Not a shock. Bobby Valentine is out as manager of the Boston Red Sox. He takes the fall for a bad all-around situation.
Adam Greenberg got back to the plate seven years after being beaned by a pitch. Pinch hitting for Miami he struck out on three pitches from the Mets R.A. Dickey to a standing ovation.
The onus is not just on gay athletes to come out, that lays with all athletes, gay or straight, to make it clear that gay players are welcome in the locker room.
You realize just how out-of-step anti-environmental lawmakers are when a $400 billion industry with hundreds of millions of fans is busy installing solar panels and expanding recycling programs.
During the Cowboys opening night win over the Giants, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was seen on camera having his son-in-law wipe his glasses for him. Well he's received so much ribbing he now wants to have the last laugh.
In January 2006 I visited MLB headquarters in New York City for the first time. Our meeting went well and as a result the first sports league greening collaboration was born. At the time, in 2006, there was no sports greening movement in existence. Today, just six years later, things are very different.
Hockey fans are loyal and have been through these problems in the past. So far, they have always come back to the best game on ice.
An ancient sport where players hit flaming balls with sticks in the dark of night is making a comeback in Mexico.
The glut of question marks that shroud the glow puck's existence are bountiful, though one thing is certain, it will go down as the worst broadcasting innovation of our time.
The imprint of sports is enormous and deep inside us all. When a sports team or event launches a sustainability effort, it creates a tremendous opportunity to attract the attention of millions upon millions of fans.
Maybe we can't pack up and head to the Grand Canyon, but sheer athletic brilliance can also take your breath away. After all, Marshawn Lynch's playoff run activated Richter scales across Seattle.
It will be interesting to see the impact on local fans if the Kings are able to win the Stanley Cup. It may jumpstart hockey popularity. But don't be disappointed if Southern Californians don't take to the streets en masse to celebrate.
A shower of sports crowd hisses and jeers can sometimes be a good thing. Indeed, it is upon occasion absolutely required of the responsible fan.
This time of year I love to sit back in my most comfortable chair and watch the playoffs. I could watch three games in a row and it wouldn't faze me in the least. Nothing like it. Best sport ever.
Despite a classic 90's-rap-era-East Coast/West Coast battle, neither team would be considered among the NHL's marquee franchises.
There is still time to brush up on your hockey knowledge if you're a novice, or explore the game more in depth if you're a longtime fan with some books at your local library.