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One Of Baseball's All Time Greats Died Today

One Of Baseball's All Time Greats Died Today


Via: johnrussell  •  Sports  •  9 Comments  •  one week ago

In 2005, when Frank Robinson was in his first year as manager of the Washington Nationals, a young player casually asked his 70-year-old skipper if he ever played in the majors. That moment...
SUPERBOWL SUNDAY GUESSING THE WINNER AND THE SCORE.

SUPERBOWL SUNDAY GUESSING THE WINNER AND THE SCORE.


By: kathleen  •  Sports  •  27 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

Hello everyone, as we know this Sunday is Superbowl Sunday. I thought it would be fun for us all to guess who we think might win and what the score will be. Lets take a break and have some fun,...
Mariano Rivera Acclaimed As Baseball's Greatest - First Ever Unanimous Selection To Hall Of Fame

Mariano Rivera Acclaimed As Baseball's Greatest - First Ever Unanimous Selection To Hall Of Fame


By: johnrussell  •  Sports  •  5 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

Morning Joe, a show which is almost entirely devoted to politics and news, led with this story this morning, indicating this is a big deal. For the first time in baseball history a player has...
Something unbelievably freaky happened today -- The eerie, devastating coincidence that connects Redskins QBs Alex Smith and Joe Theismann

Something unbelievably freaky happened today -- The eerie, devastating coincidence that connects Redskins QBs Alex Smith and Joe Theismann


Via: dignitatem-societatis  •  Sports  •  10 Comments  •  3 months ago

Joe Theismann broke his right tibia and fibula on Nov. 18, 1985 in a game in Washington that ended 23-21. The only three-time Defensive Player of the Year Lawrence Taylor was involved in the...
Max Muncy ends longest game in World Series history with Game 3 home run

Max Muncy ends longest game in World Series history with Game 3 home run


Via: tig  •  Sports  •  17 Comments  •  4 months ago

The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Boston Red Sox 3-2 in Game 3 of the 2018 World Series on Friday night. It was an 18-inning affair that doubled as the longest game in World Series history. As...
Bellinger, Puig power Game 7 win to send Dodgers to the World Series

Bellinger, Puig power Game 7 win to send Dodgers to the World Series


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Sports  •  15 Comments  •  4 months ago

The Dodgers are headed back to the World Series following a 5-1 win over the Brewers during Game 7 of the NLCS. Cody Bellingerdelivered the go-ahead shot after taking Jhoulys Chacín deep in the...
This is how Texas does high school football

This is how Texas does high school football


By: hal-a-lujah  •  Sports  •  38 Comments  •  4 months ago

Who Do You Like In The Baseball Playoffs?

Who Do You Like In The Baseball Playoffs?


By: johnrussell  •  Sports  •  11 Comments  •  4 months ago

Major League Baseball playoffs continue Friday with the final four of the LCS.  Winners to go to the World Series. In the American League the Houston Astros are a slight favorite to defeat the...
Bathurst 1000, The Great Australian Race

Bathurst 1000, The Great Australian Race


By: dave-2693993  •  Sports  •  8 Comments  •  4 months ago

This weekend in Australian Motorsports history, an era comes to an end. For those not familiar with the race details will follow in the body of the discussion. This will be the last time an...
How bad are the Buffalo Bills? Cornerback Vontae Davis retired at halftime on Sunday

How bad are the Buffalo Bills? Cornerback Vontae Davis retired at halftime on Sunday


Via: johnrussell  •  Sports  •  2 Comments  •  5 months ago

https://sports.yahoo.com/bad-bills-cornerback-vontae-davis-retired-halftime-sunday-211324991.html Vontae Davis didn’t even wait until the end of Sunday’s Buffalo Bills loss to retire. He quit...
Here’s what Formula 1 cars may look like in 2021 if the sport gets its way

Here’s what Formula 1 cars may look like in 2021 if the sport gets its way


Via: bob-nelson  •  Sports  •  4 Comments  •  5 months ago

Formula 1 has become quite forward-thinking since getting new owners interested in more than just sucking as much profit out of the sport as possible. That was certainly on display in a series...
Serena Williams is right on women’s treatment but wrong about Saturday

Serena Williams is right on women’s treatment but wrong about Saturday


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Sports  •  19 Comments  •  5 months ago

When Serena Williams threw away the US Open title she has won six times by calling the umpire “a liar” and “a thief”, she cited sexism as the root cause. No male player, she said, would be treated...
Remembering Manuel Ycaza

Remembering Manuel Ycaza


By: vic-eldred  •  Sports  •  2 Comments  •  6 months ago

Manuel Ycaza died on July 16th at the age of 80. He was the first of many Hispanic riders who now dominate the Grand Game of Thoroughbred Racing in the US. From his early years in Panama, (he was...
Position Player Strikes Out Baseball Superstar

Position Player Strikes Out Baseball Superstar


By: johnrussell  •  Sports  •  18 Comments  •  6 months ago

We don't seem to have a lot of sports fans here, but this is pretty cool. The White Sox have used 3rd baseman designated hitter Matt Davidson as a relief pitcher on three occasions this season. He...
Of course Trump attacks LeBron James: the NBA star is a true role model

Of course Trump attacks LeBron James: the NBA star is a true role model


Via: bob-nelson  •  Sports  •  1 Comments  •  7 months ago

In the last week we have witnessed LeBron James, a global sports star, open his new school for underprivileged children in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, and his nation’s president publicly attack...
Baseball Has a New Position: The Make-Believe Pitcher

Baseball Has a New Position: The Make-Believe Pitcher


Via: bob-nelson  •  Sports  •  8 Comments  •  7 months ago

Baseball 2018: Is it the year of the home run? The year of the strikeout? Nope, it’s the year of the position player getting a chance to pitch. Daniel Descalso, normally an Arizona Diamondbacks...
The South Korean players who sent Germany crashing out of the World Cup

The South Korean players who sent Germany crashing out of the World Cup


Via: bob-nelson  •  Sports  •  1 Comments  •  8 months ago

Heading into the match against Germany, the South Korean player who scored the opening goal was despised by his own fans. Last year, Kim Young-gwon fell out of favour with fans for complaining...
Switzerland's Xhaka and Shaqiri charged by Fifa over Serbia goal celebrations

Switzerland's Xhaka and Shaqiri charged by Fifa over Serbia goal celebrations


Via: bob-nelson  •  Sports  •  6 Comments  •  8 months ago

Fifa has opened disciplinary proceedings against Switzerland’s Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri after they celebrated their goals during a 2-1 World Cup win over Serbia in Kaliningrad by...
The Blackhawks needed an emergency goalie, and an accountant from Oak Park saved the day

The Blackhawks needed an emergency goalie, and an accountant from Oak Park saved the day


Via: old-school-marine  •  Sports  •  8 Comments  •  8 months ago

CHICAGO — In a season where you expect the unexpected with one of the more consistent franchises in the NHL, this one might top them all. Unlike many of the surprises from this year’s Blackhawks...
What’s so important about the Le Mans 24 Hours race? - 17 Jun 2016

What’s so important about the Le Mans 24 Hours race? - 17 Jun 2016


Via: dave-2693993  •  Sports  •  107 Comments  •  8 months ago

On the face of it, the Le Mans 24 Hours seems like a pretty niche race. It’s hosted in a small city in the French countryside and pits strange-looking cars driven by largely unknown drivers...
Crazy People

Crazy People


Via: dave-2693993  •  Sports  •  110 Comments  •  8 months ago

For anyone interested the Isle of Man TT is this week and Le Mans is the 16th and 17th. The things people will do. Sometimes the need for the challenge and thrill wont let go.
We Had To Choose Between Trump And The Philadelphia Eagles. We Chose The Eagles.

We Had To Choose Between Trump And The Philadelphia Eagles. We Chose The Eagles.


Via: bob-nelson  •  Sports  •  67 Comments  •  9 months ago

The Eagles have shown that the only way to lose a fight with Trump is by caring about his trash talk in the first place. Rich Schultz / Getty Images The only place to start this story is with...
 Sterling Brown and the tasing of the black American dream

Sterling Brown and the tasing of the black American dream


Via: bob-nelson  •  Sports  •  21 Comments  •  9 months ago

Milwaukee police didn’t just assault a basketball player, they damaged the hopes young people of color have of a better life Another day, another black man violently assaulted by five...
DERSHOWITZ TO SUE AGAINST ISRAELI FLAG BAN AT SPORTS EVENTS IN ARAB STATES

DERSHOWITZ TO SUE AGAINST ISRAELI FLAG BAN AT SPORTS EVENTS IN ARAB STATES


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Sports  •  6 Comments  •  9 months ago

DERSHOWITZ TO SUE AGAINST ISRAELI FLAG BAN AT SPORTS EVENTS IN ARAB STATES “It starts with sports, but it won’t end there,” Harvard Prof. Alan Dershowitz warned. “We won’t allow the Jewish state...
Trump Grants Posthumous Pardon To Boxing Heavyweight Jack Johnson

Trump Grants Posthumous Pardon To Boxing Heavyweight Jack Johnson


Via: johnrussell  •  Sports  •  5 Comments  •  9 months ago

Trump Grants Posthumous Pardon To Boxing Heavyweight Jack Johnson by Summer Concepcion via All TPM News WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to...
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