Sure, he was easily the MVP in the AL in 1987, he just got robbed.
Alan Trammell was basically Barry Larkin (or, to be more provocative, Derek Jeter). It’s not even a marginal call and he raises the standards of the Hall.
As someone who had the same basic take on the fight that Farrell did, I think age, ring rust, and the size difference were all bigger—in some cases much bigger—factors than I thought they would be, and that I could have figured that in to some extent ahead of time, but that there’s also probably some hindsight bias in…
Elton John, the Eagles, Steely Dan, and James Taylor are all on the same basic level. Bruce Springsteen is like a half step up (I do like Nebraska a lot).
They’re both as bad as the fuckin’ Eagles but I think people rate Billy Joel a little more so I guess him.
You know the answer to this.
I listen to a *lot* of Mozart. I like Shostakovich a lot but it can be a bit much. I like Haydn and Grieg.
Reading Terminal Market and the Barnes Foundation (may want to get a ticket in advance).
I haven’t looked and don’t want to.
VI, it’s not close
I suspect Tennessee fans would care a lot less if he’d guided the Illini to an 8-4 record.
Peter King did not get it right:
It physically pains me to admit this, but the idea of Tennessee hiring Greg Schiano was so stupid that Clay Travis got it vigorously right:
Amazing that every single dog here is clearly a very, very good dog.
Showers Pass jackets are amazing but they’re also pretty pricey (though worth the money!).