The Bronx Bombers alias the New York Yankees, the most successful franchise in baseball history has a corner on lots of things including nick-names. For your reading pleasure, a sampling of nom de plumes, aliases, sobriquets, catch words and of course nick-names,
"The Captain" - Derek Jeter - was such an
These are my rankings. This isn’t a mock draft. If I haven’t seen enough of a player, I don’t put them on my list. This is an early list that will change.
Rasmus Dahlin – D – (photo above) Frolunda – SHL
Brady Tkachuk – LW – Boston University –
Skip Lockwood is a delight and so is this book. Sports Publishing has a winner here. Skip had a good career in baseball and he’s very open and honest in this book. It all starts with a terrific foreword by Hall of Fame pitcher, Fergie Jenkins.
Here’s how he intended to
SI has three great hockey books on the market. The first is very intriguing called “Hockey Then to Wow”. It’s a hardcover gem that has some great photos and almost an infographic look at the games equipment, including skates and goalie masks.
It delves into personalities in coaching, the enforcers and
When the New York Jets are on the clock at the 2018 NFL Draft in Arlington, Texas, which quarterbacks will be on the board? We all think we know but maybe the oddsmakers have a better idea?
April 26th is the day. That’s just around the corner and the speculation is
Fury of the Fist and the Golden Fleece releases on May25th. It’s a fun movie featuring Sean Stone as “The Fist” as he travels through a bizarrely funny world trying to right a lot of wrongs.
“I’ll be honest that was Alex Wraith’s idea. The character of the fist. Alex said
Travis Sanheim plays better in the friendly confines of the Wells Fargo Center. A lot of rookies play this way and the key is to get the most of them on the road as well. In the regular season Sanheim had 10 points on the season and seven of them
"The Yankees were not our team, they were our religion." –Jerry Coleman
My connection to Jerry Coleman goes all the way back to 1975 when I was researching and interviewing for my first book - - A Baseball Century: the First Hundred Years of the National League.
I met him in San
So many people have watched baseball over the years. Most think they can manage, and I think many could, if they listen to their coaching staffs. In the 21st century a manager is supposed to be a “people person”. He has to make sure he connects with his players and