Book Review: Blue Monday

By Budd Bailey There’s no rule that saying a major-league sports team has to win eventually. Chances only come up so often, and if the team doesn’t capitalize on that…

Book Review: Hockey Fight in Canada

By Budd Bailey Even American hockey fans understand the tradition behind the long-running broadcast program, “Hockey Night in Canada.” It started on radio with Foster Hewitt doing the play-by-play, and…

Book Review: The League

By Budd Bailey It is difficult to imagine the National Football League as something of a curiosity in the sports world. We’ve gotten used to full stadiums, maxed-out television broadcasts,…

Book Review: Football for a Buck

By Budd Bailey “Football for a Buck” received plenty of attention shortly after its publication for a somewhat strange reason as these things go. The President of the United States…