Messing with a good thing isn’t always worth the extra $$$

Money, money, money. When will professional sports leagues realize money isn’t everything, especially when you already have a ton of it. Those Who Get It The NBA had a wonderful All Star weekend. They showed the other leagues how to run All Star festivities. The game became an actual game in the fourth quarter, but (more…)

This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: February 20, 2020

Looking for a job in auto racing? The National Hot Rod Association along with Pro Stock Motorcycle legend Terry Vance and the Vance Family Foundation are happy to announce the official start of NHRA Launch Motorsports Careers, NHRA’s motorsports career portal. NHRA Launch Motorsports Careers will allow individuals and companies within the motorsports industry to (more…)

This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: February 13, 2020

Tony Kanaan’s most emotional moment in his illustrious INDYCAR career came at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2013 when he finally captured the prestigious but elusive Indianapolis 500 crown. Last week at the world-renowned motorsports facility with the Borg-Warner Trophy by his side, yet another emotional scene transpired for the ever-popular 45-year-old Brazilian entering his 23rd...

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The XFL will tap out just like all the others

Renegades, Roughnecks, Guardians, Vipers, Dragons, oh my. The team names are really all you need to know about the resurrected XFL. They are silly, as is the notion that this league of castoffs will take off. The one thing this league has going for it is Vince McMahon’s deep pockets. He has enough money to (more…)

This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: February 6, 2020

Motorsports magnate Tony Stewart has awarded streaming rights of the iconic Eldora Speedway and the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 to FloSports, the leading sports streaming and original content network. The multiyear partnership brings more than 60 nights of racing action to the FloRacing platform, which already includes (more…)

Super(?) Bowl

February 2 should be reserved for Punxsutawney Phil, the world’s most beloved groundhog. February 14 is reserved for everyone’s favorite archer, Cupid. Yesterday, poor Phil was shoved out of the spotlight by the Super Bowl. If Roger Goodell and his sidekicks have their way and add another regular season game and off week, Cupid will (more…)

Two Cent College Hoops Roundup

In last week’s column I told you how much fun this crazy rollercoaster season of college basketball is. I also said it would be extremely difficult for the selection committee this year. We are just about at the two thirds marker for this season, so I thought I would give you my two cents on (more…)