1. Jeters Never Prosper: Yankee Derek's Bush-League Move For Naught Against Rays

    Wednesday night, the Tampa Bay Rays wrapped up a three-game series at Tropicana Field against the New York Yankees with a 4-3 come-from-behind victory. The second win of the series puts the Rays back in first place in the AL East by half a game...

    Michael DaMann Written by Michael DaMann about over 4 years ago 300 reads 4 comments

  2. University Of Kentucky Basketball: New York Times' Pete Thamel Strikes Again

    Well, guess what. Pete Thamel, bane of journalism, has mounted his high horse yet again. He has a new article on the New York Times website, ostensibly about the Birmingham News story ...

    Michael DaMann Written by Michael DaMann about over 4 years ago 683 reads 19 comments

  3. Pete Thamel of the New York Times: Web Hit Whore or Calipari Hater?

    It's September. The race to win the AL East is hotter than a Labor Day barbeque, the NFL has kicked off another season, and college football has completed its premiere weekend to much delight...

    Michael DaMann Written by Michael DaMann about over 4 years ago 3,443 reads 56 comments

  4. Kentucky Wildcats to Pundits: How Do You Like Us Now?

    The first two rounds of the NCAA tournament are over, and the seeds have been set for the Sweet 16. There have been miracles and disappointments; a tidy group of proto-Cinderellas have tried on the glass Nikes and found them quite comfortable, thank you.

    Michael DaMann Written by Michael DaMann about over 4 years ago 496 reads 3 comments

  5. Tiger Woods Doesn't Owe Me or Dan Jenkins an Apology

      So today, Tiger Woods continued his Apology Tour 2010 with a note to his daughter's preschool, apologizing for any inconvenience the media has caused.  Well, fine...

    Michael DaMann Written by Michael DaMann about almost 5 years ago 1,278 reads 22 comments

  6. Syracuse or Villanova?: College Basketball Questions and Answers

    Let's address some of the key questions needing answers after this most recent Saturday in college hoops.   Which is a more prestigious victory - the Syracuse comeback against DePaul on the ...

    Michael DaMann Written by Michael DaMann about almost 5 years ago 946 reads 0 comments

  7. NCAA Is Like Your Little League Coach, Wants Everybody To Play

    I just reread a good article from Washington Post columnist Tracee Hamilton regarding the NCAA's possible expansion of the men's basketball tournament to include 96 teams...

    Michael DaMann Written by Michael DaMann about almost 5 years ago 105 reads 0 comments

  8. The World's Worst Fan?

    I am really one of the worst types of sports fan there is.  Allow me to elaborate. As a fairly new contributor to Bleacher Report, I was doing all the stuff that I figure a newbie like me would ...

    Michael DaMann Written by Michael DaMann about almost 5 years ago 105 reads 1 comments

  9. Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: Observations Following the UK Loss

    Let me just get a jump on what everyone else is going to be saying. That was quick. So UK barely had the No. 1 position, what, 36 hours before a South Carolina team that played like its life was on the line exposed the youthful Wildcats as, um...

    Michael DaMann Written by Michael DaMann about almost 5 years ago 613 reads 3 comments

  10. A Field Guide To Identifying and Dispatching the UK Hater

    This is a guide for UK fans to use while exploring the wild kingdom of the fan blogs and pseudo sportswriters out there on the interweb; to assist in identifying the different types of UK haters found there, and classifying them appropriately...

    Michael DaMann Written by Michael DaMann about almost 5 years ago 638 reads 20 comments