Laughter Is Best Medicine For LeBron, And NFL Picks

If LeBron James wants to get past the PR nightmare that was “The Decision,” he should start by not taking himself so seriously. The Minneapolis Star Tribune had a story in today’s editions about how James will be gunning for the Minnesota Timberwolves this season and, notably, forward Anthony Tolliver. Tolliver, if you remember, did…
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Rounding The Bases On Various Topics

Time to touch on a few different topics in a pretty busy sports week. Where was this San Francisco Giants offense all season? Twenty runs in the first two games of the World Series against Texas Rangers pitching, notably Cliff Lee in Game 1. This series could be a rout if the Rangers don’t get…
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Twins Were Missing More Than Just Cliff Lee

When a team loses playoff game after playoff game after playoff game, it’s pretty tough to point a finger at just one player or thing and say, “That is what went wrong.” The Minnesota Twins will take a 12-game postseason losing streak into the offseason. Team meetings will start taking place in the next week…
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How Low Can The University Of Minnesota Go?

Former Fargo Force goalie Mike Lee enjoyed a banner night Friday, stopping 40 shots as St. Cloud State defeated the University of Minnesota 5-2 in men’s hockey. The men’s hockey team lost back-to-back games to WCHA newcomer Nebraska-Omaha just a weekend ago. But that program is hardly alone in its struggles. There just aren’t too many…
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The Debate: Posey Vs. Mauer

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey received plenty of attention for his work as a rookie backstop during the regular season. And on the postseason stage, that exposure has only intensified. After starting the year in the minors, Posey thrust himself into NL Rookie of the Year candidacy by hitting .305 with 18 homers and 67…
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Firmly Planted On The Giants Bandwagon

Enjoyed a pretty quiet Wednesday night away from work, so I sat in front of the TV and watched Game 4 of the National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies. I don’t have much of a rooting interest in this series. Or, at least, I didn’t. Normally, I cheer for…
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