MLB

Tired in Rockford This Week? Blame the Chicago Cubs!
It's been a long time since I've seen this many Rockfordians yawning incessantly. I mean, being part of a morning radio show where most of us get up at 3am, I see (and take part in) my fair share of yawning, but when you add in some late, late night playoff excitement, you've got a fa…
Which is More Popular, MLB or NFL?
Major League Baseball still has the title of "America's Pastime," but the NFL, in spite of lots of scandal, is the more popular of the two sports, at least according to a Harris poll.
From ESPN:
In 2014, 35 percent of fans call the NFL their favorite sport, followed by Major League Baseball …
MLB Announcers Make Fun of Selfie-Obsessed Girls
Having a teenage daughter myself, I am quite familiar with those who are phone and selfie obsessed, but to be fair, I only have to deal with one iPhone addict. At the Arizona Diamondbacks-Colorado Rockies game the other night, there were lots of them:
From the New York Daily News:
About a dozen unsusp…
Yankees Fan Fails 3 Times in One Game
A few weeks ago in this space I posted a piece called "Catching a Foul Ball, Right Way vs. Wrong Way." The wrong way was a guy who tried to grab a foul ball, only to miss it badly, with the ball ending up bouncing off his noggin. For a short, short period of time, he was the p…