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: It’s that time again. We’ll all be glued to our televisions Sunday to watch a parade of commercials, Katy Perry, human interest sports stories, betting lines, predictions, analysis, opinions, projections and hypification. That last one [...]
List the players I selected on my Hall of Fame ballot? Are you kidding me? After what happened last year when a well-known national baseball voice used the three writers on this web site as one [...]
Just like last year, three new names on the Hall of Fame ballot I received in the mail jumped out at me, and the easy part was putting a check-mark in the boxes to the left of the names [...]
When it comes to voting for baseball’s Hall of Fame every year – and the criticism that inevitably follows – what it really comes down to is one’s perception of who was a ‘great’ player and [...]
There’s a lot of drama left in the football season, from the NFL playoffs to the National Championship Game Jan. 12, but they have to go a long way to match the excitement generated in the golferswest.com [...]
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 [...]