Non offensive names for all American League franchises

Major League Baseball, in its ever-present drive to ensure no fans are ever upset by anything controversial, have taken to talking to the Cleveland Indians about not only changing their logo, but changing their name entirely.  The same approach is rumored to be in the works with the Atlanta Braves because of groups offended by…

REPOST: A Century of Difference – The First World Series

Partially reposted from The Historical Diaries… Baseball season is right around the corner, and with it comes many of its time-honored traditions, including the pageantry of the World Series. Few, however, know that, unlike the NFL’s Super Bowl, the World Series experienced a major upset from the very beginning. Where it took the American Football…

This Week in the News: Lots of Tongue Pressed in Cheek

January is only a week in, and there are already numerous stories which qualify as “news-ish.”  Naturally, I am on the cutting edge of journalistic technology with my cracked screen smartphone, a laptop with Windows 10 (now with half the usual computing power of the leading national brand), and a head full of smartass remarks. …