Everyone's been there -- you're getting ready to speak in front of the House to butcher both the English language and the names of superstar student-athletes from a school in your district ... but you haven't a thing to wear!! Calm down,
As we get closer to actual or "real" baseball, let's be reminded that there's nothing more "real" than waking up early to scour fake waiver wires, proposing ludicrous trades in hopes that one will stick, or becoming emotionally attached to the possibility that a set-up guy might become a closer in the near future. Throw in mildly-offensive team names, friendships in limbo over shady trades, and an unnecessarily-gaudy winner's trophy, and you've got something that clearly rivals following a "real" team.
Nothing makes you feel older faster in sports than watching basketball and thinking to yourself, "Wait, why wasn't I allowed to do that in leagues when I was 11?" I'm convinced that half of the Syracuse team wouldn't be able to consistently maintain possession of the ball if the NCAA outsourced referee hires to the Woodland Hills Park Junior League. Check the tape.
People seem to be rather comfortable with hyperbole now, and since "most dominant" is one of those phrases being tossed around all the time in sports now, I'll bite. Looking forward, there's no reason to believe that Rafa won't
Granted, the fact that
If I knew anything about UConn, other than the fact that they're demolishing everyone they play with a coach could be construed as ass-ish, I'd tell you. Honest.
Adam "played" right field for Team USA Sunday night in the World Baseball Classic. It's not that
Smith, who's a sports radio host in San Diego (two strikes), decided to use his air as an opportunity to criticize