Category: Sports

Fun Facts About Chicago

June 24, 2021

Chicago is home to the Oprah Winfrey Show, Wrigley Field, and the famous deep dish pizza, just to name a few. But among all the obvious reasons the city is famous for, there are many more fun and interesting facts about the windy city that are not so obvious but fun to know. The city…

Fantasy Football Tips to Play Fantasy Football Like a Pro

June 23, 2021

The best way to learn any subject is to experience it first hand. No amount of cheat sheets, checklists, advice from friends, or new ideas can replace the wisdom that comes with years of experience. The good news is that it is possible to gain some insights from those who have been there before. Our…

Time to place your bets, even on some strange bets

June 22, 2021

It is commonly known that Las Vegas is the place where one can legally bet on almost anything, as long as the books offer the proposed bets. Players love putting their money on odd bets, especially around Super Bowl time. Now that the Supreme Court has struck down the sports betting ban, we may see…

History of MLB baseball

June 21, 2021

No one knows for sure where the demanded baseball originated. However, most baseball fans will agree that the sport is based on the English game of rounders. In the United States, baseball became popular in the early 1800s, originally known as townball. At a later date, the sport was renamed baseball. Throughout this time period,…

Mexican Flag – Flag Day

June 20, 2021

The flag of Mexico is rich in historical symbolism. The tricolor green, white and red with the shield centered on the central white stripe were adopted by Mexico after its independence from Spain during the War of Independence in 1821. There have been changes to the flag throughout history, but the coat of arms has…

I love NFL football! Let me count the ways

June 19, 2021

As far as I’m concerned, there are two seasons in America (who cares what the meteorologist says!). There is the football season and the low season. Then there is everything else in between. Why do I say such a ridiculous thing? Because I “my die-hard soccer fan! Hell, I love everything, as long as it’s…

Despite media reports, Vince Young’s Wonderlic soundtrack is still unknown.

June 18, 2021

As usual, the mainstream media exaggerates another story that is not from the world of sports; What’s worse, the weekend news about Texas quarterback Vince Young’s Wonderlic score is likely inaccurate. Young, who is currently in Indianapolis on the NFL Combine, was reported to score a pitiful 6 on the 50-question test that NFL executives…

How I beat the common cold in about six hours

June 17, 2021

Yesterday I was sick. It wasn’t my choice to have to put my life on hold for a day, but it was. I read somewhere that on average we are going to get sick twice a year and that a cold lasts for five days. I can live with those numbers, but I choose not…

MLB pitching decisions are based on assumptions and definitions – headlines

June 16, 2021

The accepted assumptions are that all pitchers must have a certain height, and that all starters have the same throwing and inning limitations. Additionally, the definitions of an accepted number of pitches per inning and a “quality start” are metrics that are used throughout the Game, with no evidence of their validity being confirmed. Yes,…

42 – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Sci-Fi’s Favorite Number – Tribute to the Late Douglas Adams

June 15, 2021

When Rafa Nadall beat Roger Federer last July in the longest final in Wimbledon history, he became the first Spaniard to win the Major on grass in 42 years. This sent Spain into total celebration mode. It also caused great consternation among Federer fans who were set to witness a sixth consecutive victory at Wimbledon….