Recent Posts by dyams

December 27, 2013

Former Major Leaguer Paul Blair dies: One of the best baseball players to ever use a glove. Ever.

posted by dyams to baseball at 12:02 PM - 2 comments

November 04, 2013

Dolphins Suspend Incognito For Bullying, Intimidation Towards Miller: Bullying rears its ugly head in the troubling allegations towards Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito against fellow lineman/teammate Jonathon Miller. Miller left the team last week, apparently due in large part to the treatment he says has been aimed towards him.

posted by dyams to football at 06:18 AM - 28 comments

June 10, 2011

Is This Really Tim Tebow?: A photo, allegedly taken at a golf event, claims to actually be Tim Tebow taking a swing. Seems the lockout hasn't been keeping Tim from working out.

posted by dyams to football at 02:36 PM - 1 comment

March 27, 2011

VCU Rocks, Shocks Jayhawks: A few weeks ago, the VCU basketball team watched the Cartoon Network and went out for fast food instead of watching the NCAA selection show. Now they're on their way to the Final Four from the 11th seed, while all number 1 seeds are heading home.

posted by dyams to basketball at 05:43 PM - 23 comments

December 14, 2010

Cliff Lee is ... a Phillie?: In what many are calling a stunning turn of events, Cliff Lee is returning to Philadelphia, a team who, just a year ago, let him go and broke his heart.

posted by dyams to baseball at 06:35 AM - 39 comments

December 09, 2010

Red Sox To Sign Crawford: Boston to ink Carl Crawford for deal worth reported $142 million. With Adrian Gonzalez to get a extension in the reported $154 million range, it's a Christmas spending spree for the Red Sox.

posted by dyams to baseball at 07:04 AM - 22 comments

December 06, 2010

"Turn Out The Lights, The Party's Over": Don Meredith has died at age 72. Most known as one of the original broadcast team on Monday Night Football, he was also the second player placed on the Texas Stadium Ring of Fame.

posted by dyams to football at 11:37 AM - 19 comments

November 04, 2010

Jeter, Yankee Contract Talks to Be 'All Business': Most believe Derek Jeter will be the Yankees starting shortstop when the 2011 season begins. But "business" could potentially get in the way of that happening.

posted by dyams to baseball at 11:29 AM - 19 comments

July 09, 2010

Cliff Lee traded to First-Place A.L. Team: Cliff Lee was traded from the Mariners to another American League team that's in first place. It's the Rangers, though, and not the Yankees. But will the league allow the move with the current financial issues surrounding the Rangers?

posted by dyams to baseball at 07:42 PM - 16 comments

January 09, 2010

Marshawn Lynch accused of stealing $20 from woman: Weapons possession; running over a woman in a hit and run in downtown Buffalo; now this. Marshawn Lynch follows up his horrible season on the football field with probably the most embarrassing of his off-the-field antics.

posted by dyams to football at 02:40 PM - 9 comments

September 12, 2009

Jordan's Night to Remember Turns Petty: Anyone expecting a thrilling, motivational, historic trip down memory lane from Michael Jordan's Hall of Fame induction speech instead listened to a bitter ex-star attempt to settle old scores.

posted by dyams to basketball at 08:38 AM - 50 comments

November 17, 2008

NFL overtime rules? Don't ask McNabb: "No, I didn't know that," Donovan McNabb said at his postgame press conference, saying he was not aware that one overtime is all you get in the NFL in the regular season. Then McNabb compounded his error by not knowing the postseason overtime rule. Those games do play to a conclusion for obvious reasons, but McNabb said, "I hate to see what happens in the Super Bowl or I hate to see what happens in the playoffs. You have to settle with a tie." A real student of the game.

posted by dyams to football at 07:41 PM - 17 comments

October 21, 2008

Best High School Football Stadiums: Check out the photo gallery of the stadiums described, including, of course, Stadium Bowl, the cool stadium in Tacoma, Washington, which was seen in the Heath Ledger movie, "10 Things I Hate About You." Also look at Tad Gormley Stadium in New Orleans, flooded by Hurricane Katrina.

posted by dyams to football at 08:24 PM - 9 comments

September 22, 2008

9 years of Ryder Cup angst ends: With a raucous crowd covering every inch of the grounds around the hole, U.S. captain Paul Azinger riding down the fairway in his cart pumping up the fans and "Boooo" cheers echoing throughout the golf course, the underdog Americans pulled it off.

posted by dyams to golf at 03:15 PM - 9 comments

April 28, 2008

Clemens reportedly had affair with country star: Roger Clemens has another potential scandal he's already denying. He reportedly had a affair with country singer Mindy McCready in a decade-long relationship that began when she was 15 and Clemens was a 28-year old with the Red Sox. This could be especially damaging as Clemens' defamation suit against Brian McNamee proceeds.

posted by dyams to baseball at 09:54 AM - 167 comments

April 04, 2008

Hawk attacks 13-year-old at Fenway Park: And you won't believe the name of the girl.

posted by dyams to baseball at 07:53 AM - 20 comments

April 01, 2008

Jason Taylor's moves not moving the NFL: Jason Taylor and his "Dancing With The Stars" partner continued receiving high marks on the show Monday, while his other would-be partner – the NFL’s massive public relations and marketing machine – tripped over its two left feet.

posted by dyams to football at 01:33 PM - 11 comments

March 31, 2008

The Cubs Own Chicago; The White Sox Just Rent There: One team finally brings a World Series championship to Chicago, a much-maligned, double-jeopardy Charlie Brown of major league baseball. The other team "celebrates" 100 years since their last championship. So why are the White Sox the city's second-class citizen?

posted by dyams to baseball at 11:49 AM - 12 comments

March 19, 2008

Stars and Pinstripes: No runs, two hits but plenty of thrills for the Virginia Tech baseball team and community as the Yankees visit to fulfill a pledge by George Steinbrenner to aid the universitys healing.

posted by dyams to baseball at 07:20 AM - 16 comments

January 29, 2008

ESPN's Dana Jacobson learns the Internet is always listening: I didn't even learn about this until Jacobson apologized on her show Monday morning, but the question remains: Was one week away from the job that ESPN gave Dana enough of a consequence? Swilling vodka straight from the bottle at the podium and cursing Jesus?

posted by dyams to culture at 09:11 AM - 108 comments

January 17, 2008

Lambeau's changing landscape: The small-neighborhood aura around Lambeau Field is slowly changing, but some are still keeping the unique atmosphere alive.

posted by dyams to football at 10:20 AM - 6 comments

January 03, 2008

On-Field Tryout Earns Stewart WVU Head Spot: Bill Stewart's job as interim head coach during the Mountaineer's 42-28 dismantling of Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl thrusts him to the full-time gig as the new head man to replace Rich Rodriguez.

posted by dyams to football at 09:29 AM - 18 comments

January 02, 2008

Taxpayers will fund Yankees' VIP parking: Yet another perk, compliments of the richest team in sports and the taxpayers of New York.

posted by dyams to baseball at 09:23 AM - 48 comments

June 02, 2007

"Slugout in the Dugout" Sinks Cubs To New Low: Carlos Zambrano finally gave fans the meltdown they've been waiting for, slugging it out with Michael Barrett in the dugout and clubhouse Friday. Great way to spend your 26th birthday, Carlos; get shelled then embarrass the team a bit more (if that's possible).

posted by dyams to baseball at 08:16 AM - 15 comments

April 29, 2007

Pats Making Move For Moss: If Randy Moss becomes a Patriot, the only question remaining will be: What possible excuse for not producing can he come up with now?

posted by dyams to football at 10:37 AM - 59 comments