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'

Power Rankings: Five still in running

Power Rankings: Five still in running

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 [...]

Power Rankings: A sprint to the finish

Power Rankings: A sprint to the finish

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 [...]

Foursome Forecast: 30 to One

Foursome Forecast: 30 to One

One: Down to 30. That’s how many golfers are left after three (of four) tournaments in the PGA’s month-old closing playoff system. The Tour Championship starts Thursday in Atlanta and just the best remain. Well, Tiger [...]

Power Rankings: Angels own AL West

Power Rankings: Angels own AL West

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 [...]

Power rankings: Angels maintain No. 1

Power rankings: Angels maintain No. 1

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 [...]

Power Rankings: MLB ejections are up

Power Rankings: MLB ejections are up

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 [...]

Power Rankings: “F’s” for Angels hitters

Power Rankings: “F’s” for Angels hitters

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 [...]

Power Rankings: A’s steal trade show

Power Rankings: A’s steal trade show

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 [...]

Power Rankings: A’s return to top spot

Power Rankings: A’s return to top spot

Buckle up and enjoy some California-dreaming two-team races to the finish in both West Coast divisions. With two-plus months remaining in the regular season, four of the five California-based teams (sorry, Padres) are in the hunt [...]

Power Rankings: Angels climb to No.1

Power Rankings: Angels climb to No.1

Less than two weeks remain until the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline and the Angels beat their AL West rivals to the punch by trading for Padres closer Huston Street. The way GW sees it, the [...]