady
Late Sunday night, news broke of the first major trade of the offseason with the report of a San Diego Padres deal to acquire Blake Snell from the Tampa Bay … Continue Reading Padres Reach Agreement to Acquire Snell
After a short offseason lasting a little over two months due after the COVID-19 shutdown delayed the 2019-20 campaign, the NBA is set to begin the 2020-21 season this week. … Continue Reading NBA Season Opens This Week
With the 2021 free agency period moving at a glacial pace, the New York Times dropped the biggest news of the offseason so far with their report that the Cleveland … Continue Reading Cleveland Baseball Franchise to Begin Rebranding Process
Voting is underway for the 2021 Baseball Hall of Fame (BBHoF) ballot. Results will be announced on January 26, with the 2021 class induction to take place on July 25, … Continue Reading Baseball Hall Needs to Revamp Voting Process
Boredom set in for North American sports fans over a fall weekend without any NBA contests. Retired boxing champions Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. returned to the ring on … Continue Reading Boxing Is A Joke
I open a set of basketball cards commemorating the Toronto Raptors’ 2019 NBA championship. Apologies to Malcolm Miller for not being able to immediately identify him in a team photo! … Continue Reading Video Blog – Panini Toronto Raptors 2019 NBA Champions Team Set Box Opening
With the next NBA season set to kick off on December 22nd thanks to the long COVID-19 hiatus that interrupted the 2019-20 season, the official free agent negotiation period began … Continue Reading Raptors Roster Taking Shape Ahead of 2020-21 Season