1. The Epic at the Orange Bowl

    The year was 1982. The Chargers were playing the Dolphins at their home stadium in the NFC divisional game. I lived in San Diego at the time, so I was forced to watch the Bolts using basic ...

    Frank Zachary Written by Frank Zachary about almost 7 years ago 1,485 reads 1 comments

  2. Why the Hell Didn't Tony LaRussa Play Albert Pujols in the All-Star Game?

    In case you missed it: Trailing 5-4 with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, NL manager Tony LaRussa decided to keep Albert Pujols on the bench. Four times in a row...

    Frank Zachary Written by Frank Zachary about 7 years ago 569 reads 9 comments

  3. Lou Piniella's Suspension Is a Joke

    Finally, we see a case where ESPN takes the right side of an issue in the wide world of sports. Or at least John Kruk did. Yesterday, Major League Baseball suspended Lou Piniella indefinitely...

    Frank Zachary Written by Frank Zachary about 7 years ago 536 reads 7 comments

  4. Why ESPN Shouldn't Cover Tony LaRussa's Drunk Driving Arrest

    I sometimes wonder why I don't just change the channel. As I was drinking my coffee Thursday morning and flipping through the dial, something caught my eye: Tony LaRussa's mug shot...

    Frank Zachary Written by Frank Zachary about over 7 years ago 946 reads 36 comments

  5. Listen Up, NFL: Take Mike Nolan's Pass Interference Proposal Seriously

    What the hell is wrong with these people? ESPN.com reported on Monday that 49ers head coach and former defensive back Mike Nolan has submitted a proposal to the NFL's competition committee ...

    Frank Zachary Written by Frank Zachary about over 7 years ago 668 reads 4 comments

  6. Killing Tony (and Baseball) Softly

    As I watched Tony Gwynn Jr. of the Milwaukee Brewers get his first major league hit tonight on a Sportscenter highlight reel, it occured to me how different of a game baseball is today than it was when Gwynn Sr...

    Frank Zachary Written by Frank Zachary about almost 8 years ago 683 reads 15 comments