Making a Deal?

Major League Baseball (MLB) lost me as a fan years ago. I might watch one or two games through the season and catch some playoff and World Series games, but I am certainly not a fan like I used to be.

My favorite sport to watch is Football – NFL, college, high school, two-hand touch – if a football game is on TV, I will watch it and skip baseball. I also watch some NASCAR racing because there might be a wreck and the rules are a lot like they have in professional wrestling. I enjoyed the NBA before LeBron and flopping.

I don’t think many people could escape the Alex Rodriguez “A-Rod” breaking news alerts this past weekend. ESPN was scrolling these alerts across the screen telling viewers that sources are saying he would be suspended today by MLB possibly through the remainder of this season and all of the 2014 season. Rodriguez is 38 and plays for the New York Yankees.   Continue reading

Thursday Numbers

Thanks for stopping by The Western Word for another edition of “Thursday Numbers!”

If you are new here, this column is where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary (sometimes spiked with a little sarcasm).

PLEASE NOTE: By reading this column you may be able to use the information to impress your family, friends, and co-workers. This is your only warning.

This week I write about American Tradition Partnership, unemployment, Jay Z, Bob McDonnell, Steve Bullock, No More Names, Warrensburg, subscribers, NBC News/Wall Street Journal polls, Montana State Fair, George Brett, Ryan Braun, Liz Cheney, Mike Enzi, DUI, Hall of Fame game, student loans, and a lot more!

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