Jordan Kobritz

Jordan Kobritz weighs in On Patriot’s Wells Report

Thoughts and musings on the Wells Report and its aftermath. Wells’ conclusion that it was “more probable than not” that low-level Patriots’ employees were playing fast and loose with the air pressure in the game balls used in this year’s AFC Championship game is typical NFLese.   It’s the legal equivalent of the “preponderance of the…

A-Rod, not your ordinary baseball player, by Jordan Kobritz

Jordan Kobritz

If Alex Rodriguez and tranquility are an oxymoron, then A-Rod and controversy are a tautology; they mean the same thing. It would take a book to chronicle all the controversies A-Rod has spawned in his illustrious career. The latest occurred last Saturday when he clubbed a game-winning home run against the Red Sox. The homer…

Barry Bonds was indicted for obstruction – a crime he never committed

Jordan Kobritz

Only a rich man can afford justice…and maybe not even thenThe eternal and disturbing saga involving Barry Bonds may finally be over. Last week the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Bonds’ conviction on obstruction of justice charges, putting to rest – hopefully for good – a sad and frightening chapter in our country’s history.…

NFL has yet to mandate use of metal detectors

A day at the ballpark now begins like an airplane flight. Major League Baseball required all 30 teams to install metal detectors at their entrance gates prior to the beginning of the 2015 season. A few teams installed metal detectors last year and many others had security measures that required fans to undergo bag checks…

Fried Concoctions courtesy of the Texas Rangers – by Jordan Kobritz

Jordan Kobritz

Ballpark concessions are as much a part of the baseball experience as foul balls and autographs. And if you want to challenge your inner gastronomical self, a number of new and creative concession items are available at ballparks around the country. Some may sound appealing, others revolting depending on your constitution. The Texas Rangers introduced…

Women’s NWHL set to launch for 2015-16 – by Jordan Kobritz

Jordan Kobritz

In case you missed it, there’s another women’s professional sports league on the horizon. Thanks to the yeoman efforts of a former Division I hockey player, Dani Rylan, the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) is set to launch for the 2015-16 season. The league will debut with four teams – the Boston Pride, The Buffalo…