After years of loss and unfairness, the Commissioner’s Trophy is finally within reach for the Dodgers. With two outs and no one on, Julio Urias winds up, and Dodger fans across the country hold their breath. The pitch flies in at 97 miles per hour, right down the middle, and the stadium erupts into screams. The Dodgers have won their first World Series since 1988.
Grantland, Gone too soon
ESPN announced in September that they were going to suspend the publication of the popular sports and pop culture blog Grantland, effective immediately. “After careful consideration, we have decided to direct our time and energy going forward to projects that we believe will have a broader and more significant impact across our enterprise,” ESPN said in a statement. Since 2011, Grantland provided stellar journalism for those who craved more than just a game recap. The editor-in-chief, Bill Simmons, was an established writer and sports journalist …
Should Bill Simmons have been suspended?
In an NFL season that has been filled with controversy and turmoil through the first month of the 2014 regular season, the drama continues. This time, the biggest sports network in America, ESPN, is now involved.
OP-ED: NFL ready as ever for openly gay player
Michael Sam just finished his career as Missouri’s successful defensive end, with All-American honors and as the SEC Defensive Player of the Year. Sam is also a National Football League draft prospect. But that’s not it.