Sometimes fans put a borderline unhealthy amount of passion, energy and even effort into sports. I’ve been told I do. Maybe the people who say that are right. Then again, who is anyone else to say what I, or you, do is right or wrong? I get emotionally invested in sports. I love the games, I love the players.
It’s hard to write anything about the Cubs winning the World Series without coming off as extremely corny. It’s been 108 years and it took seven games and extra innings for the Cubs to finally become champions, but they made it happen. The resilient team that went wire to wire as the best team in baseball (more or less) finally ended the drought. I can’t describe to you how happy that all makes me. Continue reading
Domestic violence is deplorable regardless of who you are, I hope that we are all well aware of that. Continue reading
One of my favorite things to do when it comes to talking baseball is to rag on Dusty Baker. So imagine my glee when on Thursday night I got plenty of fuel to stoke my Dusty-hating fire. Continue reading
I predicted not too long ago that the World Series this year was going to be contested solely in Los Angeles, with the Dodgers and the Angels fighting it out. I look pretty foolish now, eh? Continue reading
One of the things Charles Barkley is most famous for is stating that athletes should not be looked at as role models. Frankly, I think that certain athletes can be great role models and deservedly can be heroes to some. Continue reading
It has been 17 days since my last post here on Press Box Opinions. In that time, I’ve gone from hopeful of Jeff Samardzija signing a new contract with the Cubs, to trying to enjoy the few starts he has left in Chicago. Continue reading
It doesn’t get much better than talking baseball in summertime. Continue reading