OB: Americans are Heroic and Beckham Sets a Record

Americans Are Heroic and Beckham Sets a Record: Here is the roundup from a tepid international soccer weekend.  The U.S. fought back in the final 20 minutes to draw with El Salvador.  Beckham set record for most England caps by an outfield player.  Pele debuted with a lad.  Elton John is funding Watford’s transfers with a benefit concert.  Disaster at an Ivory Coast match.


Schilling Was Much Better Than Blyleven, Why the Debate

blySchilling Was Much Better than Blyleven: There seems to be a sentiment that Bert Blyleven has better numbers than Curt Schilling, and that if Curt Schilling goes to the Hall of Fame, Blyleven Should too.  This is the height of madness, which I explain here.

Why is baseball the only human endeavor where ignorance is considered a virtue?