She said it was a smarmy PR move designed to assuage the franchise’s guilt over making Bartman a scapegoat for the club’s century of failures before finally winning it all last season. Bartman, who avoided the limelight after the incident, was just one of many fans reaching for the foul ball that night, Cohn noted.
The ring is a “peace offering that doesn’t erase 14 years of hell for this guy who had one moment where his brain didn’t work, he did the wrong thing,” Cohn said. “Moises Alou would say later he wasn’t able to catch the ball anyway. This is about Cubs fans’ guilt, giving him this ring. This is for you, Cubs fans. It’s not to help Steve Bartman. He doesn’t get those 14 years back. I thought it was a stupid move.”
You know what? I enjoyed Cohn’s rant. It was honest and authentic. In fact, I’d like to see more “SportsCenter” anchors call BS when they feel as strongly about a story as Cohn did about Bartman’s bogus ring.
During the network’s recent layoffs of 100 on-air personnel, she told Justin Terranova of the New York Post she’s unsure of her future at the Worldwide Leader. She has just one year left on her contract.
The Dodgers’ win moved them to 77-32 this season, and they are 42-7 in their last 49 games. Barring injury, they are in great shape to make the World Series run they crave.
The Astros beat the Blue Jays 16-7, setting a franchise record by scoring 15-plus runs for the fifth time this season. Houston accomplished the feat without George Springer, Jose Altuve or Carlos Correa in the lineup. It’s the first time since 2014 the Astros played a game without at least one of them in the lineup.
Tyler White led the Astros with four hits, three NFL Jerseys Cheap runs scored, two home runs and five RBIs. Yuli Gurriel and Josh Reddick added Lsu Cheap Jerseys three hits apiece.