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BUBS Natural Review

Every once in awhile, I get to review a product that intersects sports and health. And while most major sports have hit the pause button, the athletes, and folks like me, haven’t. Enter BUBS a company that makes a powdery mix that can improve your health. There is a collagen mix

MLB Should Shutdown Spring Training and Delay the Season

This one seems like an easy decision. Yes, it affects local economies and jobs, but getting sick is worse, especially for those who don’t have health insurance or adequate funds. The Coronavirus is causing havoc around the world and the belief by the experts is we’re not through the worst

The National League DH, What an Awful Idea

Every year we hear the warnings. The Designated Hitter will be in the National League by the year ______. Now we are being threatened, as a National League fan that’s exactly how it feels, that it will be next season. The teams that have players signed to bad contracts must be

Five Takeaways from The Carlos Beltran Press Conference

Brodie Van Wagenen looked very sharp in his $1,000 or so suit. Carlos Beltran was wearing the uniform that’s still a trigger for longtime Mets fans. Just seeing him there gave me mixed emotions but I listened, and this is what I heard on the Mets Instagram account. BVW talked about

The Mets Manager Search Gets Tricky

While the Mets continue their search for a manager, so do other MLB teams including the Philadelphia Phillies. The Mets keep interviewing and interviewing, Tim Bogar, the former Met, and current Nationals first base coach is reportedly the latest. I’m losing track. Joe Girardi has been interviewed by the Phillies and

That’s My Team Book Review

That’s My Team is a book that will be out soon. The publisher is Rowman and Littlefield. This book explores the origins of sports and team names. Paul Volponi the author is an English teacher and has done a nice job. He does lay out the Washington Redskins controversy as

Mets Bullpen Looked Good for a Short Time

Don’t be fooled by the Mets bullpen. Sure, it had a few good outings outside of the All-Star break but that didn’t mean it was fixed. When you have a player like, Pete Alonso, who could win an MVP award if he was on a winning team, his clutch home

Full Count Book Review

This book was written by David Cone and Jack Curry. The endorsement by a former teammate, Andy Pettitte on the fold was interesting and what you’d expect to see said about the pitcher. He was always known as smart and he knew his craft. Cone’s candor about how he felt when

Phillies and Mets Drowning in the NL Least

The Phillies will travel to play the Mets to see who looks worse heading into the All-Star break. It’s no longer the mid-summer Classic because we’ve surpassed the halfway point in games. July 4th is a good barometer for how teams are doing, and both of these teams aren’t doing

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