MLB’s Unofficial Census Consensus: It pays to be in The Show

SCOTT JACOBS America’s Past-time is ripe for analysis. It is arguably the most statistically driven sport there is, and the way the game has evolved over the decades and even the century is pretty fascinating. just released their Unofficial 2014 MLB Players Census and its chalk full of interesting numbers. Not surprisingly, there are more pitchers (369) than any...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

For a 7th round pick, Michael Sam is in a league of his OWN

Michael Sam just wants to play. He doesn’t want to be judged for what he does behind closed doors in his own spare time. He just wants to be treated like everyone else. Michael Sam is gay. But you already knew that. Sports fan or non-sports fan, he’s been a constant fix in the headline sections ever since he came out – despite the fact that no one asked him too. Michael Sam...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron is a global fascination and a Google’d icon whether you like it or not

SCOTT JACOBS When it comes to popularity – love him or hate him – LeBron James finds himself at the top. Where the air is crisp. That he can flourish the way he has, as an unquestioned global icon, without the help of the country’s most popular sports league, is a testament to our never-ending fascination with him. The NFL, mind you, is by far the biggest thing in the U.S....
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman’s Greatest Hits

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is getting the attention he has always craved. After knocking down the final pass to clinch the Seahawks NFC title victory, Sherman gave an intense post-game interview that is going viral, in which he called 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree a “sorry receiver” and a “mediocre receiver.” (Crabtree was the intended target, and after the pass...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Four years later, The Transition that saved FSU football

SCOTT JACOBS I can’t help but harken back to that moment. There I was, on the field, as Florida State players shoved me aside to get to embattled, but long-time defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews. The 68 year old coach had been a fixture on Seminole sidelines for 26 years and there I was, right in the middle of the culmination, as Nole players carried him into the air. And then...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

New Year’s Six Bowls to place emphasis back on New Year’s (where it belongs)

SCOTT JACOBS With six bowl games on the New Year’s Day calendar in 1937, an Associated Press headline Back in 1937 the NCAA unanimously adopted a report which basically stated that bowl games were basically… pointless. “They serve no sound educational ends, and such promotions merely trade upon intercollegiate football for commercial purposes.” There were just six bowl games...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Best Halftime Tweets of Duke-Texas A&M Bloodbath — Duke Leading 38-17

6 possessions, 5 touchdowns and 1 field goal (on an onside kick). Duke is beating Texas A&M 38-17 at halftime. Here are some highlights on Twitter at halftime: Friendly reminder that Texas A&M DC Mark Snyder is the 10th-highest paid assistant coach in the country. — Barrett Sallee (@BarrettSallee) January 1, 2014 Petition to kick Texas A & M...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Shapiro, Jon Daniels get pranked: Arrested prank artist Ken Tarr records himself discussing trade deals with MLB GMs

A media prankster was arrested this week for recording himself messing around with professional and college sports coaches and officials. Ken Tarr pretended to offer job offers to football coaches and discuss trade deals with MLB general managers. Among his victims were Cleveland Indians GM Mark Shapiro, Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels, Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazer, and Florida...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

One Disturbing Thing About the Jameis Winston Rape Allegations

No one in the media knows for sure whether the sex between Jameis Winston and the girl who made allegations of rape was or wasn’t consensual. The prosecutor thinks that the evidence isn’t sufficient to charge him, and it would be an injustice if he was charged based on evidence that fails to meet the standards of probable cause. So we should be happy with the decision if we think...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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