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Entries from June 2019

My New Competitive Heroes: A Fat Guy and a Librarian

June 4th, 2019 · No Comments · Boxing, Jeopardy!

Two fun developments over the past few days: The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man won the heavyweight boxing championship, and a librarian ended a reign of terror on the game show “Jeopardy!” Both results were unexpected. And welcome. The first hero was Andy Ruiz Jr., winning a seventh-round knockout victory over the previously unbeaten Englishman Anthony […]

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Baseball Attendance Down? High Prices Are to Blame

June 1st, 2019 · 2 Comments · Baseball, Dodgers

I have held a Baseball Writer’s Association of America press credential for the past 30 years or so, which goes a long way toward explaining my shock and horror at the price of Major League Baseball tickets. BBWAA credential-holders do not pay to enter the stadium. Any MLB stadium. In my mind, when I get […]

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