Cubs Celebrate Strike Season, Cuban Independence

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Wrapping Up the Costumes of a Sport That's Not a Sport

By Phil Hecken

Well, the “sport” of Olympic Figure Skating wrapped up yesterday (with a bunch of non-counting exhibitions), and we can all continue the debate on whether it’s an actual “sport” (if you’re unfamiliar with what I’m referring to, please see Paul’s column from this past Wednesday). Or not.

I tried . . . → Read More: Wrapping Up the Costumes of a Sport That’s Not a Sport

The UWFFL Heads West - Seattle & San Diego

By Phil Hecken, with Rob Holecko

We’re closing in on our last four sets of teams for the UWFFL, and because four is just too many for one day, we’re going to have two more for the penultimate UWFFL post today — and those two teams “hail” from the West Coast — Seattle . . . → Read More: The UWFFL Heads West – Seattle & San Diego

The Holiest of Holy Days

By Phil Hecken

Greetings, and for all who are celebrating, welcome to the Holiest of Holy Days!

That’s right, Major League Baseball begins the 2013 season tonight. Ugh.

OK, I will admit I’m torn between watching tonight’s Astros (making their American League debut, dontcha know — thanks Bud!) versus Texases game on ESPN . . . → Read More: The Holiest of Holy Days