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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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Replay – I’m Over it Stop it now

By joelb | December 27th, 2015

The need to get things exactly right in games that are imperfect is getting very tiresome to me.  Replay is becoming a bigger problem then the problem it was supposed to resolve.  It seems to me that not only is replay slowing games down but it is also leading to more and stranger officiating errors […]

The NHL is Back

By joelb | December 28th, 2012
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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 […]

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 […]