Archive for January, 2010

Age Was More Than Just a Number for Andy Murray

The Blues firing coach Andy Murray was interesting in that many people are saying Murray’s big issue was being too old to relate to his players. Murray is 58. He was replaced by Davis Payne, 39. Jeff Gordon said a bigger issue was Murray’s reluctance to develop the team’s young core, perhaps a side-effect of […]

Christensen Shows Rangers the Power of Desperation

Over the break I read BALL FOUR, Jim Bouton’s famous tale of his 1969 season pitching for the Seattle Pilots and the Houston Astros. The book is famous because it was the first one to destroy the mystique of the professional athlete. We learned guys like to drink and curse and look at women. The […]