By Phil Hecken

Spring is in the air. The ‘hot stove’ is over. It’s time to play the games.

And so, much like the first crocus of spring, we begin anew…a new awakening…a new birth…spring training is underway.

The practice of traveling to warmer weather locales to hone the craft of baseball is almost . . . → Read More: Ah…Spring!

The Mask

By Phil Hecken (with a glove save and a beut by Teebz)

A couple of weeks ago, I was approached by a reader who asked me about goalie numbers. Being that I’m not really a hockey guy, I forwarded that request to Hockey Wing President Teebz, suggesting to the reader that Teebz could probably . . . → Read More: The Mask

Lance a Lot

[Editor’s Note: Uni Watch bench coach emeritus Bryan Redemske checks in today to bring us up to date on the cycling scene. — PL]

By Bryan Redemske

Hey, Lance Armstrong is back — you may have heard about that. His comeback with Team Astana started in January at the Tour Down Under in Australia . . . → Read More: Lance a Lot

You’ve Got to Be Kidding Me Dept.

As you can see from the graphic on the screen, that’s Victor Harris at the NFL Combine the other day. So if his name is Victor, why does he have an “M. Harris” NOB? Because, of course, his nickname is Macho. And now, if you’ll excuse me a moment, I need to vomit. (Thanks . . . → Read More: You’ve Got to Be Kidding Me Dept.