The Clerihew – great start. Can we make them better, more fun? (by blazon, Game thread)

Yes we can is the easy answer to that – inquiries with he who should know, a savant type  who suggested this form in the first place as being well suited to an acerbic  baseball board says great start, now … Finish Reading

Series Preview: Slumping Yanks @ Bad News Braves (by Ububba)

This weekend’s series finds the suddenly stumbling New York Yankees at Turner Field for a trio of games with the following pitching matchups:

   • Friday night: Masahiro Tanaka (9-6, 3.61) vs. Williams Perez (4-4, 4.76)
   • Saturday night: Luis SeverinoFinish Reading

A Gentleman’s Explanation of Cricket: How to “Leave” (by blazon)

http://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2015/jul/31/england-ashes-fate-cricket-least-fashionable-shot

Good sports writing should know no boundaries..on this Saturday morning here’s Britain’s best — Barney Ronay — with a lovely piece on ‘leaving’, the ability or inability of the hitter to stay away from the ball breaking/swerving away from … Finish Reading