Webster Yankees Ready to do Battle

The 2008 Webster Yankees spent the recent college season building a solid resume. Cory Brownsten (M.C.C.), Adam Curynski (Southern Illinois), and Geoff Dornes (R.I.T.) head an impressive list of players who will don pinstripes when Webster opens its New York Collegiate Baseball League (NYCBL) season on June 7th at Bolivar. Brownsten earned NJCAA Dll All-American […]

Thumbs Up for…

…the NHL. Gary Bettman and his crack staff are busy discussing the possibility of another Winter Classic. This should be an annual event. …the NBA who will hand out fines next year for ‘flopping’. I love soccer, but flopping is easily the worst part of the game. I don’t need to see it on the […]

Rebounds & Put Backs (5/28)

Sit back and let Casey be your guide. Find yourself an article or two of your fancy. Don’t forget to tell ‘em who sent ya. dougvantyle: A K-Smell Classic-Solving The Home Run Controversy Sox and Pinstripes: Red Sox fans’ cookbook proceeds to benefit Jimmy fund Shut Up Tim McCarver BRibas: Mr. Freeze Comes to Town, […]

I want Chris Osgood’s job

Oz-zie! Oz-zie! Oz-zie! Oz-zie! On and on the chant rings through Joe Louis Arena. Oz-zie! Oz-zie! Oz-zie Oz-zie! Chris Osgood has the denizens of Detroit eating from the palm of his hands. Never mind the octopus; it’s all about Oz-zie! Oz-zie! Oz-zie! Oz-zie! Osgood has been dominating the Pittsburgh Penguins to the tune of …41 […]

Ahhhhhhhhhh….Memorial Day

The last Monday in May brings warm breezes, red, white, ‘n’ blue flapping, grills sizzling, and beverages all around. This unofficial opening to summer has roots way back to the Civil War era. Forty-two years ago President Johnson officially declared Waterloo, New York the birth place of Memorial Day – just another reason to appreciate […]

Performance of the Week (POTW) – 5/19-5/25

Not much thought needed for this week’s choice – Jon Lester tossing the no-no takes my POTW. I’ll save the cancer recovery discussion. Undoubtedly, Lester would trade his performance to assure his father will also recover from cancer. Who gets your POTW?

There’s hell; then there’s the Knicks’ payroll

There’s hell; then there’s the Knicks’ payroll

Donnie Walsh and Mike D’Antoni must be history buffs. How else can one explain their assumed roles in the reconstruction of the New York Knickerbockers. Instead of riding off into retirement Walsh signed on as general manager. D’Antoni left Phoenix after leading the Suns to four consecutive fifty win seasons. To understand the magnitude of […]

Rebounds & Put Backs (5/21)

Sit back and let Casey be your guide. Find yourself an article or two of your fancy. Don’t forget to tell ‘em who sent ya. Sporting News: Charles Barkley’s non sequitur machine dougvantyle: Horsin’ Around Sox and Dawgs: Videos Galore from Jon Lester’s No-Hitter Sox and Pinstripes: Why are the Yankees 20-24? Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Lakers-Jazz […]

Of panic buttons, home runs, getting caught, and thongs

Little more than 30 minutes before tipoff and a few topics to consider. It’s only May, and are the Blue Jays pushing the panic button? Looking to keep pace in the AL East the Jays used ace Roy Halladay in relief last night. Toronto topped the Phillies 6-5. Halladay pitched two and a third and […]