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.
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(America is a one massive captive audience right now, an uptight bundle singularly focused on the gigantic global threat that is everywhere, but no one can see it. It’s new territory for all of us, as [...]
Countless times as I worked on a story about a player during my career as a baseball writer, I would ask teammates, opponents, managers, coaches and front-office executives a very open-ended question before getting down to [...]
This year it’s all about Derek Jeter, a towering figure among and above the 2020 Baseball Hall of Fame nominees. The former New York Yankee shortstop, in his first year on the ballot, likely will enter [...]
In the “all-good-things-must-come-to-an-end” department, this will be my 37th and final Hall of Fame vote. This much-anticipated annual honor, which began following the 1982 Major League Baseball season — my 10th year as an active member [...]
Kudos to Candace! Thanks to a season-ending eight-game winning streak, capped by the LSU Tigers’ National Championship victory over the Clemson Tigers, Candace Oehler won her first Golferswest.com staff College Football Bowl prediction contest. And set [...]
(Editor’s note: Golferswest.com has three writers on staff who also were every-day baseball writers, in a previous writing life. They have a combined newspaper experience of more than 100 years, mostly covering baseball and the Seattle [...]
PHOENIX, AZ – The PGA TOUR wraparound season has already begun, but there’s still one more 2018 champion to crown. The competition for the PGA TOUR Champions Charles Schwab Cup has been intense all season, and [...]
Former Mariners left fielder Greg Briley looks back to 1991 (As told to Jim Street) Greg (Pee Wee) Briley spent five of his six Major League seasons with the Mariners being used primarily on a platoon [...]
Hall of Fame right-hander Gaylord Perry turns back the clock to 1982. (As told to Jim Street) Gaylord Perry, who won 314 games and was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991, started [...]
Former Mariners pitcher Erik Hanson turns the clock back to 1988. (As told to Jim Street) A second-round draft selection out of Wake Forest University in June 1986, the right-handed starter needed slightly more than [...]