Baseball has been experiencing an interesting power shift over the last few years. Just as complaints about east coast bias in baseball coverage became widespread, east coast baseball began to get a lot less interesting.
In recognition of the importance of repentance and judging others with the benefit of the doubt, I wish Delmon Young the best in Philadelphia. I don't suspect he will find himself getting in trouble again since I wholeheartedly believe he learned his lesson well.
In the New York area they're making a big deal of the new NBA rivalry, New York vs. Brooklyn. There are no such things as instant rivalries in sports. Let them battle it out in the playoffs a couple of times before we anoint this intra-borough squabble a rivalry.
The streak is over. The Phillies did not sellout last night's game against Atlanta, thus ends the longest National League sellout streak in history at 257 games.
Predictions that Ryan Howard would return to the lineup in late spring, and then before June, have been blown away, and it appears he still has a ways to go.
Despite an impressive 6-3 record to start the season, the New York Mets' defense will not keep them above .500 for much longer.
How about a free item every time your home team wins a game? Or a 10 percent discount whenever there's a shutout? If you're bored, change the target every month. If your team starts losing, make it all about losing more.
The feet are the first thing that hit the ground and without balanced feet a player's mechanics can be affected.
Sports is about putting all sorts of people in the spotlight. It's about proving that you don't need a fancy degree or rich father to catapult yourself to fame -- you just need talent and a good attitude.
While the regular season is a marathon, in which statistics rule, the second is an eight-team sprint. To win, being best isn't enough. The winning team must also be hot and lucky.
In addition to the San Diego Padres, the New York Mets are one of two teams in Major League Baseball to have never thrown a no-hitter. They have certainly come close.
As the Mets finish yet another disappointing season in 2011, where do we go from here?
I know a lot of people went out to Citi Field over the weekend, saw the Mets lose to Philadelphia and concluded that the 2011 season is done.
The story that colorful wide receiver Terrell Owens may have blown out his knee taping a show for VH1 is just the latest in a long line of athletes who should have stayed in bed during the off season.
The FCC has leveled the playing field and the Courts have upheld their authority. Now it's time for the FCC to actually enforce its own ruling
It is understood that the Mets are caught between a rock and a hard place when it comes to pitching, but I'm very surprised and disappointed the way in which our ace has begun his season.