1. Congratulations LeBron James, You Just Destroyed Your Brand!

    "It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently. " -- Warren Buffett This isn't an opinion about how bad of a person LeBron James is...

    Mike Jones Written by Mike Jones about 4 years ago 2,177 reads 16 comments

  2. Put a Sox in It: Why the David Ortiz Scandal Is Actually Good for Baseball

    Like most of the readers and writers on this site, I am not a sports journalist by trade. I am a special education teacher. I like writing, but I am by no means a professional (as my articles ably demonstrate)...

    Mike Jones Written by Mike Jones about 5 years ago 720 reads 23 comments

  3. The Sad Saga of Jeremy Jeffress

    One of the more common conversations among sports fans, writers, and athletes is asking the "what ifs" of a player. What if Ted Williams hadn't lost five years to military service in the prime of his career? Could he have topped 600 homers, or topped ...

    Mike Jones Written by Mike Jones about 5 years ago 123 reads 2 comments

  4. Should The Milwaukee Brewers Trade Mat Gamel?

    The Onion headline reads: "Orioles' Top Prospect Wins World Series In First Major League At Bat". It's a good laugh for baseball fans because of the outgrown expectations for the abysmal franchise's latest "savior...

    Mike Jones Written by Mike Jones about over 5 years ago 615 reads 9 comments

  5. Still Dealing With Favre Dearest

    My parents are divorced. One has full custody of me, though I hate his rules and can't understand why he won't talk to me as much as I would like. But, he still makes my lunch and annoys me about my homework...

    Mike Jones Written by Mike Jones about over 5 years ago 101 reads 3 comments

  6. Will Jeff Suppan Kill the Milwaukee Brewers' Season?

    By all accounts, Jeff Suppan is a good guy. He's considered a veteran, calming clubhouse presence for young pitchers like Yovani Gallardo and Manny Parra, a positive character in the community ...

    Mike Jones Written by Mike Jones about over 5 years ago 185 reads 1 comments

  7. What Do Steroids Say About Us?

    When I was 10, I found out my dad and Kirby Puckett shared the same barber. This was odd for a couple of reasons: 1) He was making $3 million a year in 1992, one of the highest salaries in professional sports of that time...

    Mike Jones Written by Mike Jones about over 5 years ago 71 reads 0 comments

  8. On Heels of Recession, the Case for an Annual College Football Mercy Bowl

    Sports writers and commentators have been trying to make the point that 2008 was one of the greatest years in modern sports history...

    Mike Jones Written by Mike Jones about over 5 years ago 155 reads 5 comments

  9. Five Things the Green Bay Packers Can Do for a Better 2009

    The Green Bay Packers’ season is, for all intents and purposes, over. To say 2008 was a roller coaster would be inappropriate. You can stop a rollercoaster ride if you scream loud and long enough...

    Mike Jones Written by Mike Jones about over 5 years ago 385 reads 3 comments

  10. Is a Salary Cap Inevitable for Major League Baseball?

    The two gentlemen celebrating are Miguel Cabrera and Magglio Ordoñez. Last year, they made a combined $27 million. That's 23 percent of the Detroit Tigers' payroll...

    Mike Jones Written by Mike Jones about almost 6 years ago 1,011 reads 9 comments

  11. College Football: It's Not Just Racism, It's Cronyism

    The fallacy of racism, sexism or any "ism" where you discriminate because someone looks or thinks a certain way, is that it always comes back to bite you in the behind...

    Mike Jones Written by Mike Jones about almost 6 years ago 1,743 reads 41 comments