It turns out Justin Turner does make a difference in Los Angeles. Well, of course he does. In the 2017 regular season he led the team in average (.322) and OBP (.415). He was the World Series Game 1 hero. Poor guy will never get over that defeat. He’s an all around likable guy that’s good for LA. But if the Dodgers don’t start hitting … Continue reading Justin Turner is missed in LA
Every year Major League Baseball makes moves to try to speed up the the game. A lot of times it’s successful and even more often it’s ignored and then is only a distant memory. This season will be no different. The Commish’s office and the Players Association worked together to come up with new initiatives to keep ratings up and Rob Manfred happy. Here’s a … Continue reading Baseball is a slow game
Growing up a football fan, The Super Bowl was always something I looked forward to, even if my team wasn’t playing. It meant parties, often with people I hadn’t seen in a while. It meant games, whether it be for drinks, cash, or good ole’ bragging rights. It meant delicious and creative snack food (I love any excuse to turn a cake into an edible football … Continue reading The Ultimate Sunday Funday is Here!
Sports: the great unifier. You’re at a sporting event sitting next to someone of a different age, race, background, lifestyle. In the real world, you would have no reason to interact and nothing in common. But when it comes to sports, you two can turn to each other and high five after a home run, or after a 3-point shot as the buzzer rings. Non-sports … Continue reading The Magic of Sports
Happy World Series, Babes! Sorry for being MIA this past week. Been traveling, but ready for the final few games of the year. It should make for a hell of a series. If you’re looking for a little extra fun over the next seven* games, here is your BOTB 2017 World Series Drinking Game. (*if necessary) Drink when: You hear an MVP chant Someone robs … Continue reading 2017 World Series Drinking Game
The NFL overtime rules have long been under scrutiny, undergoing a few major changes in recent years. And while the NFL has certainly taken steps in improving the overtime format, I’m still not on board. In 2012, the NFL adjusted the rules so the team with first possession in overtime could no longer win the game on a field goal. If they kick a 3-pointer, the other team gets a chance to … Continue reading OPINION: There’s nothing competitive about a coin toss
Happy Sunday, Babes. This is your opportunity to air any grievances or shout support for a team/sport/player. Is Joe Girardi managing for his job? NHL is in full swing – who will reign and who is the underdog? How’s your fantasy football league coming along? The forum is yours. Continue reading Sunday Open Forum
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