1. Joe Mauer is Better Than Me

    It's been a while since my last article, and to both of my fans I would like to apologize. The thing is that I have spent a lot of time recently reflecting on my life and what my purpose in life is...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about almost 8 years ago 1,393 reads 4 comments

  2. NCAA Football 2006: A year in preview (what, no Gophers?!)

    1. Notre Dame- Brady Quinn lead the Irish from 81st to 10th in offense last year, this year he will be even better (leading Heisman candidate)...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about almost 8 years ago 263 reads 0 comments

  3. Favre: Optimistic or Back on the Pain Meds?

    "I really feel like this is, as far as talent is concerned, the most talented team that I've been a part of as a whole." These were the words spoken by Brett Favre Monday morning...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about almost 8 years ago 281 reads 3 comments

  4. Better lucky than good?

    It took watching my favorite team (on one of the best runs in pro baseball) losing to the best team in the major league (and three fingers of Maker's Mark) to come to the strange ...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about almost 8 years ago 294 reads 0 comments

  5. Tour de American Pride *sigh*

    I think it's pretty safe to say that we can add cycling to the long list of international events that most Americans don't give a damn about unless an American has a chance at winning, ...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about 8 years ago 174 reads 0 comments

  6. A-Rod A-Liability

    It wasn't a great week for Alex Rodriguez. His five errors added to his MLB worst 18 this year (already 5 more than last season). His batting average dipped to .277. And trade rumors have started to take hold...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about 8 years ago 276 reads 2 comments

  7. Cat Got Your Better Judgment?

    I'm torn over this subject. I've written about the lack of loyalty in baseball, and yet here I am about to argue against loyalty as a whole. Please bear with me as I get this out...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about 8 years ago 178 reads 2 comments

  8. Pride Cometh: Bush Forgets Heismans Past

    As is usual for my Friday nights, I'm watching the Twins on FSN. Sometimes, I might get crazy and watch an episode of "House...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about 8 years ago 170 reads 4 comments

  9. Steroid Investigation: Where's the Line?

    I'll just get right to it: how much further will the media and Major League Baseball take their investigation into steroid allegations? I'm not talking about not doing the testing...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about 8 years ago 238 reads 0 comments

  10. Twin Bill: Five Reasons to Forget Minnesota

    I love the Twins. You know that. I've told you why I love them, and I've told you why I think they're good enough to make the playoffs and maybe even win their division...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about 8 years ago 313 reads 1 comments

  11. Twin Bill: Five Reasons to Fear Minnesota

    As of late last week, the Minnesota Twins were in third place in the AL Central—with a record good enough to hold at least a share of the lead in three of the other five divisions around the Majors...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about 8 years ago 195 reads 1 comments

  12. Loyalty or Bank Account?

    Why would any all-star baseball player want to stay with the same team his entire career? Especially if that team is say, solely for example, the Chicago Cubs? Why would anyone ...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about 8 years ago 1,412 reads 0 comments

  13. Counterpoint: What's Wrong With Baseball?

    In this piece, Jon Grilz responds to Frank Zachary's article "Killing Tony (and Baseball) Softly." "When I was a boy I used to walk in the snow 40 miles, uphill, both ways, just to watch Hank Aaron play...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about 8 years ago 183 reads 3 comments

  14. Bonds and Al Capone? Say it Ain't So!

    There are few things in life that I can get pleasure out of at five in the morning. My morning routine is actually the one and only thing that makes me halfway enjoy being at work before most Marines are awake...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about 8 years ago 179 reads 1 comments

  15. Please, say it IS so Eddie

    There are times in life that things aren't going so well. There are times in life that we look at ourselves in the morning and wonder "why are things so bad?" It's probably happened to everyone sooner or later, it's happened to me...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about 8 years ago 374 reads 2 comments