By Josh Kramer Have you ever heard the expression, “Strike while the iron is hot?” Well that simple five-word expression is exactly what the Reds are living by this off-season. On Monday, Barry Larkin was voted into baseball immortality. Late Tuesday, a … Continue reading
Photo courtesy of zimbio.com. Mike Trout (pictured above) is just 19-years-old and is currently up in the Major Leagues. Bryce Harper has received much more attention, but it appears Trout's time has come. Get to know Mike Trout.
By Josh Kramer
Finally something positive in Columbus
It has not exactly been a pleasant past six months in Columbus. Ohio State went from a national title contender, to rule breakers, to having the faces of the program resign and/or quitters, to a program that is currently waiting further instruction from the NCAA. Not exactly the place where Buckeye Nation would like to be heading into a season where many had considered them a national title favorite before all of the recent shenanigans.
On a day where a recruit decided to forego heading to the Horseshoe and take his talents up North to the hated Big House (Kyle Kalis), at least something good finally happened. Ohio State added a new coach to the staff. A home-grown Ohioan. A Buckeye legend. A former two-time Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the year. And of course a 3-time Super Bowl Champion. None other than a man who most definitely bleeds scarlet and gray, Mike Vrabel. Continue reading
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Last August, the Reds and Cardinals had a bench clearing brawl (pictured above). Sunday, there was a shouting match. What will happen next in one of baseball's best rivalries?
What a crazy past few days in sports. Playoff action galore. MLB excitement. Clay court tennis. And so much more. Here are the main items that have been catching my attention.
Best Rivalry in Baseball? Continue reading
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This the first time in over a decade where the Reds are selling out games at the end of July. Where the Reds are a team looking to add the final piece to the puzzle before the trade deadline (even though they didn’t). … Continue reading