In the wake of the Jason Collins news from yesterday and the subsequent reaction from everyone around the world of sports, I wrote an article over at Wahoo’s on First explaining my thoughts on the matter and detaoling the response of several members of the Indians. Rather than rewriting what would basically be the same piece here that I did there, I’m simply going to provide the link and encourage all of you to please go give it a read.
So last night Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke plunked Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin and the end result was a bench clearing brawl engulfed by mass chaos. No big deal, right? After all, these types of situations happen on a semi-regular basis through the course of a season. Everyone can take their suspensions and move on with their lives.
Thanks to Aaron Craft and a set of cojones that could only be characterized as enormous and made of brass, Ohio State is headed back to the Sweet 16 and looks like they are in position to make it to the Final Four yet again. Crazy how these things work out. You know, veteran leadership rising to the occasion in a high pressure situation. Who woulda thunk it?
Oh, that’s right… I did. Continue reading
I suppose I need to apologize to the Cavs. A few after basically saying the didn’t stand a snow ball’s chance in hell of beating the Heat, what do they do but go out and almost beat the Heat. Unbelievable. Apparently the power of the reverse jinx is only so powerful though. Even though the Cavs held a 27 point lead in the second half, they just couldn’t figure out a way to get it done.