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JSB Debates the A-Rod Controversy

Whether you believe A-Rod about when he took steroids or whether he knew what he was taking is a debatable issue.  Juiced Sports chimes in with their take on the story sweeping the nation off their feet. Mitch Blatt: I think you were a little too quick to rush to judgment on A-Rod taking steroids […]

What can we really believe anymore?

Alex Rodriguez came clean (sort of) about playing the game dirty from 2001-2003.  Now comes the questions, and there will be many of them SCOTT JACOBS Sometimes you want to go up to an athlete and ask them, “how stupid do you think I am?” Alex Rodriguez confessed to using, well something illegal, but he […]

When it rains, it pours for small market teams

In the midst of their most depressing off-season (ever?) the Brewers are not only losing players… they’re losing sponsors, and they’re far from alone as the big market teams run circles in free agency around the small market ones.  Just when will it end? SCOTT JACOBS The Brewers are having an atrocious off-season.  Unless you […]

Swing and a Whiff: The Yankees will regret C.C.’s contract

Seven years and 160 million for an overweight, mediocre post-season pitcher? I’m just not buying this as the answer to all of New York’s problems SCOTT JACOBS I might be in the minority here, but I think the Yankees just made one hell of a mistake. I may be in the minority here, but I […]

Happy With Your Decision to Fire Torre, New York?

Dodgers: in the playoffs. Yankees: not. MITCHELL BLATT Joe Torre has now managed his team to the playoffs for thirteen straight years. In other news, the Yankees ended their streak of twelve straight playoff seasons and finished eight games behind the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Still happy with your decision to fire Torre, New York? […]

The 5 Greatest Teams Since 1995

COLIN LINNEWEBER Big City Bias Without The Boston Bullshit I decided to nominate the five best teams that I have seen perform since the 1995 season. There are a few caveats in regard to the list that I comprised. For one, I focused my list strictly on professional sports teams who participate in the NFL, […]

The “Idiot” Is Not Wrong…Edwar Ramirez Should Be Suspended

COLIN LINNEWEBER Big City Bias Without The Boston Bullshit New York Yankees Reliever Edwar Ramirez was suspended last week for 3 games after he allegedly threw at Baltimore Orioles first baseman Kevin Millar, July 31st in the Bronx. With the Yankees leading the Orioles 9-6 after 6 innings, Ramirez (3-0, 3.10 ERA), 27, relieved rookie […]

The Yankees Will Win The AL East

COLIN LINNEWEBER Big City Bias Without The Boston Bullshit The New York Yankees defeated the Minnesota Twins 12-4 Monday night in the Bronx to extend their home winning streak to 8 games. Despite the inane and inexplicable rush by many to discard the 2008 Yankees from playoff contention in the month of July, the Bombers […]

Midweek Ramblings

All-Star Game Alright guys, good All-Star Game last night. It ended well past 12, in the 15th inning with the AL winning, once again proving the giving home field advantage to the winner does have the advantage of letting the best team (i.e. the AL team) have home field advantage in the World Series. The […]

Injuries to Yanks Hughes and Kennedy are as real as Pam Anderson’s breasts

COLIN LINNEWEBER Big City Bias Without The Boston Bullshit New York Yankees prized farmhands Phil Hughes and Ian Kennedy have both been on the disabled list since Bob Shepherd’s high school days and even some of the most ardent Bombers fans are perplexed at how such minuscule injuries could shelve the two rookies for such […]

Red Sox/Yankees Rivalry reduced to second billing

J Rose Boston-based commentary with all the sublety of a sledgehammer The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees resumed their long-standing rivalry Thursday night in the Bronx, and for the first time in recent memory it wasn’t hyped as the Greatest (Hardball)Show on Earth. Boston was coming off a disappointing three game drubbing at […]

Is Joba Chamberlain In Little League?

COLIN LINNEWEBER Big City Bias Without the Boston Bullshit Joba Chamberlain and the New York Yankees defeated the Kansas City Royals 6-3 Sunday in the Bronx. Chamberlain, 23, who threw 78 pitches in the second start of his professional career in sweltering 95-degree heat, struck out five and yielded 2 earned runs in 4 1/3 […]