Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

Juice in Baseball

June 1, 2006

Too bad that major leage baseball is not run by Canadians. MLB obviously deosn’t know that, although far worse, many of the queasy feelings we had when the first tower fell on 9-11 were reminiscent of feelings when we got the news that Ben Johnson would be giving back our gold medal.

Indeed the continuing saga gives rise to my first pangs of sympathy for Pete Rose. Even youngsters, when you attempt to explain that the only real difference is that for Pete there were rules already in place, scowl at the lack of wisdom or foresight of the rulemakers. Hopefully the Commish. and the owners have lots of shares in the company that makes astericks.

About good teams or athletes losing

May 31, 2006

Same as the reason we are sports fans; if you knew who was going to win it woudn't be worth watching.

What Makes Sport Great?

May 31, 2006

(From ABC) The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.