In my world, I thought Noah Syndergaard was the Mets best pitcher last season. He’s already been named the opening day starter and he came into camp looking great. Oh, wait. He put on 17 pounds of muscle and now “panic city” is back.
The worry is he looks too big,
The words and phrases are spoken and written day after day, year after year - generally without any wonderment as to how they became part of the language. All have a history, a story.
With the 2017 edition of spring training to beging and another season to follow, a brief sampler
The Marv Albert Foreword was a good setup for what is a very solid concept for a book. Kenny Albert’s list was impressive. His dad Marv topped him!
I loved Michelle Beadle’s. I would never have guessed she had hockey in hers. Pretty interesting hockey as well.
There are some big names
When Bill Belichick won his 5th Super Bowl many proclaimed him the greatest head coach in NFL history. I wondered to myself, how does he stack up to Vince Lombardi, who I always thought was the best but has been largely forgotten in these conversations since it’s not sexy to
The very long National Football League season is now over. Now we all look ahead to “the ultimate game.” Hype, hoopla, histrionics and sometimes a great game is the result of all the activity.
The Super Bowl is America at its best and also America at its worst. American conspicuous consumption.
The best there ever is. The best there ever was. The best there ever will be.
Ask a New England Patriots fan who those sentences describe and the answer would be quick and obvious.
Tom Brady is their guy.
But is Brady the guy? The greatest quarterback in NFL history?
Not now. Not yet.
Juuso Valimaki could be one of the jewels in the upcoming 2017 NHL Draft. You would think a 6-2, 201-pound defenseman would be very sought after within this group. It still may turn out that way but as an example he’s ranked outside the Top 10 on most websites. Why?
Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born on January 31, 1919 in Cairo, Georgia. He remains for me and so many others one of the most important figures in sports and American history.
My newest book billed a Harvey Frommer Baseball Classic was just published. http://www.lyonspress.com/book/9781630761578
While there were a few black players in
Quebec City, QC – 40 of the CHL’s top prospects eligible for the 2017 NHL Draft were put to the test on Sunday at Centre Videotron one day before Team Cherry and Team Orr face-off at the 2017 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game.
Players seized the opportunity to showcase their individual
Puppy Bowl is just around the corner and that makes a lot of people very happy. The big game is always a focus for many but this game has a crossover following and just fans of dogs and dog rescue who watch to be entertained and to learn more about