If baseball was smart in the way Apple Computer and Barack Obama were smart, it would endeavor to ensure that the extraordinary opportunity presented by the events of October 2015 was not frittered away.
The Texas Rangers will add a player with a championship pedigree to their spring training roster on Monday with Super Bowl-champion quarterback Russell Wilson set to join the club in Surprise, Arizona.
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington, who twice led the American League team to the World Series and posted 370 wins over the past four seasons, has been given a one-year contract extension through 2015.
Winners of their last three games prior to Saturday, the Toronto Maple Leafs failed to keep up their winning ways in 2014, falling to the New York Rangers in an ugly fashion at the Air Canada Centre Saturday night.
Ending in the capture of probably one of the most original "selfies" yet, a sea eagle stole a camera and went on a 100 kilometer (70 mile) aerial tour of Western Australia in May this year. Now the video has been released on YouTube for our edification.
The bitter fiscal fiasco that has engulfed Glasgow Rangers took another dramatic turn this week, when the Scottish FA handed a lifetime ban to the former owner that has been held responsible for the turmoil, Craig Whyte.
I'm always complaining about the Maple Leafs' perplexing inability to kill penalties, so let me be the first to raise a glass to their efforts when down a man last night. Eight for eight on the penalty kill, my friends. Outstanding.