Category Archives: Baseball

Dear Cleveland: It’s time to lose the racism, retire Chief Wahoo, and choose a new nickname

The Cleveland Indians are World Series losers, and when they report back to their home field on April 3, it should be without their racist logo, once and for all…. Read more »

How disappointed can he be? He wakes up next to Kate Upton.

Plenty of baseball fans were stunned on Wednesday when Rick Porcello of the Boston Red Sox won the Cy Young Award over Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers. Verlander had… Read more »

Jose Fernandez: Some things are much bigger than baseball…like life and death

MIAMI (AP) — In tribute to Jose Fernandez, left-handed hitter Dee Gordon stepped to the plate as a righty to lead off the first inning of Monday’s mournful game. After… Read more »

Better to be thought a fool and a bigot than to be Steve Clevenger and remove any doubt

#Mariners say they are "looking into" controversial tweets coming pitcher Steve Clevenger's account screencapped by @cablebox666: — Jon Humbert (@jonhumbert) September 22, 2016 Seattle Mariners catcher Steve Clevenger said… Read more »

“I will spend my tomorrows where I should be, with my family”

It’s rare in our even-celebrities-are-disposable world to run across someone whose face and/or voice has come to symbolize an institution. Walter Cronkite WAS CBS News. Peter Jennings WAS ABC News…. Read more »

Some day same-sex couples won’t be controversial…just not today

An incident involving a lesbian couple at a Seattle Mariners game…has the team both apologizing to and pointing fingers at the couple. The two women are left wondering why they… Read more »