Saint Louis Boston Matchup Gives World Series 2013 Some Eerily Similar Stats

With Halloween just around the corner, the Major League Baseball World Series teams have finally been decided. The early Las Vegas odds on World Series 2013 participants Boston and St. Louis are definitely reflecting the fact that the two teams look on paper to be eerily similar. And many scary matchups simply look like a …

MLB Wild Card Race Tightens and MI to Face BCS Champ AL

There is only a month left in the Major league Baseball season and the races for the Wild Card slots are as tight as ever. In the National League Atlanta and St. Louis are in a virtual tie for the top slot. Pittsburgh is a half game behind and Los Angeles is 1 1/2 games …

Big Baseball Trade To Affect National League for Years

The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox are about to pull off a mega trade that will influence the pennant race in the National League and both teams for years to come. Boston will trade Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford, and Nick Punto to the Dodgers. Los Angeles will trade James Loney …

MLB Expanded Playoffs – They Got What They Wanted

When Major League Baseball expanded the playoffs to add another wild card team the reasoning was to add more excitement to the season. Mission accomplished: the 2012 season is shaping up to be the most exiting so far. It has the potential to succeed the nail biting and historic finish of the 2011 season. In …

USC Football and the Tale of Two Managers

The college football season is less than two weeks away and many experts are saying that USC has a solid chance to dethrone the top SEC team for the Bowl Championship Series. The Trojans are coming off a post season ban for breaking NCAA rules concerning former Heisman Trophy winner Reggie Bush. USC before the …

The MLB NL Central Race Is Over and Howard’s Impact on the Lakers

When Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto went down with a knee injury a month ago many thought the Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals would pass the Reds in the standings. Those who thought that would happen have been proven wrong. Instead the Reds have gone 21-8 without Votto and have extended their …

US Women’s Soccer Team Avenges World Cup Loss to Japan and Wins Gold

The US women’s Olympic soccer team won their third straight gold medal by defeating Japan 2-1. The win avenges the loss the US suffered to Japan in last years World Cup final. Ashton Eaton won the decathlon fellow American Trey Hardee finished second. Usain Bolt won the 200-meter dash and he becomes the first sprinter …

What I Know – Olympic Games MLB Action and the Latest in Football

US gymnast Aly Raisman won the gold medal in the floor exercise event on Tuesday. Earlier she won a bronze medal in the balance beam. It will be an all American final in women’s beach volleyball today as the team of April Ross and Jennifer Kessy will face off against Kerri Walsh-Jennings and Misty May-Treanor. …

What I Know – Olympics Baseball and Other Stuff

The US women’s Olympic basketball team crushed China 114-66 on Sunday and in the process tied one record and set several others. The record they tied was for most points scored for a women’s team in Olympic competition. The 1992 team scored 114 points against Spain. The 2012 team broke US records for most assists …

What I Know: Olympics Baseball and Football

It was a good day for the United States yesterday in the Olympics. Gabby Douglas won the women’s all-around gymnastics title. Douglas became the first African-American to capture the event. Michael Phelps won his twentieth medal in the Olympics by winning the 200-meter individual medley. US swimmer Ryan Lochte finished second. The victory for Phelps …