You may recall a BOTB post back in April about how badly the Dodgers were missing Justin Turner. With any team, I hate to put any highs or lows on the shoulders of just one player, but in Los Angeles, it seems this is actually the case. The day that Justin Turner returned to the lineup, the Dodgers didn’t even have a winning record. I … Continue reading Oh, there you are, LA
Oh, hello. It’s been a while, I know that. But a girl’s gotta work and bring home the bacon. Meanwhile, baseball has been happening and it’s been good. I decided to take a break from remembering our service men and women, eating all the food and drinking all the booze to recap the biggest moments from 2018’s Memorial Day Weekend. Anthony Rizzo – Oops. Monday’s … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend Recap
“Basebook”. Is that anything? During opening week, the Mets-Phillies game was streamed live exclusively on Facebook. It’s the first time a U.S. league has done this and it made everyone over the age of thirty scratch their heads. They’re doing this for up to 25 games this season, including today’s Brewers-Cardinals game. All of the Facebook Watch games will be afternoon games, so that those … Continue reading Baseball on Facebook: Good? Bad?
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
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