Every sport has its own issues: performance-enhancing drugs in baseball, alleged payments to college athletes under the table, concussions in football. You’ve heard about them all, but the one topic that has never come to the forefront that unites every sport is that of how homosexuality is regarded in the world of athletics.
Santa Cruzan Bryan Stow was severely beaten on March 31 at the Dodgers’ opening game. A fundraiser was held last Monday to show the city’s support for him and his family, and has raised over $25,000.
As I arrived at the Boardwalk last Thursday, I felt the urge to scream, “Don’t waste your time waiting for a picture with a trophy!” But after meeting some fellow skeptics in line, I began to understand the desire for a photograph. The win was 56 years in the making, and it may not happen again for a while.
They say there’s no cheering in the press box, but this amateur journalist puts down her press badge and picks up her Giants cap and a wine glass to toast a World Series title 56 years in the making for San Francisco fans.
Loving the great American pastime is one thing; having it give you the family you’ve always wanted is another.
Glee felt by old and young, students and the mustached.
Mark McGwire finally confirmed years’ worth of rampant speculation Jan.11 by admitting he used steroids on and off for roughly 10 years. But neither his admission itself nor the details — and lack thereof — are surprising.