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'
The Hutch Award is coming home – again. Mariners free agent outfielder Raul Ibanez was selected Tuesday as the recipient of the 49th annual Hutch Award to be presented next Jan. 30 at a benefit luncheon [...]
The ball Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter did not catch in the eighth inning of Sunday night’s ALCS game against the Red Sox reminded me of the one Mariners right fielder Jay Buhner did make midway [...]
We have reached the end of the 2013 Major League regular season — except for Monday’s playoff game between the Rangers and Rays for the second AL Wild Card spot – marking the end of the second golferswest.com MLB [...]
1. Dodgers (1): Among the off-season improvements not scheduled for 51-year-old Dodger Stadium is an Olympic-size swimming pool in center field, surrounded by two dozen palm trees shipped in from a palm tree farm just outside of [...]
1. Dodgers (1): The historical 16-run loss to the rival Giants Saturday night notwithstanding, replacing their Northern California neighbors as the NL West champions will bring great joy to Magic Johnson and his deep-pocketed fellow owners [...]
1. Dodgers (1): All eyes the remainder of September will be on the medical report manager Don Mattingly receives from his medical staff. It’s no coincidence that the NL West leaders had fewer injury issues during [...]
1. Dodgers (1): After falling all the way to ninth on the GW power rankings, in weeks 8 and 12, the Dodgers are primed to finish their improbable turnaround on as the top dogs among the [...]
There is nothing quite like college football and it doesn’t matter where the game is played. Color, pageantry, parties and more parties lure fans to stadiums throughout the entire country, and many eyes were on the [...]
1. Dodgers (1): Here is a bold prediction: A 25-year World Series championship drought will come to an end in late October when the Dodgers celebrate another title in a Game 5 victory over the Tigers [...]
1. Dodgers (1): It seems like every time the NL West leaders win another game during their amazing post-June 22 streak, another long-standing MLB achievement is being matched or surpassed. For instance, you must go all [...]