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The Lastros No More

(Photo: Major League Baseball) Last night, the Houston Astros won the 2017 World Series, just like Sports Illustrated predicted in June of 2014. They defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-1 in Game 7. They got over the hump, with Dallas … Continue reading

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Indians on Brink of Title?

Are you surprised? Cleveland, the forgotten team in this World Series, is on the brink of its first World Series championship in 68 years. The Indians took a commanding 3-1 lead in games with a 7-2 win Saturday night in … Continue reading

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Cubs to the World Series

Something most of us hadn’t seen in our lifetimes: the Chicago Cubs are headed to the World Series! They beat the Dodgers 5-0 tonight to wrap up the NLCS, 4 games to two. BSP was not always a big fan … Continue reading

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Royals Win World Series, National Media Weeps

Congratulation to the Kansas City Royals. They are the World Series champions for the first time since 1985. What a hard nosed, resilient bunch. After falling in the World Series last year to Madison Bumgarner, the Royals, according to their … Continue reading

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Sorry, Casual Fan & Sports Media: Baseball is HOT!

Are you watching Major League Baseball’s playoffs? Kansas City has Anaheim’s California Angels of Los Angeles Southern California in a 0-2 trench, with the series going to Kansas City. The San Francisco Giants, my other team besides the Braves, is … Continue reading

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Red Sox Going Home Ahead

John Lester is making a strong case for World Series MVP with two sterling performances, putting the Boston Red Sox on the brink of a world championship with a 3-1 victory tonight. If the Red Sox win the World Series, … Continue reading

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A-Roid Banned for Life?

Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is planning to implement a lifetime ban on Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez. Seems Rodriguez is the center of the Biogenesis scandal, due to his not only taking PEDs but recruiting other athletes into … Continue reading

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Ryan Braun

Just after we posted an item on Von Miller, we have Ryan  Braun. If you remember, Braun contested a previous positive test and, for the first time in Major League Baseball’s drug testing program, beat the program due to irregularities … Continue reading

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What is it about the NBA?

Someone asked me why I don’t like NBA basketball. I can say without reservation this is the reason: The rules are different for each player, fully dependent on their “star power”. I have expectations from sports. One of them is … Continue reading

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Game. Set. Match.

As we noted in an earlier post, no team has ever returned from a 0-3 hole in a World Series. We believe that one day, it will happen. But not this year. San Francisco Giants defeated the Detroit Tigers, 4-3 … Continue reading

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