A Call for Incivility in the Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry

Remember when Jason Varitek mashed his catcher's mitt into A-Rod's too-cute-for-baseball face? Or when the weaselly Pedro Martinez slammed a then 72-year-old Don Zimmer into the Fenway turf? All this punctuated by the exclamation points of Aaron Boone's home run in '03 and the Red Sox 0-3 comeback in '04. Yankees-Red Sox hatred threatened to … Continue reading A Call for Incivility in the Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry

5 Reasons To Still Believe In Baseball

This summer SportsCenter has spent more time analyzing the fallout of A-Rod's turbulent relationship with Biogenesis, than it has showing actual highlights of baseball games.  So much air-time is given to analysis of which players he outed, how long the appeal of his 211 game suspension will take, and his newest douchery, a malpractice suit … Continue reading 5 Reasons To Still Believe In Baseball

Boston’s Prayer of Action in the Face of the Marathon Bombings

It's been years since I've used language to directly address a higher power in prayer.  I was raised in the Catholic Church where it was common to hear, "Please pray for us," or, "We'll be sure to pray for you," when a church member was in tragedy's tight grip.  As any good Catholic kid, I … Continue reading Boston’s Prayer of Action in the Face of the Marathon Bombings