Keeping Score

I recently read Wait ‘Til Next Year, a memoir by Doris Kearns Goodwin about her life growing up as a Brooklyn Dodgers fan. An interesting part of her childhood was that her father taught her how to keep score during baseball games, so that she could listen to the day games, keep score, and then … Continue reading Keeping Score

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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