Jerry Koosman is going to jail

222 wins and now 210 losses. A federal judge in Madison has sentenced a former New York Mets star pitcher to six months in prison for not paying his taxes. Prosecutors say Jerry Koosman, a former all-star who helped the Mets win the 1969 World Series, didn’t pay federal income taxes for 2002, 2003 and […]

Lenny Dykstra is the best

The latest from Lenny Dykstra’s bankruptcy: As for his business plan, Dykstra testified that Louis Vuitton has promised to commit $10 million to take a 49 percent stake in the relaunch of his Players Club Magazine, with plans to expand it in Europe. The Players Club is a publication meant to help professional athletes manage […]

My Morning in Exile

It’s ShysterDaughter’s first day of kindergarten today. It’s afternoon kindergarten, so I’m going to bust out of here soon to go be that dad who stands at the bus stop taking pictures and holding back tears as my kid rolls her eyes. I’ll be back later this afternoon, however. In the meantime: The Rays didn’t […]

And That Happened

Giants 4, Phillies 0: See a Penny, pick it up, and all the day you’ll have good luck (8 IP, 5 H, 0 ER). Padres 7, Nationals 0: The Nats hit two first-inning singles off Kevin Correia, but then he set down 19 in a row. This awful stretch the Nats are in has likely […]