The Dodgers win the Pennant! The Dodgers win the Pennant!

Apologies to Russ Hodges for appropriating his language from 1951. Dodgers closer Kenley Jensen and catcher A.J. Ellis celebrate after the final out in a 7-6 victory over the Diamondbacks at Chase Field in Phoenix on Thursday afternoon. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times / September 19, 2013) After the final out some of the …

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Nothing important today

Lessee, other than Major League Baseball suspending thirteen players for performance-enhancing drugs and one of them appealing, Jeff Bezos of Amazon buying The Washington Post, nineteen embassies and consulates around the world closed by the United States and the International Business Times buying the husk that is Newsweek from The Daily Beast, it was a …

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What the heck, ESPN?

ESPN has once again concluded that Independence Day is a day for great American sports programming. For example, it’s showing the 2013 Hot Dog Eating Contest in NYC and a Canadian Football League Game from Montreal. Where’s baseball, ostensibly America’s Pastime? Dunno. “The Worldwide Leader in Sports” can’t be bothered to broadcast any Major League …

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