NHL Playoffs Need More TV Exposure

Will someone please move the 2011 NHL playoffs out of the witness protection program? What is arguably the best postseason tournament in all of professional sports is hardly seen on mainstream television these days.  Unless you have Versus and CBC, you are missing out on the NHL playoffs. What is even more baffling is that…

Good Riddance Frank McCourt!

For once, Bud Selig did the right thing. The Major League Baseball commissioner took over operations of the Los Angeles Dodgers, effectively placing a cease and desist on former owner Frank McCourt’s tenure. How it got to this point is one thing.  How MLB allowed this buffoon to assume ownership of the Dodgers is even…

The Sad Case of JaMarcus Russell

The JaMarcus Russell story is beyond sad. It’s pathetic. John Lucas, a former college basketball/tennis great who serves as a mentor to troubled professional athletes, recently dropped Russell.  Lucas reportedly grew frustrated with Russell’s lack of effort and drive. Now here’s the obvious question: how and why in the hell someone with Russell’s talent piss…

No Winners in the Barry Bonds Trial

Barry Bonds is one of the greatest – if not the greatest – baseball players of all time.  Only now is officially a convited felon. He was convicted of of obstruction of justice earlier in the week.  While he was not convicted on the more serious charge of perjury, he is nevertheless a convicted felon. While…

2011 NBA Playoff Preview

Now the important part of the NBA season is here: the postseason. While this may shape out as being the best post-seasons in recent memory, this might be the last time we will see the NBA for a while with a lockout looming.  I’ll go a step further and say that the impending lockout will…

God Bless Rory McIlroy

Your heart has to ache for Rory McIlroy. There he was, sitting pretty moments before the last round at the Masters with a 4-stroke lead.  All he basically had to do was to keep an even keel and not take too many chances. However, folks say that if you play not to lose, you do…