Lawyers draw up a statement and carefully avoid any mention of steroids. That’s the way it’s done so the “words” won’t come back to bite the cheaters in the rear end. Bruan, naturally, is being vilified because of his vehement denial last year when he walked because of a technicality. (Memo to the tester: Don’t store Bruan’s pee in your home fridge) His lawyers smartly worked out a plea deal with MLB that won’t extend to 150 games, thus saving him $4.5 million into next season.
It’s time for Hillbilly Jesus to come down from the mountain top and put a little bubblin’ crude into the A’s offense.
A 79-year-old basketball player is getting ready to lace ‘em up again, heading to a pro-am tournament after word of his hoops prowess got around.
Did you catch Colin Kaepernick at the ESPY’s? The better question might be, how could you miss him?
Spent the last couple of weeks up in the Gold Country and a good deal of time on the water flippin’ jigs in search of the big bass I like to call “Big Jake.”
With all due respect to Buster Posey, the Giants MVP of the first half is the National League Worst. By sheer virtue of the ineptitude of the rest of the teams, the Giants remain buyers, not sellers, in their quest to defend their World Championship.
Muthu Alagappan, a student at Stanford University, has a side project that could revolutionize the NBA in the same way Billy Beane changed baseball’s landscape.
The age of the scorecard may be nearing its end. A new app called GameChanger provides live score keeping for Little League baseball and other amateur teams.
The reason you won’t see any more 300-game winners is because of the set-up man and the closer. And when you have Sean Doolittle, Ryan Cook and Grant Balfour, who could blame Bob Melvin for pulling A.J. Griffin after seven shutout innings of four-hit baseball?
Baseball purists have often debated whether there should be a uniform strike zone or one left up to the interpretation of the umpire. Why should an umpire have any discretion about the parameters of a strike zone?