Second day in a row I’ve woken up to temperatures in the 20s. At the end of March. Remember that old line about in like a lion and out like a lamb? Well, sometimes it goes out like a lion … Continue reading
I’m still a bit confused as to what happened, but my Twitter feed was rather crowded last night with news of an incident between comedian Chris Rock and actor Will Smith. At the Oscars. And my first thought was, The Oscars … Continue reading
Today’s episode of Math and Musings features some hot takes on this year’s NCAA Tournament. I recorded it several days ago, of course, and half the teams I mention today have since been knocked out. That’s March Madness for ya.
Spring has sprung, and baseball has begun. That means we begin again… the Jacob deGrom watch. Yesterday’s spring training outing? Two innings, one hit, five strikeouts. Wow. Alas, oh for oh at the plate. Calling it now: deGrom DHs for … Continue reading
Make that six nights in a row of keeping me up, but no complaints here. One item to note… Has anyone ever pointed out the irony in the term “sleeper” when used to describe an upstart NCAA tournament team? Sleeper … Continue reading
Move over, Mr. November. The new greatest holiday sports moment is Notre Dame’s midnight miracle of St. Patrick’s Day 2022. Damn that was nice. Keeping me up three nights in a row is the tourney that never sleeps… and never … Continue reading
I used to think the “First Four” contests were fake games designed only to bring in more money for TV and/or the NCAA. I still do. But damned if they don’t have me hooked from tip to midnight.
I knew the moment I posted about a “baseball-less spring” the labor dispute would be settled and we’d be back in business. Even the loss of my beloved pitchers batting in the NL couldn’t ruin this feeling. I didn’t watch all … Continue reading
This was supposed to be the post that said the Sixers were now the team to beat in the NBA, following their win over the Nets. So… not quite. I still think Wednesday’s Phoenix-Miami game was between two teams that … Continue reading
Will Rogers once said, “I don’t make jokes–I just watch the government and report the facts.” Yup. My local government passed this one in January. I’m reporting it with as much urgency as they seem to have in administering it. … Continue reading