Baseball’s scandal seems like a political scandal

My wife Sophia and I spent a few days in Florida last week – Palm Beach County to be exact. The country’s scandal capital.

I’m not referring to Mar-O-Lago but rather to the FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, a few miles west of the Trump Winter White House and hangers-on clubhouse. The Ballpark is the spring training site of the American League Champion Houston Astros.  I’m not sure whether or not I should attach an asterisk to the team name but their claims on league titles seem like they should be a bit shaky at this point in time. Continue reading

Football excitement is back

Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa, Happy New Year!

Even the Bills’ loss to New England on Saturday can’t take away the luster of a very good football season in Buffalo. It’s been quite a ride, with one game to go against the New York Jets.

Ten and five with one to play in this year’s NFL is a pretty good mark. Only seven teams have a better record.  Nine teams have had middling results, within one game of playing just .500 football. Continue reading