Baseball and Little League

From Our Gastonia, NC Correspondent

As I write this, the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians are readying to meet for a Game 7 For The Ages in the World Series.  Never before have two teams with such a record of futility and heartbreak met for the championship of any professional sport.  It is moments like this when we, as Americans, embrace the simple, pastoral, agonizingly slow movement of baseball and tune out the chatter and clatter of the world around us. Continue reading

Do Fans Really Care About Cheating In Sports?

Myrtle Beach, SC, Orlando, FL May 15, 2015

Myrtle Beach, SC Correspondent-Yes, fans care about cheating, but only if it’s not their team, or even more so if it’s “their” team’s rival. If it’s their team doing the cheating, then no. Take the most recent example, “deflategate.”  I have friends (Patriots fans) who are labeling people “haters” for even questioning Tom Brady in this. Even though there is evidence directly showing he had a hand in deflating the footballs. Do they care that Tom Brady is a cheater? Nope, all they care about is that their team won the game, and everyone questioning the win are “haters”.

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