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Why do we have All-Star Games?

By joelb | January 31st, 2016

All-Star games have been around for a long time.  The first instance of a sanctioned All-Star Game was by Major League Baseball in 1933.  The rest of the leagues followed soon after with all star games of their own. I have never been a huge fan of the all star games so that brings up […]

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How much Money is Too much?

By joelb | January 25th, 2012

That is hard to say.  After listening to the radio on the way in to work today it seems that to sports broadcasters that any team that pays big money for a player that is not a “Major Market” team is paying too much and has made a mistake.  I know they make more money […]

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Sports Seasons that are too long

By joelb | November 3rd, 2011

How many times are you excited for a sports season to start but by the end of it you just can’t wait for it to be over or just give up on it and think that it has already been over for a while? In the name of greed many of the Professional sports leagues […]

Baseball Playoffs About Time (Are they done yet)

By joelb | October 7th, 2010

The Baseball playoffs are in full swing.  We are a full day into them and I have not watched one at bat.  I have been reading about what is going on and it sounds like they are very interesting.  Well at least interesting to read about.  There has been a no hitter and a controversial […]

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How long should a Season be?

By joelb | October 6th, 2010

With the talk about going to 18 games in the regular season in the NFL it makes you think about what is the perfect length for a season in any given sport.  College and Pro football seem to have it right so far.  The season is short enough that you don’t get bored with it […]