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Ambitious Canadian cheese lovers chase after the 11-pound Courtenay Cheddar cheese wheel at the seventh edition of the Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival. (CNW Group/100% Canadian Milk) (CNW Group/Dairy Farmers of Canada (Marketing))

FISH ON SPORTS: FIFA Arrests, NBA Wins and Wheels of Cheese!

Just like a federal official working the FIFA scandal who gets paid per arrest, it’s great to be here this week. In case you missed them, here are the stories that have been making headlines during the past seven days in the world of pro sports:   FISH ON SPORTS: FIFA Arrests, NBA Wins and Wheels of Cheese! SOCCER Scandal…

World Series - San Francisco Giants v Kansas City Royals - Game Two

Possible Kansas City Royals All-Stars Are Actually Good

On Tuesday, preliminary voting results for the American League all-star team were released, and five Kansas City Royals players are tops at their respective positions: catcher Salvador Perez, shortstop Alcides Escobar, third baseman Mike Moustakas, center fielder Lorenzo Cain, and left fielder Alex Gordon. The day before, Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie dropped a stink bomb at Yankee Stadium, giving up eight…

Jerry Reinsdorf

The Heavy Hand of Jerry Reinsdorf

Two things are eminently clear about Jerry Reinsdorf and his reign over the Chicago sports scene. He brings championships and a heavy hand.

World Series - San Francisco Giants v Kansas City Royals - Game Two

Kansas City Royals’ Struggles Means AL Central is Wide Open

At the beginning of the season, the American League Central was only supposed to be a three-team race, between the Detroit Tigers, the Kansas City Royals, and the Cleveland Indians. Around the beginning of May, it was looking like a two-team division featuring the Tigers and Royals, and up until about a week ago, it looked like the Royals division…

CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 24:  Trevor Bauer #47 of the Cleveland Indians pitches in the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Progressive Field on May 24, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Trevor Bauer Comes Full Circle

Trevor Bauer has been a star for a long time; the number 3 pick in the 2011 MLB draft, Bauer was a star at UCLA, toeing the rubber for the Bruins, and was projected to continue his dominance in the big leagues. Finally, in 2015, 3 years after his debut, Bauer is starting to pitch like the star he was…

during their game at Citi Field on May 17, 2015 in New York City.

Sensational Noah Syndergaard

The kid nicknamed “Thor” sure wielded his mighty hammer Wednesday afternoon, as the Mets swept the Phillies with a 7-0 win at Citi Field. Noah Syndergaard made his fourth Major League start, one that’s sure to be the talk of Mets fans and the local media for days. Syndergaard tossed 7 1/3 scoreless innings of six hit ball, striking out…

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