It’s easy to compare the Chicago Cubs to the Boston Red Sox. It’s almost too easy because of how long … More
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As Good as It Gets for Boston, As Bad as It Gets for Baltimore
In the spring of 2017, I started writing a blog post that I (thankfully) never ended up publishing about how … More
The Buffalo Bills are Sadder than the Pre-2016 Chicago Cubs
In a day game at Wrigley field in May of 2012–between the cross-city rivals, the Cubs and the White Sox–Chicago … More
Red Sox Have Some Soul Searching to Do Post-Sandoval
The Boston Red Sox have designated third baseman Pablo Sandoval for assignment, ending a tumultuous tenure for one of the … More
Life after Never: The 2017 Chicago Cubs
It had been over a century since the Chicago Cubs last won the World Series, and their last National League … More
The State of the Red Sox Going into 2017
The 2016 Major League Baseball season was one for the ages, capped off with an unforgettable World Series played between … More
Cubs Win! Cubs Win! Cubs Win!
This is an article I wrote for the school newspaper at Fitchburg State University in November of 2016. Before it … More
Is It Better to Be Smart, Or to Win?
In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the Oakland Athletics earned critical acclaim and notoriety for fielding competitive baseball teams … More
New Territory for the Yankees
I wrote a couple of weeks ago about baseball’s uncertain future, about baseball’s success as a regional sport may leave … More
Are the Cubs Legit?
This time a year ago, I wrote about the state of the Chicago Cubs, America’s lovable losers, who appeared poised … More