Book Review: The Whalers

Book Review by Budd Bailey Ah, the Hartford Whalers. Or, as they were once called by Boston Globe hockey writer Kevin Dupont, “The Forever .500 Whalers.” The Whalers were around…

Book Review: 1972

Review by Budd Bailey Authors don’t often have the chance to take a second swing at a subject. It turns out that Scott Morrison is an exception. Back in 1989,…

Book Review: The War

Review by Budd Bailey I hope you’ll excuse a quick personal story about the 1985 fight between Marvelous Marvin Hagler and Thomas Hearns, which is at the center of Don…

Review: So Help Me Golf

Review by Budd Bailey There’s always an argument brewing when the subject of “America’s best sportswriter” comes up. There are plenty of names that could be tossed around. Such a…

Book Review: Tiger & Phil

Review by Budd Bailey We love our rivalries in sports. The concept probably started in the 19th century, when the team in my town challenged the team from the town…