1. Roger Clemens Hearing: Ten Things That Exasperated Me

    I know everyone is sick of Roger Clemens, but I’ve run out of people to complain to and I am still frustrated. In a last ditch effort to rid myself of this negativity so I can embrace Spring ...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 6 years ago 2,074 reads 6 comments

  2. From Spags to Riches? Not Just Yet for Steve Spagnuolo

    If you didn’t know who Steve Spagnuolo was before the Super Bowl, you probably do now. Often seen crouching on the sidelines, almost as if in prayer, Spagnuolo coached the Giants defense ...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 6 years ago 1,042 reads 1 comments

  3. The Charm City Choke: Why It Sucks to Be from Baltimore

    It’s hard to argue that there has ever been a better time to be a sports fan from New England. The Red Sox are World Champs, having successfully supplanted the dreaded Yankees as the beast of the East...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about almost 7 years ago 3,424 reads 33 comments

  4. Ravens Draft: Ravens Fill a Need with Ben Grubbs

    Though the Baltimore Ravens finished 13-3 last season, the memories of most fans are fixated on the January 14th loss to the Indianapolis Colts in the first round of the playoffs...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 7 years ago 475 reads 7 comments

  5. Dan Explains Why the Yankees are Cursed

    I would like to take this opportunity to quote my best friend, and devoted Yankee fan, Dan. "The Yankees are cursed, it's now clear. What did they do, exactly, to earn this? Besides ruining major league baseball, because that is sort of old...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 7 years ago 396 reads 0 comments

  6. Dan Explains Why the Yankees are Cursed

    I would like to take this opportunity to quote my best friend, and devoted Yankee fan, Dan."The Yankees are cursed, it's now clear. What did they do, exactly, to earn this? Besides ruining major league baseball, because that is sort of old...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 7 years ago 364 reads 0 comments

  7. Corey Lidle's Death Was Not My Fault

    Last season, in a fit of innapropriate rage, based on years of Yankee hatred stemming from one unmentionable twelve year old who spoiled my adolescent hopes and dreams, I said something about the Bronx Bombers that I should not have...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 7 years ago 216 reads 1 comments

  8. Orioles Fight as Bad as they Play

    I think the Orioles' method this season is to have some event distract the media every couple of games so that no one realizes that they keep losing...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 7 years ago 365 reads 0 comments

  9. Cricket World Cup Championship for Dummies

    Cricket World Cup Championship: What it is, who's playing, where to watch and how to play If you're not a cricket fan, the most you've probably heard about the Cricket ...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 7 years ago 307 reads 2 comments

  10. Shawn Green: Right Fielder, Super Jew

    Last year Shawn Green announced that he was exicted to join the Mets so he could play in front of Jewish fans. (read about it here )Well, it seems that the Jews got his phone number and now he's got to put his money where his mouth is...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 7 years ago 464 reads 2 comments

  11. LA Times Sportswriter Mike Penner Comes Out as a Transsexual

    Past the NBA and NHL recaps in today's LA Times is a first-person piece entitled "Old Mike, New Christine." Mike Penner, Times Staff Writer, has announced to the world that he will be undergoing Sex Reassignment Surgery and come back as Christine...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 7 years ago 303 reads 6 comments

  12. Gender Discrimination in Sports: Don Imus and the Shaming of the Fan

    It has now been a week since Don Imus called the Rutgers women's basketball team "nappy-headed hos." As would be expected, countless journalists with the privilege and space ...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 7 years ago 5,506 reads 10 comments

  13. All I Need to Know About Contemporary Politics I Learn in the Sports Pages

    For people who aren't avid sports fans, the sports section may seem like an extraneous few pages of newsprint—what you hold over your head in the rain, what you leave behind at home...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 7 years ago 317 reads 25 comments

  14. CFL Player in the Center of HIV Controversy

    This story deserves more research and conversation, but I had to post something about it. ESPN.com reports that Trevis Smith, who played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, was sentenced to 5...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 7 years ago 157 reads 2 comments

  15. Discriminating Choice: Tony Dungy's Missed Opportunity

    Before winning Super Bowl XLI as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts, Tony Dungy had already solidified an impressive reputation in the National Football League...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 7 years ago 326 reads 16 comments

  16. From Barbaro to Barry, Bernie to Da Bears... It's All About the Gift of Chance

    This week in sports has been all about chances: We've had a horse missing out on his last chance, two pill-poppers getting second chances, a couple of old dudes looking for a last chance, and a defense that may just be a team's only chance...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 7 years ago 184 reads 0 comments

  17. Go Bears!: A Baltimore Ravens Fan Sizes Up the Super Bowl

    When the playoffs started, I knew exactly what I wanted to happen: First, I wanted my hometown Ravens to stomp on the Colts, elude Bob Sanders, score on at least one interception ...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about over 7 years ago 259 reads 3 comments

  18. Bad News Barry: Will Bonds Find a Home in 2007?

    A number of news sources have reported that Barry Bonds made a surprise appearance at the baseball winter meetings today...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about almost 8 years ago 177 reads 2 comments

  19. The Safety: The Sweetest Two Points in Football

    Right before it happens, as the offensive line sets up in its own end zone, your nervous twitch kicks into gear. Maybe you're a toe-tapper, or a leg-shaker, or maybe you just silently raise your hands above your head...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about almost 8 years ago 1,071 reads 5 comments

  20. It's a Bad Week to Be from Pennsylvania: Steelers, Eagles Stumble

    'Twas the season for the Ravens and the Colts. The two division leaders took the spirit of Thanksgiving with them to the field, feasting on their opponents—the Pittsburgh Steelers and the ...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about almost 8 years ago 407 reads 0 comments

  21. It's a Bad Week to be a Manning - but it's Worse to be Eli

    Rare is the week when Peyton and Eli Manning play on different days and can watch each other's games - and how unfortunate that this time they had to watch each other lose...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about almost 8 years ago 206 reads 4 comments

  22. Soriano or Sori-Oh-No?: Alfonso's No Savior in Chicago

    The Chicago Cubs are making headlines this offseason - there's no doubt about that. The hoopla started when they signed Lou Pinella to manage the club, and peaked with the recent signing of Alfonso Soriano to an eight-year, $136 million contract...

    Sarah Braunstein Written by Sarah Braunstein about almost 8 years ago 248 reads 9 comments