There really can be no debate or argument about who has been far and away the most successful pure investor in the past 100 years or may be forever. There have been few fortunes as large as the one amassed by Warren Buffett.
Survive and advance is one mantra of teams in the NCAA basketball tournament culminating in the Final Four. One strategy for churches struggling in a sports-obsessed culture may be a similar strategy: Adapt and advance.
The Yankees are in sufficiently bad shape that even a great year by Rivera will not bring them back to the World Series. Moreover, Rivera is not the only aging Yankee seeking to recover from an injury.
One of the fun things to consider about a permanent cure for aging is how it would affect team sports. What would happen to sports if the players you know and love never got old and therefore, never declined in ability?
With runners on first and third, a pitcher sometimes fakes a pickoff throw to third, while trying to catch the runner at first. It worked last night. Angels pitcher Jordan Walden nailed Curtis Granderson with the ploy.
Forget steroids. Forget Frank McCourt's mismanagement of the Dodgers. The biggest scandal in baseball at the moment is the Baseball Hall of Fame's failure -- for the fourth time -- to induct Marvin Miller, who freed players from indentured servitude.
Wilson Valdez has earned himself a permanent place in Phillies, and baseball, lore. Perhaps it is too soon to speak the name Dave Roberts, but Wednesday night's game was the stuff kid's dreams are made of.