I find it unfair that the regular season conference champ often has to play its way into the big dance via the conference tourney. Watching Murray State play right now; they went 16-0 in the regular season. Shouldn't that be good enough? Reward the regular season champ with the … [Read more...] about One Bid Leagues
My colleague and cohost of this site, Stocktony, has written an excellent post about possibly saving baseball. In the post, he hits a home run with his take on how many people view the game. So many fans remember baseball fondly, like an old friend who moved away. They feel the … [Read more...] about Why Saving Baseball is Killing Baseball
I woke up this morning, threw on some old clothes, walked downstairs, poured a cup of coffee, and turned the TV to ESPN. Of course SportsCenter was on, it's always on, and the first news story I saw was about baseball and the rites of spring? No. College basketball and the start … [Read more...] about At ESPN It’s NFL Season All Year Round
With Virginia's rise to the top of the NCAA ranks on the back of tremendous half court defense and efficient if not enthralling offensive execution, many have begun to clamor for rules changes to speed up the game and reintroduce offense to the equation. Chief among these ideas … [Read more...] about The Counterintuitive Truth about The Shot Clock
A lot of attention has been given recently to a girls high school game played by a couple of teams in Tennessee. The gist is this: both teams saw that it was to their competitive advantage in an upcoming tournament to lose the game they were playing with each other. The scene … [Read more...] about You Play to Win the Game?