Baseball Heaven? More Like Baseball Hell For This Cubs Fan

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A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of traveling to St. Louis to visit a friend from college and watch my beloved Chicago Cubs take on the hometown Cardinals. The fanbase… Continue reading

For the Love of the Game?

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“Voting shall be based upon the player’s record, playing ability, integrity, sportsmanship, character, and contributions to the team(s) on which the player played.” -Baseball Hall of Fame Voting Rules These are the guidelines… Continue reading

Fight Orr Flight

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For those of us who have ever played sports, dreaming about making the last-second shot, hitting the walk-off home run, or beating the goalkeeper is second nature.  We see ourselves as the hero… Continue reading

Basketball Jesus

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Penn State Tragedy Echoes Beyond Happy Valley

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Almost every sports writer in the country filed columns last week criticizing former Penn State Head Football Coach Joe Paterno for his actions in failing to report the sexual abuse committed for years… Continue reading

What Milwaukee has taught me about sports

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I have called Milwaukee “home” for the past 45 days now, as I have been working an internship at a financial firm. Prior to this internship, I had barely set foot in the… Continue reading

Above Forbes Field

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Ali under water

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Why a sports blog?

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Why write a sports blog?  What’s the point?  Why not a blog covering today’s political issues–the upcoming election?  Or why not thoughts on faith and religion and what exists within us throughout our… Continue reading