Oh David Price, I liked you. I liked when you publicly corrected the Red Sox’s grammar. I like that you have a dog named Astro who has his own Twitter handle. But, it’s just… Another one bites the dust.
The quarterback of the 10-0, #2 ranked Florida State University football team, Jameis Winston, is being investigated following accusations of rape. Winston, who submitted to a voluntary DNA test earlier this month, is saying the December 2012 incident was consensual. State attorneys are investigating and considering whether or not they have enough evidence to charge […]
[Please excuse the rampant homerism in this post.] File this one under Old-But-Still-Awesome news: this summer, just as the Mets were gearing up to host the 2013 MLB All-Star Game, the team brought back one of their old mascots, Mrs. Met. A little background on her husband, Mr. Met. Mr. Met is the best mascot […]
Was my reaction to reading on ESPN that Andy Murray said he’d like to play a match against Serena Williams. ”I’ve never hit with her,” Murray said, “but she’s obviously an incredible player, and I think people would be interested to see the men play against the women to see how the styles match up.” […]
Am I referring to Tampa Bay Ray Josh Lueke, who spent only 42 days in jail for raping an unconscious woman? No. How about birther and gun enthusiast Luke Scott, who once threw plaintain chips at a Latino teammate who was “acting like a savage”? Nope, not talking about that Ray either. I’m talking about Joshua […]
On Friday I wrote about pinkwashing in baseball, but I want to take a minute to address the argument that it’s good because it raises money for breast cancer awareness and research. Cancer is serious and sad and horrible. My mom survived breast cancer. For a 28 year old, I probably know an above average […]
A recent study revealed that the New York Mets have more female fans than any other MLB team. As a fan of the Amazins myself, my heart swells with pride. And yet, the Mets — consistent with baseball across the board — still don’t quite get us. Exhibit A, via Metspolice.com, is this Mets press […]
On Monday, NBA veteran Jason Collins became the first openly gay male professional athlete in America, a huge step forward for American sports, culture and society as a whole. As the mainstream sports media, players, fans, owners and bloggers all reacted to the news, a common untruth was repeated again and again: “Collins is the […]