Professional Sports

Everybody Talks: Leave the safety on

Movie theaters, nightclubs, music festivals — could a stadium or an arena be added to the list? It could be, but that isn’t the point.

Roy Halladay and the stakes of sport versus reality

Roy Halladay was a great pitcher. It sounds sort of banal to say, but it’s the number-one truth of his career.

Everybody Talks: A storm is brewing

Last Thursday, ESPN released its revised social media guidelines for all employees, which states all social network use should be “civil,” “responsible,” and “without overt political biases.

Fell asleep during the World Series? Hard to blame you

Five hours and 17 minutes. That’s how long game five of the World Series took.

Which NFL coaches are on the hot seat, and who will replace them

The NFL season is now about halfway over. That usually means that we are entering the time when head coaches get fired mid-season, interim coaches will step in, and come January, the frenzy to interview successful assistant coaches will begin.

MLB playoff preview: In the postseason, pitching is pivotal

The MLB playoffs are starting, and the time has come to predict the winner.

Everybody Talks: Black opinions shouldn’t have to take a knee

The main takeaway from this weekend’s Twitter storm is that the president continues to manifest his apparent issues with people of color.

Trump, ‘U Bum’

Over the past few days, President Donald Trump has gotten the attention of the sports world with comments and a tweet aimed at athletes that, to no one’s surprise, were unrestrained, largely inaccurate, and showed the public servant’s proclivity to taking things personally.

Norris and Scott pair business with basketball in book

Charles Norris, a long-time executive at Fortune 500 companies, and Byron Scott, a future member of the NBA Hall of Fame, make an odd pair, something that they’re keenly aware of.

2017-18 NFL predictions: expect a cheesy finale

Despite the unpredictable nature of the game, I’ll tell you who will win on February 4, 2018. Here’s a hint— it won’t be the defending champions.