With football all upon us, I know that it is traditional for people to compete. As someone who grew up in the South, the classic battle between the SEC and the ACC has raged for years. Having gone neither to the University of Georgia or Georgia Tech, but rather Miami of Ohio, who did well
I know that right now, psychologically, most of Baseball America is watching Yankees and Tigers to make sure the Yankees lose. However, in Atlanta, for most of us Baseball ended with the wild card game a tad over a week ago. I had to, emotionally and mentally, wait a week to write this for a
It’s that time again my dear readers… as the leaves turn red and fall off, people bare their colors and loyalties, arguments and bets are made, lofty goals and promises made and broken every week, all for the thrill and spectacle of one of America’s finest traditions. No, I’m not talking about the upcoming Presidential
So the Braves had just come off a week in which they were swept by the Phillies, swept by the Cardinals, and saw their seemingly insurmountable Wild Card lead crumble down to an uneasy 4.5 games. Back home from the brutal road trip, the Braves kicked off a three-game series against the lowly Florida Marlins.
Read the original article here Ah, NFL Opening Day… for the next five months, millions will tune in and turn out to witness the greatest sports spectacle ever conceived, gridiron football. After a brief lockout that threatened to cut this year’s season short, at long last, the 2011 season will kickoff today, much to the
50 saves. 128 strikeouts. 1.70 earned run average. Braves rookie closer Craig Kimbrel is on pace for a stellar season. Not just for a rookie, but for any pitcher. Rookie, veteran, starter, reliever, there’s no debate that Kimbrel has emerged as one of the best pitchers in the National League this season. But with starting
Medvedev Fumes After Russian Team Disappoints By MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ Published: March 1, 2010 MOSCOW — The Olympic flame in Vancouver had barely been doused before President Dmitri A. Medvedev of Russia, angered over his country’s disappointing performance at the Winter Games, began calling for athletic officials’ heads. “Those who are responsible for training for the
The Canadian Press The poster TV personality Stephen Colbert has made available to fans in his quest to support the U.S. Olympic speedskating team. The poster TV personality Stephen Colbert has made available to fans in his quest to support the U.S. Olympic speedskating team. (Stephen Colbert/Shepard Fairey) Stephen Colbert is finally going to meet