Monthly Archive:: February 2012

VALENTINE AND RASPBERRIES

Bobby Valentine has not managed a major league game in a decade, but one thing is for sure, he hasn’t missed a beat. The new Red Sox manager has been busy filling the Fort Myers, Florida air with vim, vigor …

NIGHTMARE JUST BEGINNING FOR BRAUN

I don’t know if Ryan Braun took performance-enhancing drugs, neither do you. The only person that knows the truth is Ryan Braun, a Rookie of the Year, a four-time All-Star and Silver Slugger Award winner and now, officially, the reigning …

LIN DESERVES ALL-STAR CONSIDERATION

If you question Jeremy Lin’s value to the NBA, consider this: Since Lin’s breakout game as a New York Knick three weeks ago the nation followed the deaths of Don Cornelius, Whitney Houston and Gary Carter, Josh Hamilton’s drug relapse, …

INNOCENCE LOST

I remember the first time I met Josh Hamilton. He walked slowly up the steps, through the box seats behind home plate at Joseph P. Riley Jr. park in Charleston, South Carolina. He was wearing a gray Tampa Bay Devil …