How it feels to root for my favorite teams

Most sports fans follow traditional, logical patterns when picking their favorite teams. They choose the local teams, or their parents’ favorite teams, or, many times, the best teams. Not me. Across all the different professional and college sports, my favorite teams share no similarities or ties, which makes rooting for each one a unique experience. … Continue reading How it feels to root for my favorite teams

Trio of 100-win teams makes October baseball interesting

If last year’s World Series was any indication, October baseball is one of the most exciting events of the sports calendar. This year’s trophy is anyone’s for the taking, with three 100-win squads and a bevy of intriguing matchups. Will your team win the title? Here’s why they will, and why they won’t (wild card … Continue reading Trio of 100-win teams makes October baseball interesting

We should’ve been the champions: 12 teams that never won the title they deserved

In my ten years of watching professional sports, I’ve seen my fair share of dominant, historic teams that demolished competition and racked up championships. But for each one that won the championship, there was the great team that should’ve won or could’ve won but lost, and some of those were never able to overcome the … Continue reading We should’ve been the champions: 12 teams that never won the title they deserved