I have to admit that I don’t watch a lot of NFL football anymore. As I’ve stated several times on this blog and on the previous SOS blog, the league lost me as a fan a few years ago. I suppose living in LA and not having a team to follow closely has probably… Continue reading Weekend Wrap, Lots Of Playoff Football
This is one they’ll be talking about in Pittsburgh forever. It’s a game they’ll be trying to forget in Cincinnati for just as long. Not because of the quality of play mind you but because of the improbable finish. I’m sitting here trying to remember one as crazy. Bradshaw to Tatum to Harris is the… Continue reading This Generation’s Immaculate Reception?
Here’s all you need to know about today’s Wild Card game courtesy of ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/nfl/scoreboard/_/year/2015/seasontype/3/week/1 I hate the fact that it’s a late game on the East Coast. NFL playoff games, like the World Series, are meant to be played during the day. ############################################### In case you missed it, the Steelers will be without the… Continue reading It’s A Steelers Saturday!
Revised 5:53 am PST Our regular Friday musings from Mr. Connell…. The guy next to me with an abacus, colored pencils and six legal pads filled with calculations as he tries to figure out the NHL all-star game and selection process actually did ask me: –Martavis Bryant is at least saying all the right… Continue reading The Guy Next To Me…
Ken Griffey, Jr. was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2016 induction class with a record 99.3% of the vote. It was his first year of eligibility. Mike Piazza, a subject of PED rumors over the years, will join as him as the only other inductee for this year. It took Piazza four tries… Continue reading Junior and Piazza Make Hall, Pirates Sign Feliz and Some Other Really Interesting Stuff
The Penguins picked up a point last night in an overtime loss to the Chicago Blackhawks at the CEC. In that game Sidney Crosby continued his stellar play of late and contributed a goal and an assist. In response to Adam Haberman’s recent column about trading Sidney Crosby, Del Scott had a different opinion on… Continue reading Trade Crosby Over Malkin? Not so Fast, My Friend!
It’s that time of year again when the members of the BBWAA cast their respective ballots for the 2016 Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Class. Here is a list of those players eligible for induction, courtesy of baseball-reference.com. Among the names you’ll see listed are: Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa. They… Continue reading The Farce That Is Hall Of Fame Voting