You could trace the Miami Marlins' tailspin to last April, when new manager Ozzie Guillen pissed off the most important exiles in town by praising Fidel Castro. Surely the team had that fiasco in mind when news of the death of Miami's second-most-hated strongman, Hugo Chávez, was announced shortly ... More >>
Sports teams are like Hollywood movies: sometimes they can be so bad they're actually good. Such is the case with the Miami Marlins, who are quickly becoming the Snakes on a Plane of professional baseball. More than seven years ago, Adam Greenberg was called up by the Chicago Cubs for his first MLB ... More >>
Jeffrey Loria's shopping spree isn't over. Several reports indicate the Marlins are committed to outbidding anyone who stands in their way of landing recently defected Cuban star Yoennis Cespedes once the MLB declares him a free agent. It makes sense. Not only would Cespedes be the cherry atop th ... More >>
The author at a recent Marlins game.You're forgiven if you didn't catch the news that Marlins utility man Alfredo Amezaga will miss the rest of the baseball season to undergo knee surgery. Amezaga is scrappy and versatile, the type of player that can be the glue that holds a team together th ... More >>
Last week US Soccer begin the early stages of its quest to host either the 2018 or 2022 World Cup. Eight other countries and two coalitions of countries have registered their intentions to bid, but in a country as large as America within the international competition is the competition amongst diffe ... More >>
Here's something you don't know: In the Netherlands, professional baseball is called Honkbal Hoofdklasse.
Courtesy Wikimedia CommonsSomething else you don't know? A single player on the Netherland's World Baseball Classic team, which shocked the honkbal world by somehow taking down a ... More >>