Baseball is Life: A Weak Ray of Sun

In the past month, two of the websites I write for — and I write really well, though I’m most proud of how humble I am — sent me to freelance writer Afterlife. I was greatly comforted by this, as their demands increasingly required me to act as a link bot rather than an indispensable … Read more

The Major League Baseball Expansion Paradox

Portland has considered expansion or relocation of its major league baseball team dating back to … [+] early 2000s. But the costs and challenges with the regional sports networks may make expansion by MLB a back topic for years to come. Portland Diamond Project If 2001 to 2005 taught us anything about Major League Baseball, … Read more

Public registration for the 2023 Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga

January 31, 2023 – More than 3,500 athletes are expected to participate in the famous southeastern triathlon that spans southeastern Tennessee and northern Georgia – Ironman and Ironman 70.3 across North America are still available by visiting www.ironman.com Chattanooga, Tenn. (31 January 2023) /Endurance Sports / – Iron Man® Today I announce the general registration … Read more

On this day in history, January 31, 1919, Jackie Robinson is born in Georgia – baseball pioneer, World War II veteran

Jack Roosevelt “Jackie” Robinson, who joined Major League Baseball in 1947, was born into a family involved in farming in Cairo, Georgia, On this day in history, January 31, 1919. His fight for racial equality and his exploits on the field of play made him the first North American athlete to have his jersey number … Read more

Snake Byte: 01/30 – 10 games under 0.500

Diamondbacks News Las Vegas sets Arizona Diamondbacks win total The Arizona Diamondbacks win total is set at 75.5 with a little juice in the end. The number is -121 to round out that win total. Based on the 162-game schedule, that number indicates that the D-Backs will end up with about 10 games under . … Read more

Mariners Position Analysis: Center field is closed with Julio Rodriguez

Dressed in a classic black tuxedo meticulously tailored to his linebacker-like frame, Julio Rodriguez stood on the ballroom podium at the Hilton Hotel in midtown Manhattan to formally accept Jackie Robinson’s American Rookie of the Year award at the 98th annual Baseball Writers’ Dinner in New York. Flashing his signature smile, displaying his impossible charm, … Read more

USMNT looses the gems and ends in a tie against Colombia

Think of US Soccer’s January camp as a weeklong job fair, in which more than two dozen players with varying levels of experience are invited to Southern California to audition for a spot on the national team. Except for the one coach who came with a guaranteed job. earlier this month, Anthony HudsonAssistant Head Coach … Read more

Hosting Crushers players is a unique opportunity

The Lake Erie Crushers baseball team has a great opportunity for families to offer home to professional players during the 2023 season. With Major League Baseball spring training approaching, the Frontier League team is in Northeast Ohio Re-open the Host Family Program for the season. The program is open to anyone with a place to … Read more

Baseball Hall of Fame nominees associated with PED use continue to struggle with voting results

Alex Rodriguez and Manny Ramirez during the 78th Major League Baseball All-Star Game at AT&T Park in… … [+] 2007. Getty Images In 2017, the late Hall of Fame number two Joe Morgan sent a letter to voting members of the Baseball Writers Association of America, urging the group not to elect players linked to … Read more