Having a decided preference for sports which recognize that God gave us opposable thumbs for a reason, I tried to ignore the first phase of this past summer’s World Cup.
There’s more than enough blame to parcel out in major league baseball’s steroids scandal. Ownership ignored the problem because juiced home-run numbers were reviving interest in the pastime after the
After another NFL season in which game after game featured self-congratulatory end zone shenanigans, readers below a certain age may find it difficult to believe that professional football was once
When I shed this mortal coil it may surprise St. Peter, on examining my file, to discover that I was once a sportswriter. Indeed, not a mere sportswriter, but a
Until the philistines in charge started imitating the NBA and filling the ballparks with rock-‘n’-roll between innings, baseball taught one of the lost arts of this televisual age: the craft
Moral theologians have long disputed the point at which a child reaches the “age of reason.” But surely, in these United States, the answer is clear: one reaches the “age
As we celebrate the 1987 World Series amidst continuing debate over Mikhail Gorbachev’s policy of glasnost, we recall from earlier in the season an important item from the sports pages