When Worlds Collide…

For those of us who think that selfish and questionably motivated ownership is limited to major league baseball, consider these two nuggets from other sports this week: From across the pond:  Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich, a Russian oligarch with established political ties to Vladimir Putin, announced he was selling his highly successful franchise a … Read more

I Get A Kick Out Of You

While one summer sport stubbornly refuses to resolve its internal strife and get down to business, another begins its season tonight.  Major League Soccer returns to action today for its earliest start date yet, bowing in nine cities from Philadelphia to Portland despite March still not being upon us.   I, for one, am grateful.  And … Read more