The Cardinals And The Cubs

As the Major League Baseball season winds down, we’re going to have a treat: a four-game series in St. Louis between the Cardinals and the division-leading and World Champion Chicago Cubs. My friends know that I don’t hate the Cubs like a lot of St. Louisans. Heck, I consider Chicago my second city, and when … Continue reading The Cardinals And The Cubs

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New Tricks For An Old … Grasshopper

This week the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials are taking place in Omaha, Neb. Since I recently began swimming again after decades away from the pool, I've been watching with extreme interest. Every four years, it seems like the technology for broadcasting the Olympics—and even the Olympic Trials—gets better and better, and the programming folks do … Continue reading New Tricks For An Old … Grasshopper

List: Top Five Crushing Disappointments For St. Louis Sports Fans

This is going to hurt a while. It was supposed to be Mizzou's year: a team full of seniors who played above expectations all season, ranked No. 3 nationally going into the NCAA Basketball Tournament. They were poised to become the first Missouri team to make it to the Final Four. But it didn't happen. … Continue reading List: Top Five Crushing Disappointments For St. Louis Sports Fans

List: Top V Reasons I’m Rooting For The Giants In The Super Bowl

It's not really that I love the Giants: it's just that I don't hate them. As a sports fan (and I'm a pretty moderate version of a sports fan, let me tell you), you develop sometimes-irrational likes and hates. For instance, I really hate the Cubs when they're a threat to the Cardinals; the rest … Continue reading List: Top V Reasons I’m Rooting For The Giants In The Super Bowl