That’s it. I’ve learned my lesson. I’m done with predictions. Apologies to Jim Le … er, “The Marlboro Man” from last week’s column. I clearly know nothing about the game of baseball.
Sports columnist Mike Hume delves into his magical mail bag, fielding questions from all quarters of the country.
The importance of Monday night’s NFL game between the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints, the first to be held in the city since Hurricane Katrina just over a year ago, was not understated in the press. The game made headlines in gads of papers across the country, served […]
Do you remember what you were thinking at this point in the 1998 season? Do you remember the energy surrounding Mark McGwire’s pursuit of Roger Maris’s record for home runs in a single season? The record that made the number 61 sacred? Do you remember the fist pumps and the […]
Resolutions are a funny thing for me. Usually, New Year’s has done nothing to inspire me. The fact is, it’s cold and any fitness-related activity is usually drowned out by a more pressing desire to sit on my couch and watch college basketball or hockey.
StubHub.com, which was recently named the fastest growing private business in the country by Inc. Magazine, has recently gained the media limelight for partnering with several local professional sports franchise. For the most part, the articles, such as one in the July 24 edition of the Washington Post, paint a […]
There’s a belief that the business world slows down around this time of year because lots of people are off on vacations. I tend to believe that they are merely drafting their fantasy football teams.
Pre-season football bores me to tears. Seriously, I was sitting in front of the TV on Monday night so bored that I was sobbing like Dick Vermeil after, well, after anything really. Coaching, baking, flossing — pick one. But pre-season football can make other, much more titanic men, bawl for […]
I always enjoy the knee-jerk reactions following the trading deadline. Everyone is rushing to label winners and losers, when in reality it will take at least two months, if not several years before these trades can be properly evaluated.
Red carpets. Players shaking hands with fans. New food menus. Clear signage. Red-themed giveaways. Heck, giveaway-themed giveaways. 21 runs scored during three wins. RFK Stadium was the place to be last weekend.