1. Michael Schumacher Throws Down...Thank You Jesus!

    Or Deus...or Allah, Ishvara, Mother Mary, Yahweh, Vishnu and any another Godly entity that may have reached down and awoken the sleeping giant that is Michael Schumacher...yes, including even you Bernie...

    L.J. Burgess Written by L.J. Burgess about 5 years ago 1,102 reads 50 comments

  2. Writing on B/R Without Reward: Could You? Would You?

    Yeah, I'm in a crap fight again, but hell, that's my unofficial job here on B/R, and it's always led to some higher level of understanding for everyone involved, so saddle up...

    L.J. Burgess Written by L.J. Burgess about over 5 years ago 534 reads 61 comments

  3. How Joe Willie Namath Saved Football from Itself and Changed a Nation Forever

    "I Can't Wait Until Tomorrow...'Cause I Get Better Looking Every Day"...words to live by.I was a 10-year-old farm boy when Joe Namath signed the biggest contract in pro football history...

    L.J. Burgess Written by L.J. Burgess about over 5 years ago 1,871 reads 132 comments

  4. Chrysler and the Dodge Boys: A NASCAR Manufacturer in Disarray

    Much has been made in the business sections of this nation's top newspapers about the U.S. automotive industry and its struggles to stay relevant in the 21st century...

    L.J. Burgess Written by L.J. Burgess about 6 years ago 2,151 reads 57 comments

  5. NASCAR: Part One - The Race For The Chase, What Do The Numbers Say?

    The Sun has changed this week. Did anyone else notice that? Monday morning there was a rich gold tint in the sunshine and that means harvest time here on the Eastern Shore. The corn trucks and harvesters will be running all day and night very soon...

    L.J. Burgess Written by L.J. Burgess about 6 years ago 576 reads 6 comments

  6. Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens: We're The LSU, The Georgia, The Florida Of The FCS

    A bold statement isn't it? With 6 national titles and 15 conference titles in the trophy case Delaware's 'Fightin' Blue Hens' can throw a little bravado around. Head Coach K.C...

    L.J. Burgess Written by L.J. Burgess about 6 years ago 1,680 reads 24 comments

  7. Open Mic: The All-Time Baltimore Oriole Scrap-Iron, Blue-Collar, Magical Lineup

    The All-Time Baltimore Oriole Scrap-Iron LineupThese aren't the All-Stars. They're not the Cal Jr.s, the Eddie Murrays, or Jim Palmers of Oriole fame...

    L.J. Burgess Written by L.J. Burgess about 6 years ago 2,645 reads 48 comments

  8. Open Mic: What's a Sport? Bullfighting, Mountain Climbing, or Auto Racing?

    The title comes from a variation of a quote attributed to Barnaby Conrad, the author of The Death Of Manolete, magazine writer, all-around bon vivant, and owner of El Matador nightclub in San Francisco...

    L.J. Burgess Written by L.J. Burgess about 6 years ago 3,609 reads 35 comments

  9. Matt Wieters Kills Carolina League, Promoted to AA Bowie Bay Sox

    The Baltimore Orioles announced the promotion of their 2007 first round draft pick Matt Wieters to the AA Bowie Bay Sox tonight. Wieters will be in the Bay Sox lineup on Saturday night...

    L.J. Burgess Written by L.J. Burgess about 6 years ago 39 reads 6 comments

  10. War Is Brewing: Are Budweiser's Sports Sponsorships in Jeopardy?

    Belgian beer-brewer InBev and Brazilian beverage-subsidiary AmBev are prepping a $46 billion offer for U.S. brewer Anheuser-Busch. The InBev take-over, if successful, would create the world's largest beverage business by joining the world's No...

    L.J. Burgess Written by L.J. Burgess about 6 years ago 2,652 reads 9 comments

  11. George Carlin Is Finally Safe at Home

    Tim Parent has an even better tribute; My Pick of the Day ! George Carlin, a Tribute: Pucks Are for Urinals George Denis Patrick Carlin has passed away...

    L.J. Burgess Written by L.J. Burgess about 6 years ago 2,841 reads 51 comments

  12. Scott Kalitta: The Racer's Racer (1962-2008)

    Scott Kalitta died doing what he loved the most, racing down that 1,320 foot strip of two-lane black-top a winner. Scott Kalitta had made this Sunday's Funny Car show at Old Bridge Township ...

    L.J. Burgess Written by L.J. Burgess about 6 years ago 3,247 reads 17 comments

  13. NHRA Funny Car Class Suffers Another Loss: R.I.P. Scott Kalitta

    Saturday, June 21, 2008 Englishtown, N.J. Tragedy struck the NHRA racing community again today. Scott Kalitta's Toyota burst into flames and crashed at the end of his final qualifying round ...

    L.J. Burgess Written by L.J. Burgess about 6 years ago 7,717 reads 23 comments

  14. Happy 59th Birthday NASCAR Cup Racing !

    June 19th, 1949 - 2008 : Happy Birthday NASCAR Cup Racing ! On this 59th anniversary of the "Strictly Stock" class' maiden I had hoped to read some celebratory prose here on the Bleacher Report but I suppose Jr...

    L.J. Burgess Written by L.J. Burgess about over 6 years ago 944 reads 9 comments