1. Los Angeles Dodgers: Why a Billionaire Owner Would Be a Mistake

    If you believe what you read in the press or see on television, the next owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers will be a billionaire. But, in fact, that would likely be a mistake when you consider other billionaire team owners success...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 649 reads 27 comments

  2. Cardinals Great Bob Forsch Dies One Week After Throwing Game First Pitch

    Just a week ago, Bob Forsch stood on the mound in Busch Stadium and threw out the first pitch before the climactic Game 7 of the 2011 World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 818 reads 9 comments

  3. Los Angeles Dodgers: Could Fans Really Be the Next Owners?

    Hey, want to buy a baseball team? I can get you a share of the Los Angeles Dodgers for $500. Interested? If that doesn't peak your interest, you're either not a baseball fan or are cynical beyond repair...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 599 reads 5 comments

  4. Delta State vs. West Alabama: More on the Line Than Meets the Eye

    When the Division II No. 1 Delta State Statesmen play host this Saturday to the visiting No. 20 University of West Alabama Tigers, there will much on the line...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 143 reads 2 comments

  5. Los Angeles Dodgers Lead the Way, Break Yet Another Barrier

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have been the hammer to the sports world's glass social issues for nearly 70 years. In 1947 Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, and 1958 saw the Dodgers move across the country to Los Angeles...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 1,037 reads 9 comments

  6. Kansas State, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma: How the Big 12 Plays out

    Kansas State? Oklahoma State? Oklahoma? One thing is sure, deciding who's going to win the Big 12 will not be settled soon. Oklahoma State and Kansas State currently sit atop the Big 12 standings with 7-0 records, with Oklahoma one-game back at 6-1...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 291 reads 17 comments

  7. Arizona State: Are They Destined for the Valero Alamo Bowl?

    Coming off a bye week the Arizona State Sun Devils get back to action after a disappointing 41-27 Week 7 loss to the Oregon Ducks...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 183 reads 2 comments

  8. College Bass Fishing: Athlete Anglers Fish for Their School

    Of course you know who's ranked No. 1 in the college football polls. But do you know which college is ranked No. 1 in college fishing? I didn't think so...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 1,013 reads 6 comments

  9. Dirk Nowitzki to Train in Germany If NBA Lockout Lingers

    If the NBA games continue to be canceled by the lockout, look for Dirk Nowitzki to catch a flight back to Germany to continue his training at home...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 384 reads 0 comments

  10. Dirk Nowitzki: Best Rangers Pitcher in Game 3 of 2011 World Series

    When Dirk Nowitzki of the World Champion Dallas Mavericks threw out the first pitch prior to Game 3 of the 2011 World Series , MLB built some positive public relations with NBA and Mavericks fans in the Dallas area...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 357 reads 1 comments

  11. Albert Pujols Ruins Yet Another Reliever's Career in Game 3 of 2011 World Series

    Six years ago, almost to the day, Albert Pujols ruined the career of then Houston Astros reliever Brad Lidge ...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 2,277 reads 30 comments

  12. 3 Reasons North Alabama's Move to Division I Is a Mistake

    The University of North Alabama announced they would begin the six-year transition process of moving their athletic program from NCAA Division II to Division I this season. UNA has been a dominant program in D-II for the last 40 years...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 3,215 reads 9 comments

  13. Why Turner Gill Can't Be Fired by the Kansas Jayhawks

    With another losing season solidly underway for Kansas, the locals are beginning to become restless. Turner Gill took over a program that was in disarray prior to the 2010 season after the firing of Mark Mangino ...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 1,734 reads 13 comments

  14. Army vs. Vanderbilt: How the Black Knights Can Upset the Commodores

    When 2-4 Army and 3-3 Vanderbilt kick off on Saturday, the two teams will be determined to take advantage of each other's weaknesses...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 167 reads 4 comments

  15. Top 5 MLB Owners You May Not Want to Try to Punch in the Nose

    Owning a professional sports franchise is the dream of many. But turning that dream into a reality takes a lot of money...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 318 reads 2 comments

  16. Kansas Jayhawks Picked to Win Big 12 in Preseason Coaches Poll

    In the Big 12 preseason coaches poll the University of Kansas was again picked by coaches to win the regular season championship...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 733 reads 9 comments

  17. Brain Tumor Sidelines Detroit Lions RB Jerome Harrison

    Yahoo! Sports Blog, The Shutdown Corner is reporting that the reason the NFL voided the Detroit Lions and Philadelphia Eagles Jerome Harrison for Ronnie Brown trade is because Harrison failed his physical...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 155 reads 2 comments

  18. World Series 2011: Deciphering the World Series Playoff Shares

    When the 2011 World Series champion is crowned, the winner will earn more than just some great bling. They'll get playoff checks that likely will nearly double some players salary! ...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 2,893 reads 2 comments

  19. NCAA Declares 2 More Kansas Jayhawk Basketball Players Ineligible

    Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks basketball program were dealt another blow by the NCAA Friday when Ben McLemore and Jamari Traylor were declared partial qualifiers...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 1,783 reads 2 comments

  20. 9-Year Olds Dream of Attending World Series Game Crushed by Profiteers

    Knowing that the World Series is going to be played just hours from your home is an exciting thing for any baseball lover. Perhaps even more so, when attending a game is the dream of a 9-year old baseball loving boy...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 471 reads 2 comments

  21. Predicting the Valero Alamo Bowl Participants: Week 8

    When the Valero Alamo Bowl kicks off at 8pm on December 29th in the Alamodome in San Antonio the game will feature the Big XII No. 2 or 3 team versus the Pac 12 No. 2 team...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 375 reads 2 comments

  22. Dan Wheldon Dead: Indy 500 Champ Killed in Fiery Crash at Las Vegas 300

    Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, Dan Wheldon, was killed today during a fiery 15-car crash during the Las Vegas 300. The race, part of the Izod IndyCar Series, was the race series finale...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 386 reads 2 comments

  23. Ranking the SEC Mascots

    From the Kentucky Wildcats in the north and Florida Gators in the south to the Arkansas Razorbacks in the west to the South Carolina Gamecocks in the east, the Southeastern Conference (SEC) mascots are as varied as they are geographically dispersed...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 2,963 reads 2 comments

  24. Pro Bull Riders Headed to Las Vegas for $3 Million Built Ford Tough World Finals

    The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) are headed to the Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada in Las Vegas on October 26-30 for the $3 Million Built Ford Tough World Finals...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 468 reads 2 comments

  25. Albert Pujols Takes Ownership of Milwaukee Brewers Head Space

    Although Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder have commanded most of the headline real estate during the regular season, a new owner has arrived for the National League Championship Series...

    Vance Penn Written by Vance Penn about almost 3 years ago 893 reads 6 comments