Delay Of Game Penalty,
Nhl Delay Of Game,
Over the years, there have been numerous attempts by the game's powers that be to reduce the amount of criticism that officials get subjected to. You know what they say about where the road paved by good intentions often leads.
Ventura is a very good young pitcher who was a member of the Royals rotation all year where he posted a very respectable 3.20 ERA and a 14-10 record. Bringing him in to pitch in an unfamiliar situation like on only two days rest seemed especially strange and almost cruel to the young pitcher.
Volvo Ocean Race,
Volvo Ocean Race 2014,
Around The World,
The Volvo Ocean Race sets sail again. The 12th edition of the around-the-world departs soon from Alicante, Spain, and ends in Gothenburg, Sweden, in late June 2015. With 11 ports of call and nearly 40,000 nautical miles, it's a voyage right out of Moby Dick.
Kansas City Chiefs,
New England Patriots,
Tom Brady Declining,
Tom Brady Patriots,
Tom Brady Stats,
Tom Brady has been everything that the Patriots could have hoped for over the course of his career. But, it's time to hold him somewhat accountable. It's time to point out that he is declining on the field.
Those angry with LeBron James for simply changing employers began burning his jersey mere hours after the announcement, not waiting seven months to hopefully exchange them. I seem to have missed the videos of fans burning the Rice jerseys. Maybe changing teams is a greater offense than delivering a hook to the jaw of a woman in an elevator.
Black Voices News
Just like school districts had to do with segregation in Brown v. Board of Education, the NFL should have to explain why it's OK to treat Natives different than every other race.
Dennis Allen was asked by a reporter after the loss in London, if he thought he would return after the bye week as the head coach. He replied,"Yeah. That's not my concern right now.'"
I thought all along God was rooting for the Patriots. But now I'm asking myself: Did God invent the tuck-rule that saved the Patriots from the Raiders in 2001?
There needs to be a cultural change with the league's front office. It can no longer be the dirty little secret that no one wants to talk about. We're talking about it and we're talking loudly about it.
National Football League,
Ray Rice Domestic Violence,
Nfl Domestic Violence,
ESPN has the responsibility to report on the issues surrounding our favorite sports, and sometimes, unfortunately, those happen to be moral and legal issues. However, it is not ESPN's responsibility to uncover facts and break stories.
The Ski Channel,
Mike Marolt, Steve Marolt and Jim Gile have over 25 years of expeditions to some 40 of the highest peaks in the world, without Sherpa, oxygen, drugs and all the amenities.
This past Saturday, Manchester United played West Ham United and it was everything but the smooth-sailing, easy victory that the Red Devils' fans would expect.
"Is that shirt supposed to be funny?" she asked motioning to my satirical "Caucasians" T-shirt. And then she said, "I'll f*cking cut you." This is the part you don't really see in its full glory on the segment.
Why not take the incredible brand you have built, the media might that you command, and the economic muscle that you generate and commit the NFL to being a force for positive social change?
Its seems that the defensive end of the Houston Texans, JJ Watt, can do it all this season. Not only is he a feared one-man wrecking crew on the defensive front, but he's even making an impact on the other side of the ball.
According to an unpublished study by two University of Vanderbilt researchers, college coaches are worth the money because of the revenue these coaches bring to the university. The study reaches this conclusion by comparing the salaries paid to college football coaches to the salaries paid to CEOs of public companies.
It was nearly five years ago when I asked my NASCAR-loving former college roommate, Bill Gross, to give me a list of up-and-coming race car drivers. It was an interesting world that I -- and millions like me -- knew nothing about, yet clearly one that dominated the American sports culture.
In the old days, we'd transition to winter sports with print magazines and the annual release of new snowboarding films. Today, we have smartphones and Instagram to keep us stoked on a daily basis.
National Hockey League,
Pre-season is well under way for the Leafs and there are highlights and unfortunate low-lights. Kessel, Bozak and JVR are showing great strides as the cohesive first line.
Sam Bird -- driver for the Virgin Racing Team -- put up a great performance to the delight of cheering fans. In the course of our stroll we talked about Formula E, Formula 1, the future of motor sports, and much more.