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'

Foursome forecast: Anyone’s win

Foursome forecast: Anyone’s win

ONE: Where’d everyone go? No Jordan Spieth, the biggest noise on the PGA Tour this season. No Phil, Rory, Tiger nor Bubba. It’s the Zurich Open in New Orleans this week and apparently that’s a long [...]

NL West: A three-peat for Dodgers

NL West: A three-peat for Dodgers

Another championship has been added to the Dodger Stadium landscape, but back-to-back National League West titles seem rather mundane to the storied franchise that hasn’t been a World Series champion since 1998. That’s nothing compared to [...]

AL West: Seattle Mariner rising?

AL West: Seattle Mariner rising?

The last time the Seattle Mariners were favored to win the American League West was when the franchise put together a team that virtually couldn’t lose. That was 2001, one of the most remarkable seasons in [...]

SB XLIX: It’s back-to-back, baby

SB XLIX: It’s back-to-back, baby

From EDITOR’S NOTE: Once again this year, football fans understand that the one place to go on the web that provides reliable, certifiable and justifiable opinion on Super Bowl XLIX it is, of course, Golferswest.com. As you [...]

HOF: Ten make the list; no PEDs

HOF: Ten make the list; no PEDs

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 [...]

HOF: Four first-timers on my ballot

HOF: Four first-timers on my ballot

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 [...]

HOF: Separating great from good

HOF: Separating great from good

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 [...]

Bowl picks: Holy Toledo, what a finish

Bowl picks: Holy Toledo, what a finish

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 [...]

Power Rankings: Awards on the horizon

Power Rankings: Awards on the horizon

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 [...]

Power Rankings: Can M’s pull it off?

Power Rankings: Can M’s pull it off?

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 [...]