Home run science – I always thought that the ball traveled farther when its a fastball. Wrong. Backspin is the key. “A batted fastball also has batted backspin when it is hit optimally, but it can’t have as much batted backspin as a curveball, because a curveball already has backspin when it gets to the bat. You don’t have to produce as much with the bat and you don’t have to give up as much batted speed.” Batted fastballs create drag. (Kansas City Star)
Very emotional times.
Greg Hardy was arrested for cocaine possession in Texas Sunday night.
A wonderful tribute.
Gregg Popovich respects those protesting the national anthem.
You get a ring! You get a ring!
Jimmer is doing things in China.
We’ve railed against the silliness of preseason polls and early September polls. Everyone understands that sweeping generalizations (…)