Posts tagged "MLB"

'Bull Durham' 25th Anniversary Stirs Memories

'Bull Durham' 25th Anniversary Stirs Memories
All I knew was that I wanted a man who was sensitive enough to paint my toenails.  In bed. Wearing tighty whities. I wanted a man who knew what to do when candles were lighted, a bath was drawn, and “60-Minute Man” was playing in the background. I wanted a man who could deliver, with... Read more »

Questions for The Woman Who Knows Derrick Rose

Questions for The Woman Who Knows Derrick Rose
Derrick Rose’s torn ACL. Joakim Noah’s plantar fascitis. Rip Hamilton’s back problems. Taj Gibson’s sprained left knee. Nate Robinson’s sore ribs. One woman has seen it all. And more. And lived to tell the tale. When Dr. Kathy Weber first began working with the Chicago White Sox in 2004, it was the first time a female... Read more »

What Would Santo Do?

What Would Santo Do?
As all joyful events are shadowed today by the horrific killings of 12 innocent children and adults in Aurora, Colorado, I would like to take a moment to imagine what a man like Ron Santo, who is being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, NY this weekend,  would do in a case like... Read more »
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Thank God It's Friday: New Days Dawning for Kerry Wood, Chicago Red Stars

Thank God It's Friday: New Days Dawning for Kerry Wood, Chicago Red Stars
Wow…”The Windy City” is living up to its hallowed nickname this weekend…lots of hot air and hotter temperatures will heat up the NATO summit, a vicious Cubs-Sox series at Wrigley Field, and the opening of a new women’s soccer league in town. Look what’s happened just today: From early morning on, Chicago commuters were warned about the street... Read more »

Minding Your P's, Qs, and V's: Arizona Baseball, Equality, and God's Word

Minding Your P's, Qs, and V's: Arizona Baseball, Equality, and God's Word
My friend Elizabeth Hess, of WDWS’ morning show in Champaign-Urbana, is known for the quick-witted, timely quote. As she reported on Facebook, I just found out the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Her son asked her an interesting question the other day: “Mom,” he said. “Is it better to have a penis or a vagina?”... Read more »

Major League Baseball, Women, Augusta National, and Ball Size

Major League Baseball, Women, Augusta National, and Ball Size
When you think about it, baseball and golf share much in common: *They’ve both been popular since the 19th century. *The praises of each sport have been sung by some of our most respected poets…. “Golf, like measles, should be caught young. ”- P.G. Wodehouse “I see great things in baseball…. It’s our game–the American game.”... Read more »
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Woman STILL on Top! The Weekend Sports Report for January 14, 2012

Woman STILL on Top! The Weekend Sports Report for January 14, 2012
  Weekend Sports Report – 1/14/12 WSR’s PODCAST AT OUR NEW WEBSITE: http:/www.internetfm.com On an always-lively edition, Les, Steve and I take an in depth look at all four NFL playoff games. Tebow vs. Brady. Smith vs. Brees. Flacco vs. TR? Rodgers vs. Manning? Who prevails? Let’s just say that the title says it all. ... Read more »

Woman on Top 3: Bob Knight and Running the NFL Round Table-WSR for 12-3-11

Woman on Top 3: Bob Knight and Running the NFL Round Table-WSR for 12-3-11
This week on the Weekend Sports Report: Who ran the table with a perfect score on our NFL Round Table? Was it…Steve Leventhal, Les Grobstein, Alison Moran? Or David Rusch (aka Packer Dave!) Sparks fly as we get into it over our stories of Bobby Knight, the NCAA, Bob Costas, Kentucky basketball, as well as the... Read more »

"Swayme as in Game" The Weekend Sports Report for 11-19-11

"Swayme as in Game" The Weekend Sports Report for 11-19-11
On “The Weekend Sports Report, with Les Grobstein Steve Leventhal, and yours truly……Our NFL Round Table…did I stay on top? Who won the week? Let’s just say that “Once You’re A Jet…you’re a Jet” figured into the decision this week. The Cubs have a new manager…it’s prounounced SWAYME…as in GAME! The Packers try to stay... Read more »
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The Weekend Sports Report's Take on Penn State, 11-12-11

The Weekend Sports Report's Take on Penn State, 11-12-11
Everybody is talking about Penn State and Les Grobstein, Steve Leventhal, and I  are no exception. Should the game against Nebraska be played? What will Joe Paterno’s legacy be? How does it compare to other college scandals?   And yet, life as we know it still goes on, with our weekly NFL roundtable discussing Bears-Lions and Packers-Vikes... Read more »
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