National Football League Preview: It’s All About Health

By |2017-08-24T09:04:14+00:00August 21st, 2017|Football, Health, Sports|

Mercifully, the National Football League season is almost upon us. Real games are only 11 days away. As the great blogger PFT Commenter asks, how are you preparing for the NFL season? I have written before about injuries in the NBA. Today, let's turn our focus to the National Football League. Michael Lombardi, the former General Manager of the Oakland Raiders and Cleveland Browns and an assistant to Bill Belichick in New England, tweeted an eloquent yet simple message today. Lombardi wrote: To get good at football, you've got to practice football; unfortunately, there's seemingly no way to play football [...]

Healthy Pitchers Lead to Winning Teams

By |2017-07-18T14:12:49+00:00July 16th, 2017|Baseball, Sports|

There is nothing more important than the health of a team. In Major League Baseball, it is extremely challenging to build depth. This is especially true with slotted spending in the draft and in Latin America. Thus, it is hard to find anything more than a replacement-level player or worse to fill in for an injured player, the 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers notwithstanding. Tommy John Last year, according to Jeff Zimmerman of The Hardball Times more days were lost to the Disabled List (DL) than at any other time since he began collecting data in 2002. Last year, pitchers lost [...]