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The Conscience of Thoroughbred Racing

Author: Marc Lawrence

BOLTS ARE CHARGED UP

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — There is still time to tinker around the edges of rosters, but by and large, the biggest needle-moving changes have

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BIEBER FEVER: CATCH IT

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — Guardians pitcher Shane Bieber is 10-2 in his career team starts against the Twins, including 6-0 at home. Bieber is

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GODFATHERS IN SPORTS

BY Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSportscom — Mike Freeman of the USA TODAY put it best when he opined, “We all know what NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

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ELEMENTARY DEAR WATSON

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — For good or bad, we are rounding a corner with the Deshaun Watson issues, at least when it comes to

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SOUTH BEACHED

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — NY Mets hurler Chris Bassitt sports a 5.58 ERA and a 1.31 WHIP away as opposed to a 3.16 ERA

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THREE EGGS UP

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — When Seattle sends Marco Gonzales to the hill against James Kaprielian and the Athletics this evening they will do so

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YU DA MAN

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — San Diego’s Yu Darvish is 4-1 with a 1.35 ERA and a 0.60 WHIP at home this season. He’s also

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THE FISHER KING

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — When Jeff Fisher’s 1-8 Michigan Panthers close to the USFL regular season against the 1-8 Pittsburgh Maulers, it’s safe to

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AMAZING BUT TRUE

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — For the first time in NBA history, every game in the NBA Finals was a double-digit margin by the winning

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J-E-T-S JETS! JETS! JETS!

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — More bets have been placed on the Jets to win the Super Bowl than any team besides the Bills, and

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MONEY…MONEY…MONEY

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — With its latest deal, the NFL can raise a glass to another milestone. A pact with California winemaker E. &

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GAITWAY TO THE FUTURE

By Ken Weingartner, USTA Media — Julie Miller had numerous reasons to feel good following Monday’s second week of qualifiers for 2-year-olds at Gaitway Farm. The

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TAKE JACK DEL RIO, PLEASE

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — To quote my sister, “Dust-Up my ass!” It is the classic case of someone speaking on record without weighing the

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MAKING THE CLIMB

By Marc Lawrence, Playbooksports.com Boston’s Rich Hill sports a 2.45 ERA with a 0.92 WHIP away as opposed to an 8.04 ERA along with a

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CEASE AND DESIST TODAY

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — White Sox pitcher Dylan Cease appears to have slipped a cotter pin. After compiling a great 1.00 WHIP in his

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