Monday, November 23, 2015

Welcome Back, Mr. Roberts

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Our Short National Nightmare Is Over

...and SoSG Sax does a happy dance.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Hot Stove Thread

UPDATE: Welcome back, Brett Anderson!

Let's get this party started:

Tuesday, November 10, 2015


Saturday, November 07, 2015

Molly & Larry to Join Charley in Peoria

Thanks to the eagle-eyed Steve Dittmore for this find. First of all, did you know Charley Steiner has a university department named after him? It's the The Charley Steiner School of Sports Communication at Bradley University (Steiner's alma mater) in Peoria, IL.

Second, the Inaugural Charley Steiner Symposium is occurring there from Nov. 9-12 and some SoSG favorites, as well as Larry King, will be participating:

Monday November 9

  • 11am-11:50am Charley Steiner and Larry King visit Com 220 Introduction to Advertising/Public Relations: GCC 214
  • 1pm-2pm Visit Day Live Broadcast: A Conversation with Charley Steiner and Larry King: Marty Theatre

Wednesday November 11

  • 11am-Noon Panel: Sports Reporting: Issues and Challenges: Charley Steiner (moderator), Jane Leavy, Jeff Passan, Molly Knight and Dave Kindred: Marty Theatre
  • Noon-1pm Panel: Women in Sports Media: Opportunities and Obstacles Dr. Dunja Antunovic (moderator), Julie DiCaro, Jane Leavy, Molly Knight: Marty Theatre
  • 2:00pm-3:00pm Panel: Recognizing the Sports Story Charley Steiner (moderator), Jane Leavy, Jeff Passan, Molly Knight and Dave Kindred: Marty Theatre

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

And So It Begins: Dodgers Vegas Favorites To Win 2016 World Series

Not a lineup move has been made, but the Dodgers are already the Las Vegas favorites to win next season's World Series:

The Dodgers are 8-1 at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, followed by the Chicago Cubs, New York Mets, Toronto Blue Jays and Washington Nationals, who are all 10-1.

The Giants are 20-1; the Padres and Diamondbacks are 60-1; and the Rockies are 150-1 (second-worst odds, to the Phillies who are 300-1).

Sunday, November 01, 2015

World Series Game 5 Thread: Nov. 1, Royals vs. Mets, 5p

That's life (that's life), that's what all the people say

You're singlehandedly destroying the Dodgers and Cubs in the playoffs

Shot down in World Series Game 4

Each time I find myself flat on my face
I wonder how much not using two hands will cost me in free agency

Edinson Volquez (13-9, 3.55) vs. Matt Harvey (13-8, 2.71).