Memorial Day means it’s time to start getting serious about baseball

May 28, 2023 Baseball Basketball - NBA Column Tim's Two Cents Pittsburgh Sports

Memorial Day is one of my favorite days of the year.

First of all, there is never a bad day to honor our veterans and remember those that gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. I love seeing all of the American flags flying. It is a…

This, That And The Next Thing BY Ernie Saxton, May 25, 2023

May 26, 2023 Column Ernie Saxton

Lime Rock Park (LRP) will celebrate the 37th anniversary of Paul Newman’s historic Trans-Am win with a rare one-day-only exhibit of his racing…

Are regular seasons being rendered meaningless

May 21, 2023 Column Tim's Two Cents

The Miami Heat look as good as any team in the NBA right now. Well, everyone this side of Denver at least. The Heat have taken care of the team with the best record in the regular season, the Milwaukee Bucks. They made mincemeat out of four seed New…

This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton - May 18, 2023

May 19, 2023 Column Ernie Saxton

It’s finally happened, after years of fitful starts: A memorial to the late Smokey Yunick now stands just steps from the onetime site of The Best Damn Garage in Town, where NASCAR and…

The Curse of ‘The Process’ gets two thumbs down

May 14, 2023 Basketball - NBA Column Tim's Two Cents Pittsburgh Sports

The Process.


I can’t imagine the most recent part of the process for the Philadelphia 76ers was to seize control of their series with hated rival Boston and then lose game 6 at home and get humiliated in game 7 in Boston.

This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton - May 11, 2023

May 12, 2023 Column Ernie Saxton

Kelly Crandall tells all of us that Fox Sports Films will debut a five-part documentary series later this month of behind-the-scenes chronicles from dirt tracks across the country.…

Less arrogance, more acuity please

May 7, 2023 Baseball Column Tim's Two Cents

Boy, my soapbox was starting to collect dust just sitting in my closet.

After watching one specific incident in Major League Baseball this past week, and seeing highlights from others I decided it was time to bring the good ol’ soapbox out for…

This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton - May 4, 2023

May 4, 2023 Column Ernie Saxton

Championship Energy Action Track USA waves the green flag on Sunday, May 7, as the 11th season under the management team of Rich Tobias and Doug Rose roars into its 2023 campaign.

The Speedway Entertainment All Pro SpeedSTRs once again…

Grand Slam

April 30, 2023 Baseball Column Tim's Two Cents Football Hockey - NHL

Pittsburgh hit a titanic home run this weekend.

No, not the baseball team. Though the Pirates are the talk of the Steel City. Or at least they were until last Thursday night.

The team that hit a real home run this weekend was the…

This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton - April 27, 2023

April 28, 2023 Column Ernie Saxton

One of the biggest days of the year at JR Motorsports – the annual Fan Day – is set for Thursday, May 25 (beginning at 9 a.m. ET). This year JRM Fan Day will be served by longtime…