1. Fantasy Vs. Reality: Which Scoreboard Matters More to You?

    OK, since I am sure every sport is doing, it now we can talk about it, right? No, it’s not steroids; not this time anyway. I’ve written my share about that topic so let us move on with our lives...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 143 reads 10 comments

  2. A-Rod's Guilt Will Ultimately Help Baseball: Part One

    So I woke up Tuesday morning and I heard that Alex Rodriguez is going to face the New York Media. It was to be a show down for the ages...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 96 reads 2 comments

  3. It's Official, It's a Recession!

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    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 148 reads 7 comments

  4. Boston Bruins' Future Looks as Bright as the Past

    It’s funny how history repeats itself. I was just listening to the local Toronto alternative rock station and they had an interview with Justin Pogge. You know, the same Justin Pogge the Leafs decided to keep...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 201 reads 2 comments

  5. I Want the Truth! But Can We Handle the Truth?

    Usually I’d take as much joy and pleasure as anyone in watching the dismantling of that smug look off of A-Rod’s face. Unfortunately for me today there lies out there a bigger question...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 175 reads 7 comments

  6. Thou Shalt Not Steal!...LeBron (If That Is Your Real Name?)

    You shall not steal. Seems pretty simply doesn't it? Luckily in an attempt to make this a non-religion specific piece I did a little homework...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 353 reads 2 comments

  7. Boston Says: We Hate You, Too!

    Is hate like gravity? Does it have a breakable chemical bond? Does it waft on the breeze like a pheromone we release and it simply causes others to hate us? Up until the year 2000 ...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 198 reads 5 comments

  8. Michael Phelps: We Won't Get Fooled Again...I Hope!

    Then I'll get on my knees and prayWe don't get fooled againDon't get fooled again- The Who As George Bush so eloquently said, "There's an old saying in Tennessee—I know it's ...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 217 reads 4 comments

  9. Larry Walker...Jim Rice? You Can't Have One Without the Other, Can You?

    Well I guess I should start this off with congratulations to Rickey Henderson, a first-ballot Hall of Famer to be sure...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 525 reads 1 comments

  10. Hall Of Fame Or Very Good?

    Let us start with 16.2, because as I have said many times, in baseball numbers don’t lie. It falls well short of 75. Then there is another guy 91.74, now that’s a number...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 83 reads 0 comments

  11. Boston Bruins: The Day We Knew It Was Going to Be Alright

    This Bruins team is everything that was loveable about the Killer B's of the 70's: They have a collective you're in, or you’re in the way attitude. And I am glad to see the rest of the Bruins fans have seen what a number of us caught onto last year.

    David Allan Written by David Allan about almost 6 years ago 136 reads 0 comments

  12. The Island of Misfit Toys

    Welcome to the Bullpen, baseball’s island of misfit toys. The names have been changed to protect the innocent. (actually that's not true, it's something I wrote awhile ago, but I think ...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about almost 6 years ago 134 reads 1 comments

  13. Smiles for the Cliche Camera

    By now I am sure everyone is sick of talking about Sean Avery. I have to wonder though, what does this suspension do to the fans of not only hockey, but sports in general? Not from an on ice point of view, but more importantly off the playing surface...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about almost 6 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  14. A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Pete

    “A rose by any of name would smell as sweet.” Even if he is Charlie Hustle. What is the construction of a great nickname? What is at the heart of a truly “Great One”? ...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about almost 6 years ago 21 reads 0 comments

  15. We Are Building a Religion

    In major league Eddie Harris once had a conversation with Pedro Cerrano that went: “You know you might think about taking Jesus Christ as your savoir, instead of fooling around with all this stuff...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about almost 6 years ago 91 reads 1 comments

  16. Boston Bruins: The Wheels are Turning!

    The day the wheels came off was Monday, Monday April 21st to be exact. Memories of a winless season against their most hated rivals were erased by Marco Strum with 2:37 left in the third...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about almost 6 years ago 245 reads 2 comments