Category: Sport

Tarleton State’s decision to hire Billy Gillispie is shameful

Billy Gillispie is the new head coach at Tarleton State. But the truth is that Billy Gillispie, the former UTEP, Texas A&M, Texas Tech and Kentucky coach, should never again be allowed to coach basketball at any level, which is what makes Tarleton State’s decision to hire him to lead the program into the Division […]

Washington’s Isaiah Stewart enters 2020 NBA draft

Isaiah Stewart is entering the 2020 NBA draft. After only one season at Washington, the forward will turn pro, he told ESPN’s Jonathan Givony. Washington was a disappointment this season. The Huskies finished 15-17 after a 10-2 start and fell to Arizona in the Pac-12 tournament. That didn’t stop Stewart from having a strong season. […]

The London Series is officially cancelled

This is not surprising but, as of today, it is now official: The London Series scheduled for June 13-14 between the Cubs and Cardinals has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s not even clear that regular season games will be played in the United States as early as mid-June and, even if we […]

Dodgers games to be available to a lot more cable subscribers soon

In 2013 the Los Angeles Dodgers entered into a multi-billion TV deal with Time Warner to broadcast Dodgers games on what would eventually be known as SportsNet LA. Awesome! The only problem: Time Warner — eventually Spectrum — required so much in rights fees from other cable carriers to make up for the billions it […]

Shin-Soo Choo to give $1,000 to each Rangers minor leaguer

Earlier this week Major League Baseball announced that it will make payments of $400 a week to each minor leaguer through May 31. That’s helpful for minor leaguers who, as everyone knows at this point, mostly live on a shoestring. Texas Rangers DH/OF Shin-Soo Choo is pitching in with some supplemental help, however, and is […]

MLB execs discussing 100-game season that would begin July 1

Matt Spiegel of 670 The Score Chicago heard from a source that Major League Baseball executives have been discussing a 100-game season that would begin on July 1 and conclude on October 15. It would essentially pick up the second half schedule, eliminating the All-Star Game while hosting the World Series at a neutral warm-weather […]

Baseball Question of the Day: What’s your favorite piece of memorabilia?

Most people who are into baseball have, at one point or another, owned some memorabilia of some kind. Maybe they’re not hardcore collectors, but most of us have had an autograph, a baseball card or 10,000, some pennants, posters, or something along those lines. I’ve written before — a very, very long time ago — […]