Entries Tagged 'Sports'

Episode 35: I Knew It Was the “Ultra Bowl” or Something

By Timothy R. Butler | Feb 28, 2023 at 11:22 PM

The Zippy Crew speeds through a bunch of sports related topics — including the return of baseball — and then turns to the “He Gets Us” campaign, the Asbury Revival and controversy around the old praise song “Above All.”

Don't Forget That Guy: Reflections on a Third Baseman

By Jason Kettinger | Jan 21, 2022 at 12:02 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals have a defensive dynamo at third base, the perennial Gold Glove winner, who also provides middle of the order punch to the offense, and makes them a yearly threat to be world champions. His name is Scott Rolen.

Three Cheers — and Maybe A Few Comfy Chairs — for the Old Guys

By Jason Kettinger | Jun 08, 2021 at 3:16 PM

On Sunday, May 23, Phil Mickelson started the insanity, by winning the PGA Championship in South Carolina. It represented his sixth major title, and he surpassed Jack Nicklaus, and Tiger Woods to become the oldest major winner in the history of professional golf. I don’t recall thinking that Phil was too long in the tooth to win anymore, but he’s 50 years old. He’s eligible for the Champions Tour, which in a bygone era was called the “Senior Tour.” Phil had won the PGA Championship before: 16 years ago. That gap represented the largest for anyone winning the same tournament in the history of professional golf.