Earlier today, Carson Cistulli of FanGraphs, along with a few internet-based others, joined the ranks of the Baseball Writers' Association of America, the organization which ensures media access to baseball games, and votes for major awards and Hall of Fame membership.
Bobby Holik: he's one of us now! He blogs. Maybe from his parents' basement. The man knows his hockey, but his real value is in how unafraid he is to give strong opinions, even unpopular ones. Like today's entry, on Flyers West and Flyers Original Recipe.
Here are eight links to what guys and gals with keyboards are saying about World Series Game Four.
Woody Paige, the orange person always yelling on your television set, recently disagreed with someone on the Internet. He then made a joke suggesting that the blogger still lives in his mother's house. Have you heard this one?
In case you hadn't noticed, ESPN has ended their morning "Blog Buzz" feature, which was their way of sweet talking the three-dimensional circle of sports blogs. They stopped broadcasting it....let's see...a little over two weeks ago. That's weird, right?
Writing an "open letter" to Ron Artest demanding that he clean up his act and then emailing it to him seemed like such a good idea. Who could have guessed Artest would respond with, "Suck a cock"?
"These are probably a bunch of guys who just sit in their basements and probably just write out mock drafts and do this or do that." [SRI]
As many suspected would inevitably happen, the NBA had stepped in and ordered Mark Cuban to start allowing bloggers into the locker room. At last, those with Movable Type software can finally have the opportunity to see Devean George's penis. Cuban, of course, isn't taking this lying down.