Consider for a moment that the only two team sports, baseball and football, allocate wins or losses to an individual player. That cannot be found in basketball, volleyball, water polo, soccer, cricket, lacrosse, hockey, and (most importantly) handball. Let me back track a bit, my first statement isn't technically true. Baseball is the only sport… Continue reading Are wins a QB stat? Tom, are they?
Signs of Times Recently at work we have been predicting the final scores for upcoming college games for pride. I have been the closest two weeks running, but I have to say that the obsession around predicting a sports outcome is about as stupid as predicting when end of the world is going to happen.… Continue reading Sports prediction is an obsession
Sports dominate so much of my time. I love sports and am a huge fan of the athletes that entertain. The athletes god-given ability, trained skill, luck, and evident dedication to a singular sport is inspiring to me. I can often forget that these athletes are humans, with greater ambition and influence than almost all… Continue reading Polarizing Sports Figures
In the mornings I listen to ESPN 700. Colin Cowherd is on. He is pretty obnoxious. But in the afternoon, if I am lucky, I catch my boy DP. The man is so good. Give him a listen. He gets quality people on his show.