1. Are Lawsuits over Pay Sucking the Magic out of College Sports?

    For years I've thought of those who oppose paying college athletes as self-centered, greedy exploiters of labor. But my view has shifted. Now, I think of them as self-centered, greedy exploiters of labor who are right about one thing...

    King Kaufman Written by King Kaufman about 9 months ago 6,126 reads 72 comments

  2. NHL Draft 2011 Grades: Power Ranking the Prospects' Draft-Day Suits

    It'll take a few years to grade the 2011 NHL draft because the teenagers being picked tonight won't begin making an impact in the league right away. Some will return to the juniors, some will play in the minors, some will play college hockey...

    King Kaufman Written by King Kaufman about over 3 years ago 3,292 reads 1 comments

  3. Alabama Crimson Tide Football: Aaron Douglas' Death Trivialized by ESPN Insider

    ESPN Insider's response to the death of Alabama football player Aaron Douglas today was terrible. There's no other way to say it. Douglas, a 21-year-old offensive lineman, was found dead in Jacksonville...

    King Kaufman Written by King Kaufman about over 3 years ago 13,377 reads 35 comments

  4. Josh Hamilton, Bobby Valentine and Baseball News from All Over

    Reigning American League MVP Josh Hamilton broke his arm sliding into home on an odd play Tuesday, and that incident, as well as Hamilton himself calling the play "stupid," has sparked a lot of discussion about the wisdom of sliding head first...

    King Kaufman Written by King Kaufman about over 3 years ago 1,327 reads 0 comments

  5. John Thorn Interview: On MLB Stats and Finding Baseball's Earliest Stories

    It's been quite a month for baseball writer John Thorn: He's been named Major League Baseball's official historian, been appointed chairman of a special MLB committee that will ...

    King Kaufman Written by King Kaufman about over 3 years ago 1,227 reads 0 comments

  6. Brian Wilson and the All-Crazy Team: The 22 Most Eccentric Athletes of All Time

    With his appearance as a gray-bearded "seaman" who hates water on "Lopez Tonight," Brian Wilson has added to his portfolio as the strangest cat in sports...

    King Kaufman Written by King Kaufman about almost 4 years ago 2,020 reads 16 comments