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  • 2 Cent Tuesday: Major League Baseball’s Adjusting the Fellas
    Posted by MIKE on 06/27/2017 at 11:00 AM

    In addition to steroids, the public display of Adjusting the Fellas must be banished from baseball. And yes, MLB fans, you know exactly what fellas I'm talking about. The post 2 Cent Tuesday: Major League Baseball’s Adjusting the Fellas appeared first on MIKE on sports!. […]

  • Sports Comic Book: Favorite Single Named Athletes 3rd Edition
    Posted by MIKE on 06/25/2017 at 11:00 AM

    My sports comic book Favorite Single Named Athletes celebrates the top icons in sports who only need one name to be identified. Throughout history, singers, politicians, philosophers and spiritual leaders impacted societies to such a degree that a single name … Continue reading → The […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: On This Day in 1972 Title IX Became Law
    Posted by MIKE on 06/23/2017 at 11:00 AM

    Today’s #TBT sports blog recounts the 1972 ground breaking law known as Title IX that changed the landscape of women’s sports in our country. On June 23, 1972 former President Richard M. Nixon signed into law the landmark civil rights … Continue reading → The post #TBT […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: Italy’s FIFA Star The Berlin Wall
    Posted by MIKE on 06/22/2017 at 12:00 PM

    Today's Throw Back Thursday FIFA sports blog should bring a little cheer to disheartened Italian soccer fans who witnessed their beloved Azzurri get eliminated this week from the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Italy's exit came at the heels of 1 - 0 losses to a powerful Uruguay side and to an upstart […]

  • Friday Sports Funny: New York Yankees Babe Ruth’s Famous Quote
    Posted by MIKE on 06/16/2017 at 3:18 PM

    Today’s Friday Sports Funny focuses on this famously funny quote uttered by New York Yankees icon Babe Ruth. “No, I had a much better year than him.” ~ Babe Ruth When questioned if his huge 1927 baseball salary, which amounted … Continue reading → The post Friday […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: The NBA Showtime Lakers
    Posted by MIKE on 06/15/2017 at 12:21 PM

    Watching the ESPN 30 for 30 doc Best of Enemies has prompted me to pen today’s #TBT sports blog. My post remembers a talented tinsel town team that perfectly fit the Hollywood hype of its spot on Showtime nickname. This … Continue reading → The post #TBT Sports Blog: The NBA […]

  • Friday Sports Funny: Pitcher is Getting Shelled
    Posted by MIKE on 06/09/2017 at 1:53 PM

    When they don’t have their best stuff, pitchers can easily get knocked around - or shelled - by the opposing team. This can happen during an MLB, NCAA, high school or even a Little League game, The post Friday Sports Funny: Pitcher is Getting Shelled appeared first on MIKE on sports!. […]

  • A LeBron James Post NBA Finals Rest Is Warranted – For Sports Fans!
    Posted by MIKE on 06/08/2017 at 2:30 PM

    An eagerly anticipated LeBron James post NBA Finals rest is warranted – for sports fans! Sure, the four-time NBA MVP and two-time NBA champion is more than likely exhausted from advancing with the Miami Heat once again to the NBA Finals. But, just think how fatigued fans have become. We […]

  • Friday Sports Funny: Heavyweight Division in Gymnastics
    Posted by MIKE on 06/02/2017 at 1:31 PM

    The Olympic sport of gymnastics has always confused me. I’m perplexed as to why the sport of gymnastics discriminates against bigger boned bodies. Yes, I’m lamenting why larger ladies and girthier guys who would like to wear leotards, too, are getting shafted. If boxing and wrestling […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: MLB Big Hurt Frank Thomas
    Posted by MIKE on 06/01/2017 at 12:30 PM

    Congrats to Major League Baseball's Big Hurt. Along with pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, former hard hitting first baseman Frank Thomas, known as the Big Hurt, got inducted yesterday in baseball's Hall of Fame. The post #TBT Sports Blog: MLB Big Hurt Frank Thomas appeared first on MIKE on […]

  • Friday Sports Funny: Spitting in Baseball
    Posted by MIKE on 05/26/2017 at 1:00 PM

    Today’s Friday Sports Funny – spitting in baseball – is a major league problem. While watching last night’s game on television, I became appalled by the disgusting discharges emanating from eminent Major League Baseball players. Their spit seriously sullied my … […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: Muhammad Ali’s “Phantom Punch”
    Posted by MIKE on 05/25/2017 at 3:10 PM

    Today’s #TBT sports blog remembers Muhammad Ali’s “Phantom Punch.” On this day 52 years ago the reigning heavyweight champ defended his belt by beating former champ Sonny Liston in a highly anticipated rematch at the Central Maine Convention Center in … Continue […]

  • 2 Cent Tuesday: Why Baseball Confuses Me
    Posted by MIKE on 05/23/2017 at 8:30 AM

    Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog focuses on why the sport of baseball confuses me. And, I don’t think I’m alone. That’s why I compiled a list of befuddling bits of baseball banalities that probably confound you, too. My list … Continue reading → The post 2 Cent […]

  • Friday Sports Funny: Unwritten Rules in Sports
    Posted by MIKE on 05/19/2017 at 4:10 PM

    Today’s Friday Sports Funny examines the two schools of thought relating to unwritten rules in sports. Some fans love unwritten rules. They revere them as time honored traditions that compliment the black and white regulations permanently etched in rule books. … Continue reading […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: Boston Celtics Great Bill Russell
    Posted by MIKE on 05/18/2017 at 1:16 PM

    Today’s #TBT sports blog recalls Boston Celtics great Bill Russell – the most decorated championship player in NBA history. The former Celtics center collected an unprecedented 11 championship rings in 13 overall seasons, a feat that Michael Jordan and Magic … Continue reading […]

  • 2 Cent Tuesday: My Favorite Sounds in Sports
    Posted by MIKE on 05/16/2017 at 1:00 PM

    Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog lists my all-time top 20 sounds in sports. While consuming terrific NBA Playoff action this week, sports fans can also feast on the many baseball, soccer and hockey games available on television. In addition … Continue reading → The post 2 Cent […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: Boston Celtics Great Larry Bird
    Posted by MIKE on 05/11/2017 at 12:59 PM

    Today’s #TBT sports blog features NBA great Larry Bird. The Boston Celtics legend s revered in the same breath as other iconic Boston sports heroes – Carl Yastzremski, Bobby Orr, Doug Flutie, David Ortiz and Tom Brady. Though he formally … Continue reading → The post #TBT […]

  • Friday Sports Funny: Team Turned a Corner
    Posted by MIKE on 05/05/2017 at 11:53 AM

    The sprinting soccer players are quickly turning a corner. They just physically turned a corner as a team, and they are metaphorically turning in the right direction to continued success. The post Friday Sports Funny: Team Turned a Corner appeared first on MIKE on sports!. […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: NBA “Iceman” George Gervin
    Posted by MIKE on 05/04/2017 at 1:43 PM

    Today’s #TBT sports blog highlights NBA “Iceman” George Gervin – one of my favorite NBA players ever. An uncommon cool on the basketball court, coupled with an icicle thin stature, earned this NBA Hall of Famer the nickname The Iceman. … Continue reading → The […]

  • Friday Sports Funny: The Fat Lady Podcast
    Posted by MIKE on 05/01/2017 at 1:00 PM

    Today’s Friday Sports Funny dusts off the clever podcast I recorded last year about one of the most famous women in sports – The Fat Lady. Definitely not an athlete and seemingly out of shape, a popular chubby chick sings … Continue reading → The post Friday Sports Funny: […]

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