This is a gathering place to talk about sports beyond golf. After all, we can’t help ourselves. We spent our lifetimes covering a wide range of events, from the Olympics to the NCAAs, from World Series to Super Bowls. We have a passion for golf and a tendency to offer opinions on all sports. We enjoy the debate. Think of this space as folks just sitting around a table, maybe a cold one in our hands, and letting loose.
Archive for 'Beyond Golf'
ONE: There’s a group of union workers that’s expected to go to work all day Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, and just about everyone likes it. At least they’re not as hated as Wal-Mart. It’s their time of [...]
In addition to having four teams in the MLB playoffs, personnel from the West Divisions are among the leading candidates for post-season awards, including Most Valuable Player, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, and Manager of the Year. Let’s [...]
One series does not make a season, but the Mariners’ four-game stopover in Toronto starting Monday night could very well determine whether or not there will be a post-season game played in Seattle for the first [...]
With two weeks remaining in the regular season, five of the 10 west division teams are still in the running for post-season berths. The Angels of Los Angeles go into Monday night’s series opener against the [...]
On your mark, get set, go! The sprint to the finish line in a marathon that started in late March reaches a crescendo beginning on Monday when teams reach the 20-games remaining mark. Thanks to the [...]
Now that the Angels have shown who the boss is in the AL West, whipping the stunned Athletics six times in the past 10 days to take a commanding 5-game lead into Labor Day, our attention [...]
The three-game series between the Athletics and Angels provided some good drama this past weekend, and guess what. The two AL West rivals get only three days “off” before going at it again – this time [...]
One thing expanded replay in the Major Leagues this season was expected to do was reduce the amount of ejections. That was the case during the first month of the six-month marathon, but not so much [...]
You can argue until the cows come home that the Angels have the most dangerous lineup in the AL West, if not the entire West Coast and even the Major Leagues. But ever since the All-Star [...]
The dust has settled following the non-waiver trade deadline and of all the West Coast teams, the American League West Division-leading Athletics made the most headlines, especially trading their cleanup hitter for a starting pitcher. General [...]