Recent Articles from Scott Pitoniak
Opining on Damar Hamlin’s inspirational milestone, nonagenarian Marv Levy’s wit, Women’s World Cup soccer
On Monday morning, another chapter in one of the most amazing comeback stories of all-time was written. Another emotional and mental hurdle was cleared.
The recent jet-skiing accident that resulted in Nyheim Hines’ season-ending knee ligament injury raises some intriguing legal questions about off-the-field activities professional athletes are prohibited from doing.
It’s fascinating to do a statistical comparison between Ruth and Ohtani at similar stages of their careers. Through 674 games, Ohtani has clubbed 162 homers, besting Ruth’s total by three.
Don’t look now, but the Baltimore Orioles trail the Tampa Bay Rays by just two games in the American League East.
Weaver’s reputation as an umpire’s worst nightmare was firmly established before he showed up in Rochester to lead the Wings to the International League pennant in 1966.
Whilst enjoying the journey of a lifetime through Scotland and England the past few weeks, I managed to unplug quite nicely. No easy feat for a recovering workaholic.
EDITOR’S NOTE: While RBJ sports columnist Scott Pitoniak is away this week, we offer this oldie-but-goodie column he wrote on Oct. 17, 2018.
EDITOR’S NOTE: While RBJ sports columnist Scott Pitoniak is away this week, we offer this oldie-but-goodie he wrote on June 17, 2016. As we walked toward a tavern beneath the elevated subway tracks near the new Yankee Stadium two summers ago, I took a detour across the street to Heritage Field, a vast, green expanse […]
Upon returning from World War II, Yogi Berra visited the New York Yankees clubhouse at the Big Ballpark in the Bronx wearing his Navy uniform. “That’s the Berra kid they’re talking about?” a skeptical bystander asked after laying eyes on the 5-foot-7, 190-pound catching prospect for the first time. “He doesn’t look like a ballplayer.” […]
If I’m Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane, I’m not signing DeAndre Hopkins unless I can convince the veteran wide receiver to accept an incentive-laden deal.
He had to tell me five times before I believed it. To do it on this hole on this stage is a lifelong dream. It can’t get any better. That’s it. I can retire. Good night.
Trevino’s longshot victory caught the world by surprise, but fellow pro Doug Sanders saw it coming.