1. Some Obvious, Some Oblivious: 2008 N.L. Award Predictions

    National League Cy Young Perhaps you're good with faces, or jerseys, or you've watched baseball in the past year. The guy above is Brandon Webb, and he will win the National League Cy Young by virtue of his 21-7 record and 3...

    Tom Dessalet Written by Tom Dessalet about over 6 years ago 330 reads 5 comments

  2. Chase Utley Turns the Phillies on Their Heads

    Chase Utley's return was supposed to help the Phillies continue the hot streak they'd been riding into September...

    Tom Dessalet Written by Tom Dessalet about over 7 years ago 1,294 reads 2 comments

  3. Impossible Really is Nothing, Thanks Adidas

    The human body has limits, right? The current marathon World Record is 2:04:55 by Kenyan Paul Tergat, who ran his blistering time in the 2003 Berlin Marathon...

    Tom Dessalet Written by Tom Dessalet about over 8 years ago 583 reads 5 comments

  4. Pitching to Vlad for Dummies

    Don't feel bad for Rafael Soriano. He just never got the scouting report on Vlad Guerrero. You don't pitch him down the middle, inside, outside, in the dirt, or up high. You hit him. Before he hits you...

    Tom Dessalet Written by Tom Dessalet about over 8 years ago 542 reads 0 comments

  5. The Only Subway Series I'll See Involves Jared Fogle

    In pursuit of the division title that has finally eluded the Braves for once, the New York Mets could still blow it. Not likely, but possible. Here's how just a few of the Mets are helping to make this scenario a reality...

    Tom Dessalet Written by Tom Dessalet about over 8 years ago 558 reads 4 comments

  6. I said I wouldn't do it...

    ...but I did. I've been doing the same thing since 1993, when I was only 6 years old. Every year I would purchase the John Madden football game for the Sega Genesis, Nintendo 64, Playstation or Playstation II console...

    Tom Dessalet Written by Tom Dessalet about over 8 years ago 265 reads 0 comments

  7. Down and Out in Philadelphia

    It's the worst place to be a player. Or a fan. Or a vegetarian. Philadelphia has always lived up to its reputation for late-game choking and perennial failure, and it's still THE city for pessimists and masochists alike...

    Tom Dessalet Written by Tom Dessalet about over 8 years ago 354 reads 6 comments