Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Olympics Give Us a Chance to Unite

Every four years, the Olympics give us a chance to unite. Too often, the sports fans of America are divided. We have Yankees fans and Red Sox fans, Michigan vs. Ohio State, North Side of Chicago (Cubs) vs. South Side (White Sox), Packers vs. Bears, Dodgers vs. Giants, etc. But … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Bounty Gate Players Have the Right to See Evidence

The four NFL players suspended in the Bounty Gate scandal have tried everything at their disposal to have their suspensions overturned, but to no avail. They have appealed, tried to say the commissioner doesn’t have the authority to suspend them for events prior to this collective bargaining agreement, claimed that … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Bobby V: Don’t Take the Umpires Out of Baseball

Yes, the statement was probably made out of frustration, but Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine went a little too far when he asked that the home plate umpire in baseball be replaced by some kind of electronic device to call balls and strikes. I am all for the use of … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Pro Bowl Problems Not Going Away

I have to admit I have mixed feelings about the NFL’s announcement that they are going to hold the Pro Bowl this January. Once again, it will be held in Hawaii the week between the NFC and AFC Championship Games and the Super Bowl. On the one hand, there is … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Clemens And Baseball Both Lose

As the Roger Clemens trial drags on, a few things become clear: there will be no real winners in this case, only losers. The question is how much each party has to lose. Clemens is clearly a loser in this case. He may indeed be found “not guilty” of perjury, … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – LeBron Needs a Championship to be One of the All-Time Greats

It seems like a lot of people have been arguing about how good LeBron James truly is. Is he the best player in the NBA today? Where does he stand among the all-time greats in league history? Love him or hate him (the way he handled his departure from Cleveland … Continue reading