2009 Top Ten Sports Stories

Well 2009 was, or still is for a couple of days. And the way news has gone this year, specifically in the last couple of months, the biggest story of the year will probably happen tomorrow. For now though, as the decade comes to an end, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories … Continue reading

The 10th Inning: Double steal

Maybe the Phillies should stop hitting people. Or maybe they should switch it up from Brad Lidge. Because the Yankees did work in the 9th to take command of the World Series. In other news, Brett Favre threw four TD passes in Green Bay – for the Vikings – and “the big one” didn’t quite … Continue reading

The 10th Inning: Tied Up

Something to be said about being right back where we started. Well except for one little thing: the Phillies now own home field advantage. So let’s dedicate an entire 10th Inning to the New York State of Mind that was the first two days in the Big Apple. Bad offense, a lot of great pitching, … Continue reading

The 10th Inning: Cliff Lee

Cliff Lee. The man deserves his own sentence at minimum. He put on a pitching clinic and the Phillies snatched away home-field advantage in the Bronx last night. Remember Andrea Bargnani? He was big last night for Toronto. And the continued collapse of Larry Johnson’s career. The morning after – a blowout baseball game that … Continue reading

The 10th Inning: ESPN

We now know at least one team will show up when the World Series starts. It is looking pretty likely that the New York Yankees will be there as well. And the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic torch was lit in ancient Olympia. And if you ever need a good place to spend the 10th Inning … Continue reading

The 10th Inning: Return on the investment

Have you noticed? This postseason belongs to one guy: Alex Rodriguez. The same Alex Rodriguez that started the year off answering steroid questions, is now answering playoff questions – with his bat. It won’t help the struggling MLB umpires, but it’s looking more like the NBA will have its officials back by the start of … Continue reading

The 10th Inning: October Baseball

Derek Jeter hit a majestic homerun down the line, A-Rod finally got into the playoff act and C.C. Sabathia settled in as the Yankees beat the Twins. Cliff Lee was the story, tossing a complete game in Philadelphia over the Rockies. And in Chavez Ravine knocked around Chris Carpenter, giving all three game ones to … Continue reading

Opening Night Playoff Blog

Check out the baseball playoff blog – updated as possible – throughout the 2009 playoffs.