Tag: White Sox

Tank is Back on for Rangers; Hot Stove Mets, Yanks, Machado, Bryce

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NEW YORK, NY – We’re over a week into 2019 and the Rangers have lost five games to start the new calendar year. After a promising start to the season in which the Rangers were one of the top teams in the Metropolitan Division and looking like a playoff team. Now they’re near the bottom […]

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Different Matt on: NFL Giants Regrets, MLB AL Playoffs, Yankees Bullpen

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s unbearably hot here in the New York area and it seems like autumn is a long ways away, but football is back. We’re less than a week away from the start of the NFL regular season. The New York Football Giants should underwhelm this year. As Buddy Diaz pointed out […]

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Baseball P*ssies Jake Arrieta & Joe Maddon: Bryce Harper Ain’t Barry Bonds

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WHITEFISH, MT – My all out effort to knock Genius Joe Maddon down a couple of couple of pegs seems to be losing steam. Particularly after his Cubs just finished a 4-game sweep of the Washington Nationals. At 24-6, the Cubs own baseball’s best record. The White Sox in the very same city, have 22 […]

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Preacher’s Row: Knicks Bullied in OT, Blazing Braves, Hooters Research

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s that time of week again. Well, actually its a day early for Preacher’s Row, but I’ll take one for the team! Cookie had a cooking accident at home or maybe the Cookie Monster ate Cookie – can you blame him??? Or some other event kept her from baking something for […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Derek Jeter, Ironman, Sub Mariners, Jesus & Other Superheroes

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NEW YORK, NY – Nothing like being back in New York during the waning days of August, sitting at your keyboard with the last few drops of rum in a tumbler and zero ideas in your head. Paradise. How about just doing a “This Day in Sports History” column? That’s always an easy way out… […]

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Grote’s Gripes: Worst Uniforms In Sports

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DALLAS, TX – Last week I wrote about the Houston Astros uniform tradition.  I wasn’t planning on keeping this uniform theme going  another week, but I couldn’t resist.  The Baylor Bears showed up to play in the NCAA mens basketball tournament in glow stick green uniforms.  It was like watching a rave and a basketball […]

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BURNETTOLOGY AND A-RODS POKER FACE

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Lavallette, NJ – Wednesday night the Yankees were all over the White Sox’s Gavin Floyd, torching the righty for ten runs in 2.1 innings. By the time the White Sox were batting in the third, the Bombers had 13 runs on the board. One would think that a 13 run lead would be safe. And […]

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GROTE'S GRIPES: OPENING DAY TRADITIONS

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CINCINNATI, OH – Opening Day in baseball is special. Hope springs eternal. Every fan can dream that their team, no matter how poorly they’ve played in seasons past, will turn into the 1969 Miracle Mets. Reality usually kicks in by tax day for most of these fans but on Opening Day all clubs smell like […]

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2010 BASEBALL DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES…

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by Dr. Diz FORT WORTH, TEXAS – A little golf… Skiing out in New Mexico… This next weekend at Angel Fire… Some good long rides with my local bike club. Ahh, February in Tejas. Life is good. Spectator sport-wise however, it’s another story. NBA; goin’ through the motions. College hoops; March Madness is a month […]

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TAKIN' A POWDER ON THE CORPORATE OLYMPICS

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by Dr. Diz DEL RIO, TX – It’s going on the middle of February, and I’m being barraged with all things Olympic. I’m down here on the border, trying my best to engage in the normal cross cultural exchange the area is known for, and I’m just getting blitzed with this crapola. The whole shebang […]

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