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The saga of Derrick Rose's meniscus: selling Chicago sports with sadness

On the evening of Feb. 24, a lot of important things were trending on Facebook. President Obama had just vetoed the Keystone XL pipeline expansion. Chris Kyle’s killer was found guilty. 829 more words

Josh Hamilton Has Admittedly Relapsed

When reports first surfacd in recent days about Josh Hamilton hitting a bump in the road and that it was “worse than PED’s”, the first thing that came to mind was a potential relapse. 244 more words


No. 1 pick to re-enter MLB draft

Last year’s No. 1 pick will re-enter the Major League Baseball draft after playing at the same school as Western North Carolina’s top prospect for 2015. 124 more words


Another Season in The Abyss???: The 2015 Tyranny of Tradition Baseball Preview Issue

(Last fall, the editorial staff at Tyranny of Tradition received a $100,000 grant from the Arthur Schlichter Foundation For Integrity in Sports in order to cover sports with the passion and zeal with which we cover heavy metal.  1,235 more words

Blithering Sports Fan Prattle

Superstitions - Chimera 66


Clancy gazed through binoculars across the baseball field. “Look at Nicky. He won’t shave his beard until the World Series.”

Peter scoffed, “What a stupid superstition.” 154 more words

Short Fiction

"Little League Baseball Card," by Tim Ryerson

Not to be a bummer on a Friday morning, but here’s a poem by Tim Ryerson as a commemorative piece to a young, budding ballplayer. I couldn’t find the story behind the poem, but there are far too many parents in the world that can identify with this. 170 more words