Month: January 2012

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Count Down to Opening Day

My obsession with Mariners Baseball started on April 6th, 1993. At the ripe old age of four months I attended my first Mariners’ Home Opener. Every year since then, my family and I would hop in the car and head on down to South Downtown (SoDo) District to watch the Mariners in their first home ...

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Weekend Review: Boxing

On Friday night, it was a good night of boxing for the Friday Night Fights program on ESPN and for those who gathered at Airway Heights, Washington. The first fight televised was a lightweight (135 Ibs.) rumble as contenders Ji-Hoon Kim (23-7 18 KO) and Yakubu Amidu (20-3-1 18 KO) battled it out for 10 ...

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One Bid League!

Oh your basketball team is frightful,  And the conference is not delightful, And since we’ve no hope for the season, One bid league! One bid league! One bid league!                 It doesn’t show signs of stopping, And I’ve bought some brown bags for wearing, The lights are turned way down low, One bid league! One ...

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Pineda wearing Pinstrips and Montero wearing Mariner blue

Meet the newest Marinres For those of you who follow me on Twitter, it became infinitely clear that I was angry with the idea of trading Pineda. If the Mariners were so hot for Montero, why didn’t they trade him for veteran Cliff Lee two years ago? Instead they give up a young, All Star ...

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Hello

Hello everyone, my name is Victor and I am a new contributor to Sports with Neil. For the most part, I’ll be covering boxing and baseball. It’s cool to disagree with my posts, just be civil and whatnot.

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Leaving it to the Sun Devils; Sun Devils Stadium

#3 good sir The second youngest stadium in the Pac-12 is Sun Devils Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. At one point during the stadium’s rich history it was the host of the Fiesta Bowl, Arizona State Sun Devils (NCAAF) and the Arizona Cardinals (NFL). Some of the historic events to occur in Sun Devils Stadium are ...

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Major League Baseball’s playoff expansion is a win-win-win

You will be seeing a lot more of this symbol                 Major League Baseball managed to accomplish something that the National Basketball Association and National Football League could not. A new Contract Bargaining Agreement (CBA) before the previous one expired. This new CBA includes major additions to the game of baseball. Some of these changes ...

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