Let me get this straight: Kuroda, an outstanding and under-appreciated NL pitcher, is going to pitch well in the AL East because he'shad success pitching in the NL West, where he made 20 of 32 starts in notorious pitching heavens? Just because?
NFL players were all rejoicing that they could go back to work. One problem. Many of them got fired. OK, not fired, but cut. Teams all over the NFL will be getting rid of players to clear salary cap room.
This promises to be a week unlike any other in the annals of the NFL. In quick order the players will ratify the new deal, training camps will swing open, and there will be a dizzying free agent signing period.
Dave once said to me, "I figured it out, Kenny. For me to get to a .500 record, the team would have to go 2042-0." And yet, he became the second most treasured icon in Seattle, right behind Mt. Rainier.