Seven Random Thoughts on the Day in Sports
1. Apparently, no lead is a safe lead in Major League Baseball.
Nick Markakis and the Baltimore Orioles proved it Tuesday night, overcoming a 10-to-1 seventh inning deficit at Camden Yards against Jonathan “Papelbum” and the American League-leading Red Sox.
BoSox starting pitcher John Smoltz may have to wait another 438 days for his next win.
Carlos Boozer and Mehmet Okur have announced they have the intention of winning the NBA Finals this season when both decided to remain with the Utah Jazz, a franchise that has never—and will probably ever—win the NBA championship.
The New York Knicks, who have not made the NBA playoffs for five-straight years for the first time since the 1960s, are desperately hoping to make some big offseason moves.
Turns out they figured they’ll offer deals to anybody with two arms and two legs to improve their roster.
Kobe Bryant has decided not to terminate his contract with the NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers.
That’s too bad, I was kind of hoping he would win his fifth ring this upcoming season coming off the bench, playing with Shaq and LeBron in Cleveland for an entry-level salary.
Albert Pujols hit his league-leading 29th and 30th home runs of this season today.
At the pace he is going, he very well could hit more out of the park than the entire Mets’ roster combined.
The Detroit Pistons fired Michael Curry after just one season.
I wish you luck in your search for a new coach, Joe Dumars. Not even Phil Jackson could take your team deep into the playoffs next season.
After a regular season full of misery, followed by an early-playoff exit, the Montreal Canadiens finally did something right—they acquired Rangers’ assist machine Scott Gomez.