Take me out to the ballgame…PLEASE!

Last Thursday marked what would have been opening day for Major League Baseball 2020. Obviously, baseball season is on hold just like every other thing in our lives right now. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, baseball was my first love and it fills those warm summer days with the smell of (more…)

This, That and the Next Thing by Ernie Saxton: March 26, 2020

NASCAR President Steve Phelps held a teleconference with the sport’s media last week addressing questions and reassuring that the hope is, yes, the full season’s 36 points races will be run, with the safety of the sport’s fans and its participants of utmost importance during the current worldwide COVID-19 virus outbreak. NASCAR announced Monday that...

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This, That And, The Next Thing By Ernie Saxton, March 19, 2020

Richmond Raceway will host the NTT INDYCAR SERIES for an open test on Wednesday, March 25. The test will be held the week following the season-opening race, the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. For the first time in 11 years, Richmond will welcome fans to view INDYCAR athletes taking their first laps at America’s...

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No Sports? No problem…yeah, right

As a card carrying sports fanatic, I found myself in a cold sweat all day Thursday. My phone kept beeping with updates. The NBA was already gone. By noon Thursday, the SEC, Big Ten, Atlantic 10, American Athletic, WAC, and Conference USA had cancelled their conference tournaments. Okay, so no cheering against Kentucky, or seeing (more…)

This, That and The Next Thing: March 12, 2020

Less than a month after Denny Hamlin celebrated his Daytona 500 crown in the sport’s most famous Victory Lane, Daytona International Speedway has announced adjustments to the traditional 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season-opening race week – changing the course of the popular Busch Clash race and condensing the schedule of Daytona Speedweeks. Next year, the (more…)

February 29 be damned, March Madness has arrived

They threw an extra day in February, so a little extra patience was required this year. Finally, my calendar reads March. You know what that means, don’t you? Madness. Well, this season it means more madness. Are you ready? Such a kidder, Bruce. We know you are ready, just like every college basketball fan. Bubbles, (more…)

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…)