Book Review: Power Ball

By Budd Bailey How to describe “Power Ball” by Rob Neyer in a paragraph? Hmm. That’s a tough one. Let’s try this approach. You are attending a September 2017 game…

Book Review: 26 Marathons

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Ouch. It’s really not easy to be a professional marathon runner. Not only is there a ton of physical work, featuring mile after mile…

Book Review: Teammate

Review by Budd Bailey David Ross is the member of a very small club. After all, how many people are associated with World Series winners for both the Chicago Cubs…

Book Review: Arthur Ashe

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page It’s been a little more than 25 years since Arthur Ashe died. That seems like something of a blink to those who remember his…

Book Review: Coach Wooden and Me

Review by Budd Bailey For those who don’t know anything about basketball, the friendship between Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and John Wooden might seem a little odd. Abdul-Jabbar is a tall, Muslim,…

Book Review: Killer

By Budd Bailey The number of seventh-round draft choices who reached the Hockey Hall of Fame has to be a very small one. The number of 177-pounders who are enshrined…