KCBS Sports Fans
The whole notion of “going out on top” sounds good, but it doesn’t happen often enough. Too many athletes, coaches, and managers stick around hoping for one more trip to the top of the hill–one that seldom comes.
KCBS News Anchor Stan Bunger (who along with KCBS Sports Anchor Steve Bitker are the on-air duo known as KCBS Sports Fans) offers his unique sports analysis. (KCBS) – Let’s not kid ourselves here: football is dangerous, and the […]
It’s a real quandary for the NFL, which has marketed its brand of sanctioned mayhem for many a year. Now, the league is trying to ease away from the madness a bit, imposing heavier fines on players who deliver blows to the head. The unintended consequence may be more injuries to the knees of players as tacklers aim lower.
As baseball joins the headlong rush toward video replay, the Beantown Blooper in Game 1 of the World Series is proof that many, if not most, of the bad calls in baseball don’t require replay to resolve.
Anywhere else on Earth, the chance to host a world-class event like the America’s Cup would have the civic leaders abuzz.
Giants fans, it’s pretty bad right now. That sweep at the hands of the Cubs–all one-run losses, all marked by painful moments of failure–is the low point of 2013. For now.
The A’s have gone from plucky to scary and lead the AL West again (with the league’s second-best record). The Giants? Well, they’re summoning up memories of the Bad Old Days.
As I’ve written before, I’m not in the replay camp. I’m just fine with umps blowing calls (after all, the players screw up and don’t get re-do’s), but I recognize that I’m in the minority.
It’s tempting to compare Jason Collins with Jackie Robinson; after all, the biopic about Robinson, “42″, is a hot movie ticket right now and both are pioneers.
Take nothing away from Adam Scott. His playoff win over Angel Cabrera at the Masters was gripping drama and Australians are rightfully celebrating the first-ever Augusta win by one of their own.