Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett asks MLB to bring All-Star game to Milwaukee

In response to a new Georgia law that has civil rights groups concerned about its potential to restrict voting access for people of color Major League Baseball has announced it is moving the 2021 MLB All-Star Game from Atlanta to a location to be determined. In response to the decision…

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The Superbowl Sex Trafficking Panic

Every year the media reports, falsely, that the Superbowl produces a precipitous rise in sex trafficking. Every year the statistics just don’t bear that out. A number of studies have debunked the myth that large sporting events like the Superbowl see a sharp rise in sex trafficking, but the myth…

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U of WI Big Ten Football: Second Game Canceled As A Result of Positive Cases Among Players

So, once again, it’s seems to have been folly to hold the 2020 Big Ten Football season. Considering professional athletes couldn’t keep themselves safe with millions of their own dollars on the line, why would we expect young student athletes to be more successful? Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst and his…

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How Can You Expect Young People To Comply When Their Leaders Violate The Rules

As schools and universities reopened for in person schooling and Wisconsin watched as positive tests spiked and set daily records (new record today at over 2,800 positive cases) and are now seeing the daily death numbers set records as well (a record 21 today)…a lot of blame has fallen on…

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Major League Baseball: What A Bunch of “Anarchists:

Hats off to the Mets and Marlins.

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Sports Desk: Eric Trump Suggests New Name For Washington NFL Team

This post is just pure snark, so proceed with caution: As I continue to wade through the email missives to Blogging Blue from various members of the Trump family and Trump campaign, I came acorss one from Eric Trump titled: It’s Patriots against Socialists! Ok, I added the exclamation point….

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Sports Desk: MLB: Fourth Series Involving St Louis Cardinals Canceled.

A lot of people have bets that Major League Baseball won’t finish their shortened 60 game season. Today they announced that the series with the Pittsburgh Pirates at St. Louis Cardinals is canceled because of continued COVID-19 issues around the Cardinals team. There is no way that all of the…

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Major League Baseball: Playing in Dribs and Drabs

We are just six games into the truncated 2020 Major League Baseball season and we are already seeing postponements and cancellations because players, coaches, and support staff are testing positive for COVID-19. These are billion dollar operations who have taken the fans out of the stands and broadcasters out of…

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Just Stop Playing The Anthem At Sporting Events

Tonight’s news feed is again filled with stories about who’s kneeling…who’s not kneeling…on and on and on. Just stop playing the National Anthem before sporting events and the issue is solved.

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NFL News from the Washington Post Sports Desk!

This is why Colin Kaepernick took a knee. Two knees. One protesting in the grass, one pressing on the back of a man’s neck. Choose. You have to choose which knee you will defend. There are no half choices; there is no room for indifference. There is only the knee…

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