I know everybody is pointing at the home runs, but Aaron Judge has a chance to do something else that’s very rare, something that Barry Bonds never did…
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CHICAGO — OK, let’s start here: A few minutes before kickoff between the Chicago Bears and Houston Texans at Soldier Field on Sunday, there was this…
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When Albert Pujols was 16 years old, he moved from the Dominican Republic to Missouri to be with his father and grandmother. He didn’t know more than…
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OK, time now for our weekly Football Happiness Scale update. For those of you who missed the first week, Mike Schur and I invented a new scale for being…
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Ah, I used to write a lot about infomercials. Slap Chop. Hawaii Chair. The WaxVac. So many others. I miss those days, but I haven’t really seen one that…
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Thanks to Brilliant Reader Brad for pointing this out: A lot of people are focusing on a couple of triple crown chases going on: In the American League…
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In a sportswriter’s life, you get to write about all sorts. You write about arrogant people and humble ones, overachievers and underachievers, those…
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OK, so you know the deal on the Football 101. Here’s the complete archive. Thanks for reading, and thanks for subscribing! We roll on with the Top 25…
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Yes, I think we all know Twitter isn’t real life. Twitter is more like a hyped-up, super-charged, jokey, earnest, racist, misogynist, hate-filled and…
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So … the Bengals didn’t take. After five minutes, I already knew … look, I like Joe Burrow, and I worked in Cincinnati for a while, and one of my best…
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People will argue for a long time, and perhaps forever, about who was the greatest of the three. Was the greatest the exquisite Roger Federer, who…
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I believe — though I’m not sure — that this is the longest blog post that I have ever written. I wrote it in 2011. It is amazing how much has changed…
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