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Once again, for those in the back: Cancel the Canucks season now, because this proposed schedule is doo-doo

The NHL came to its senses a tiny bit by pushing back the Vancouver Canucks’ return to the ice, but a team that already has a minuscule chance of making the playoffs still will be asked to play a grueling gauntlet of a schedule to close out the season.Read more...

Why the hell is Grady Sizemore trending on Twitter in 2021, and what does it have to do with Bo Jackson?

People apparently enjoy painful memories, as the twitterverse is currently talking about a lot of “what could have beens.” Waking up this morning, not quite fully caffeinated, I saw that Grady Sizemore was trending, and immediately questioned the entirety of the space-time continuum. A tweet was posted yesterday…Read more...

Dwyane Wade is now a minority owner of … the Utah Jazz?!

Dwyane Wade, three-time NBA Champion, Miami Heat legend, TNT Analyst, and all-around solid dude, is now a minority owner of the Utah Jazz.Read more...

Taiwanese baseball sets a new high bar for pregame antics tightrope walker

At this time last year, Taiwanese baseball was just about the only live sports happening on the planet, and as enjoyable as it was to see something that felt close to normal during the chaos of the early stages of the pandemic, the Chinese Professional Baseball League has receded to lesser global prominence now that…Read more...

LaMarcus Aldridge was way better than we’re going to remember

When LaMarcus Aldridge abruptly retired yesterday due to a cardiac issue, he leaves the NBA as one of the most under-appreciated stars of his era.Read more...

MLS is back, and I’m really going to try this time

MLS returns this weekend, and unlike most of the big soccer leagues in the world, it can do so in front of some fans. We won’t hear the sheer wall of noise we would usually get in Seattle, Portland, Atlanta, and Orlando, or in more and more places these days, just yet. But it will be a relief to hear actual crowd…Read more...

Jackie Robinson would be condemning police terror and white America were he alive today

Yesterday was April 15th, Jackie Robinson Day, baseball’s annual event of empty tributes to cover up the fact that 90 percent of teams refuse to hire Black or Hispanic executives or managers despite Jackie’s dying wishes. Read more...

How well did MLB: The Show choose cover athletes? We rank all 15 player performances that season

One month later than usual, MLB: The Show is finally releasing their 2021 installment. Although the game itself doesn’t fully come out until Tuesday, April 20, today begins the early access release period, meaning if you pre-ordered the game, you’re probably playing it right now.Read more...

WWE misses another chance to release the right people

I could spend hours dissecting the ways in which WWE failed the very talented people that it released yesterday. But that’s usually the story whenever the company announces a raft of releases. There’s always one or two that most fans will be in disbelief at — both for their release and the lack of use that led to it.…Read more...

Remembering Black Friday, the day the government shut down online poker

Ten years ago, legal online poker in the United States died.Read more...

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