Week 11 Outlook for College Football Playoff Contenders

Alabama Crimson Tide (AP #1) Business as usual in Tuscaloosa. There will be a point down the road where the Tide do not make the playoff, but it’s hard to see where that will be given the on field and recruiting consistency that Nick Saban has produced during his tenure as head ball coach. ‘BamaContinue reading “Week 11 Outlook for College Football Playoff Contenders”

Previewing ALCS Game 6-Can the Cardiac Kids take down the class of the American League?

Strange times we live in where the Bronx Bombers are the up and coming youngbloods trying to knock the crown off the favored Houston Astros, but here we are with the Yankees needing just one more game to claim their 41st American League pennants. The Yankees are tossing their young ace back into the fire,Continue reading “Previewing ALCS Game 6-Can the Cardiac Kids take down the class of the American League?”

The Yankee Empire Was Built on the Bones of the Kansas City A’s-A Story of Collusion, Greed, and Championships

Ralph Terry wiped the sweat from his brow and let out a long, slow exhale. There are very few times in life where one can claim to absolutely, positively, know what another man is thinking. But if you had to pick one instance in the history of the world to guess what another man was thinking, RalphContinue reading “The Yankee Empire Was Built on the Bones of the Kansas City A’s-A Story of Collusion, Greed, and Championships”

How the Kansas City Athletics Built the Yankees Empire of the 1960’s…Stay Tuned

The recent Sonny Gray trade between the New York Yankees and the Oakland Athletics inspired me to look at the history between these two ballclubs. As it seems yet another Oakland star is positioned to help the Yankees make a playoff run in the vein of Reggie Jackson, Catfish Hunter, Rickey Henderson, Scott Brosius, andContinue reading “How the Kansas City Athletics Built the Yankees Empire of the 1960’s…Stay Tuned”