Quick thought

Quick thoughts on Kenny Williams, Adam LaRoche, and dealing with players

The baseball world was abuzz with the retirement news of Adam LaRoche, and then the follow-up news on why he retired. The thought pieces are being written and writers are weighing in on family in the workplace, priorities, and even the salary cap implications of the decision.  One thing I have not seen, however, is… Continue reading Quick thoughts on Kenny Williams, Adam LaRoche, and dealing with players

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Quick thought, sports and politics

My Modest Reform for the Baseball Hall of Fame Voting

There is no Hall of Fame more revered, more controversial than the baseball HOF.  Every year, fans debate passionately who belongs and who doesn't, citing stats, perception, and more emotion than the climax of a Nicholas Sparks movie.  An added twist is the steroid debate, where some of the most dominant players of the game… Continue reading My Modest Reform for the Baseball Hall of Fame Voting

Myself, World Cup, World Soccer Talk

What I Am Reading Today (July 7, 2014)

After a great weekend in the World Cup, I thought I would share a few articles that have caught my eye: Two takes on the weakness of the Premier League in this World Cup, from two of the smartest writers out there: Kartik Krishnaiyer and Barney Ronay. Fact file on the “most complete player ever”:… Continue reading What I Am Reading Today (July 7, 2014)