Elena Kagan used to swing a mean softball bat, but the ante is upped now that she's a Supreme Court nominee who's taken a swing at the NFL. Courtside Seat weighs in on the Coyotes and Mark Cuban, too.
Jerry Reinsdorf's pretty powers of persuasion. Barry Bonds' long layover in limbo. The New Orleans Saints' unpalatable prescription pills. The view is great from a Courtside Seat.
It might take miracles of biblical proportions for Charles Rogers to pay back the Lions and Rich Rodriguez to pay off his debts. That's the view from the Courtside Seat, anyway.
What would George Halas have done? Probably the same thing his team did when the Bears got conned recently. Ain't the life of sports and the law grand?
Public embarrassments, silly excuses, brutal litigation ... you gotta love the prisms through which Lester Munson views the world of sports.
For now, Monday's court decision preserves the status quo for hockey in Phoenix. But the jury is still out on whether that's a good thing.