Sep. 22, 2013
No need to get into a discussion of whether Mariano Rivera is ‘the greatest closer ever’ in Major League baseball (the 9th-inning [only] closer being a fairly recent development) but we can all agree that he has been One Heck Of A Reliever. Personally
Sep. 14, 2013
Thoughtful piece that I missed last week by the thoughtful guy who has the impossible job of being ombudsman for ESPN, So what if ESPN refused to use the R-word? If you’re already familiar with The Issue of how to refer to the Washington franchise of th
Nov. 18, 2012
If you are not already a huge fan of The Princess Bride, stop reading and go about your day. Unless you are a fan of ESPN NFL coverage and of the 3 guys in this video, linked by Jezebel of all places, in which case you might enjoy the effort even if not u
Oct. 7, 2012
It does not happen this way every Sunday, but for real fans today there are games to watch at noon, 3, 6 and 9, from the East Coast, to America’s so-called heartland, finishing on the West Coast. Sadly, I have too much work to watch it all, but hope to
Aug. 26, 2012
I long ago gave up on college football as a source for entertainment, not merely because my alma mater was more famous in my day for losing football (not in my day as bad as this 1994-2000 streak, but still) and radical sports programs but because it has
Jan. 2, 2012
Let’s start the year with a tissue and a Rick Reilly piece from ESPN about the Rose Bowl parade this morning. About one particular float in the parade, and about how it will make people cry … and might save lives.
May. 21, 2011
I have gotten out of the habit of doing the occasional non-real estate post on the weekend (so many lofts in Manhattan, so little time) but here’s one for you baseball fans. (No, it does not involve “major league” baseball, about which I may not be
Apr. 17, 2010
Today's Quote of the Day references Titanic, cliches, and the Kansas City Royals, and continues a Spring frenzy of baseball-related posts:
New York, New York
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