Wale is Grandmaster of the sports reference. No musical artist brings as much wit, depth and knowledge to the craft. For instance, in the recently released ode to the former St. Louis baseball hero, "Albert Pujols," Wale slangs this gem: "John Rocker, Atlanta Bravest knows that I'm awesome/ Bett ... More >>
He didn't even leave a note. So after witnessing quite possibly the worst idea I've seen in literally years, the ESPN/LeBron James joint project entitled "The Decision", the question, of course, will predictably be asked around these parts, "Could Albert Pujols be next for this sort of thing?"&nb ... More >>
sportscrzy.wordpress.com/2009/07/Torry Holt did everything but cry when the Jags beat his Rams on SundayFinally: a real football game from the Rams. The offense moved the ball, the defense came up big (Leonard Little leaping into the end zone like superman? More of that please), and St. Louis was ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsAs miserable as the past seven days have been in the St. Louis sporting world, local fans can take solace in the fact that it could be a hell of a lot worse.Take Seattle and their unfathomably depressing 2008: the Mariners lost 101 games, the Seahawks went 4-12, the once-proud Un ... More >>
Last night was the debut of Joe Buck's new show on HBO, called, appropriately enough, Joe Buck Live. Now, let me get this out of the way at the very beginning: I'm a fan of Joe Buck. I've always enjoyed listening to him call a game, whether that be on television or on the radio. He isn't his father, ... More >>
Favre tearfully retires from the Packers back in March 2008.In what has become an annual tradition, it now looks as if Brett Favre is once again coming out of retirement. This time, he plans on going to the Minnesota Vikings, largely because he apparently wants to get revenge on the Green Bay Packer ... More >>
There's an old Irish blessing, one that I've always been rather fond of, to be honest, and it goes something like this: "May you find yourself in heaven an hour before the devil knows you're dead." It seems fitting on a morning like this, because it appears that Greg Maddux has chosen to end his ... More >>
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