Bear with me on this one. My guy, Tab Bamford (writer of the Blackhawks blog Committed Indians and Managing Director for La Vida Baseball…check these both out, AWESOME work!), shared a recent article about the predictability of the NBA Playoffs. The discussion on his original post centered on how we arrived at two “super teams” that everyone presumed would meet for a third straight time … Continue reading Are Analytics Good for Fans?
I couldn’t sleep last night. And when I did, my dreams drifted to the Cubs. More specifically, “covering” the Cubs for some dreamland media outlet. While I don’t often remember much of my dreams, I distinctly remember being in a dugout and trying to capture a candid photo of Anthony Rizzo on my phone. And he noticed I was doing that, and kept smiling at … Continue reading In a Daze
I’ve been kind of sitting on some thoughts for several weeks now, all interweaving with the issue du jour (at least until the next crazy and divisive subject comes up on social media) – Colin Kaepernick’s peaceful protests to bring awareness to, and meaningful discussion of, racial inequality in our country. But this week’s latest issues in Tulsa and Charlotte have inspired me to pen … Continue reading The White Man’s Sport