Category: Sport

Kyle Larson’s dirt winning streak continues at Indiana Midget Week

Kyle Larson remained unbeatable on the dirt Tuesday night, setting a track qualifying record and winning at Paragon Speedway in Indiana. Larson started sixth and won the 30-lap feature over Tanner Thorson. NASCAR Cup driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. finished third. Larson now has won the past six feature races he’s started, including a sweep of […]

Rob Manfred needs Bud Selig to bail him out

The primary catalyst behind the current negotiating strife is not owners and players being mad at each other. At least I don’t think so. That’s an effect, not a cause. As I said this morning, I think the cause is that some owners don’t really want to play a 2020 season unless it’s done on […]

No furloughs or layoffs for Astros through the end of October

The Athletic’s Jake Kaplan reports that the Astros won’t be furloughing or laying off any of their employees through the end of October. Furthermore, the only employees facing pay cuts will be those making $100,000 or more, with those earning higher salaries receiving higher cuts. Several weeks ago, the Astros also committed to paying their […]

Black MLB players release video: Be the Change

George Floyd was killed by the Minneapolis Police Department on May 25, 2020 when an officer, Derek Chauvin, kneeled on his neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds. Floyd’s death sparked nationwide protests against police brutality, which have sparked change in some areas of the country. Shortly after the protests began, Black NFL players teamed […]

Scott Boras is talking about rectal thermometers, pancakes, and chickens

Baseball may be driving itself over a cliff, but at least its most famous agent hasn’t changed. Yep, Scott Boras is still out there in Newport Beach, calling up reporters and saying odd things. Things intended to be funny and profound but which, at times anyway, land like jokes told by a robot that was […]

Bengals to make Juneteenth a paid holiday

The Bengals are on board. According to Tyler Dragon of the Cincinnati Enquirer, the Bengals will make Friday a paid holiday to honor Juneteenth. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States, with the date tied to Union soldiers bringing the word to Texas after the end of the Civil War. The […]

Rodney Harrison: Patriots will be motivated to prove they can win without Tom Brady

Can Tom Brady win without Bill Belichick? Can Belichick win without Brady? Those two questions will hover over the 2020 football season. And they will be used as fuel in New England. Take it from a guy who was there long enough to know how the buttons get pushed. “[Belichick] might bring up a couple […]