Hicks in hock

The Rangers’ financial woes continue: Amid increased internet chatter Wednesday that Tom Hicks’ sports group – Hicks Sports Group – financial woes are deepening and that the club has borrowed money from MLB’s rainy-day fund, team officials took a strange approach. They went silent. The chatter arose Wednesday after a local blog reported hearing on […]

Jim Leyritz continues to impress

Beautiful: Former major leaguer Jim Leyritz was arrested Thursday in South Florida on charges of domestic battery against his ex-wife, just two months before his trial on a DUI manslaughter charge was set to begin. Leyritz, 45, was arrested at his home in Davie, a Fort Lauderdale suburb, a police report said. He was being […]

Minnesota Ice

I love Joe Mauer, but I’m guessing he’s got no flow: Joe Mauer is from Minnesota. He is white. He plays Major League Baseball. He is considered something of a pretty boy. None of these four things outlaws him from practicing his secret hobby. All of them combined into one 6-foot-5, sideburn-wearing, .400-flirting catcher, however, […]

My Morning in Exile

Things I wrote while trying to decide whether it would worse to be a lawyer handling the Michael Jackson estate or a lawyer having to tell this woman’s family that, no, there probably isn’t a viable products liability lawsuit coming out of this. Wait, that’s crazy. Guys will be lining up to file that lawsuit, […]

And That Happened

A pinch is a device which creates, like, a cardiac arrest for any broadband electrical circuitry. Better yet, a pinch is a bomb – now, but without the bomb. See, when a nuclear weapon detonates, it unleashes an electromagnetic pulse which shuts down any power source within its blast radius. Now that tends not to […]