Book Review: Up & Down

Review by Budd Bailey “Up & Down” gives us the chance to talk about the curious case (and accompanying autobiography) of golfer Bubba Watson. Here’s someone who is almost tailor-made…

Book Review: The Master

Review by Budd Bailey The number of people that hate Roger Federer must be close to absolute zero. Yes, there might be a couple of tennis fans in Spain or…

Book Review: Loserville

Review by Budd Bailey Any discussion about a book called “Loserville” must start with its title. If you only knew that a sports volume was coming out by that name,…

Review: Wish It Lasted Forever

Review by Budd Bailey Dan Shaughnessy can be a tough sportswriter some times. That’s a little more rare than you might think. Criticism of sports figures has become increasingly rare,…

Review: Finding Murph

Review by Budd Bailey “Finding Murph” is one sad story. It’s the latest in something of an informal series of articles and books on the problems in the form of…

Review: Papi

Review by Budd Bailey It’s time for another discussion about that literary phenomenon – the double autobiography. And the person in question is baseball standout David Ortiz. Fans of the…

Book Review: The Ice Bowl

Review by Budd Bailey Almost a year after the birth of the Super Bowl, the Ice Bowl was born. That became the unofficial nickname of the NFL Championship game of…