Coffee and Clippings: Checking the facts … yup, MLB still has greater parity than the NFL

Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) of ESPN weighs in on the parity of the MLB over the NFL… Yeah, if only baseball could be more like football. If only baseball weren’t a sport where (sing along with me) The Same Teams Win Every Year. If only baseball had a little parity, like the almighty NFL. If only […]

Coffee and Clippings: Mets Search for a Diamond on the Cricket Pitch

Jared Diamond (@jareddiamond) of the Wall Street Journal spotlights professional cricket player Kieran Powell as he attempts to make the switch to baseball… Kieran Powell, a 25-year-old outfielder from the Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis, has received worldwide recognition for his ability to react to a ball traveling at 90 mph and hit […]

Coffee and Clippings: Celtics hold talks about playing game at Fenway Park

Adam Himmelsbach (@AdamHimmelsbach) of the Boston Globe reports on the recent talks regarding the Celtics bringing a basketball game to Fenway Park… Friday, Celtics coach Brad Stevens said he’d heard the idea floated that the Celtics might someday take one of their games outdoors, too. While that possibility remains a long way from materializing, it might […]