Today the Kansas City Royals begin playing in the World Series, having made the Major League Baseball playoffs this year for the first time since 1985.
They have gone on a postseason run that has delighted and bewildered many baseball fans, not losing a game despite playing teams that were far more successful than them during the regular season. Now they stand four wins away from being crowned champions of baseball.
But enough about them. What lessons can you take away from this? Continue reading
Americans like to think we’re big sports fans. We share camaraderie, drinks, and drunken stories over sports.
We taunt, we yell, and we fight with fans of opposing teams.
We are nothing compared to India.
Bob Costas is an award-winning sports broadcaster. He’s NBC’s go-to announcer when it’s time for the Olympics.
But his accomplishments are as tainted as his eye was during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
It’s time to put an asterisk next to his name in the history books.