Nothing is forever, especially in the sports world. After a fairly serious Bagels and Jocks piece last week, I mean this in a lighter vein this time around. But still: How much will it bother rabid Red Sox fans that Kevin Youkilis is now a Yankee?
As I have aged with whatever amount of grace, I have tried to make peace with what I am and what I am not. This is admittedly not easy for someone who is blessed with a restless soul and a self-critical nature, but I am getting there…
What happens when the world of sports too closely reflects some of the biggest problems in society at large? How should the media report and comment on such events…and are we all becoming too intolerant of differing opinions?
From the law arena to digital, public relations to entertainment many different business arenas have been affected by the changing digital age. Many more changes can rightfully be expected in the year 2013. On December 11th, leading law firm Arent Fox is hosting a forum entitled: “Sports and Media and Rights in a Digital Age” [...]
MARVIN MILLER never stepped into a Major League Baseball batter’s box, threw a two-seam fastball or fielded a groundball in the bigs. But when he died last Tuesday at age 95, it marked the passing of one of the absolute giants of the game.
A recent article explored why Jewish players don’t make gestures similar to “Tebowing.” This was great food for thought, to which I offer my own.
There is a great divide out there, and while I wasn’t around in the 1860s, it feels every bit like a Civil War. Which is a funny name, as what serves as discourse nowadays is often very uncivil.
Yes, baseball season is over, but the stoves still burn during the offseason…and in some corners, the debate still rages over who should have won the American League MVP Award. Even Nate Silver weighed in.
With the NFL season more than halfway completed and the NHL still mired in a lockout, today’s Bagels and Jocks discusses both gridiron and gridlock.
The World Series is now in the books, and pretty soon so will be the long tenure of NBA Commissioner David Stern. In today’s Bagels and Jocks, we’ll wrap up the Fall Classic, take a brief look at Stern’s career and also examine whether there is any correlation between winners of the World Series and the Presidential election.