#TBT: Barry Bonds hits 715 to pass Babe Ruth on homerun list 5/28/06

This Sports & Swag #TBT (Throwback Thursday) goes back in time exactly nine years to the day (May 28, 2006), to showcase Barry Bonds making history in passing the legendary Babe Ruth on Major League Baseball’s all-time homerun list. Of course, Bonds, who began his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates before moving on to finish his career playing for the San Francisco Giants, would go on to homer 47 more times to finish with 762. Despite breaking the record, many people who have deep connections with baseball still refuse to…

Without Derek Jeter is Eli Manning the new face of New York Sports?

As Derek Jeter prepares to play his last few games in Yankee pinstripes, fans of the Bronx Bombers and just New York sports fans in general are not just losing one of the greatest Yankees ever.¬† They’re also losing the face of New York City sports as we know it. Losing Jeter is bad enough, but not having a clear cut candidate to take up where he leaves off makes it a lot worse. Think about it. Who’s worthy enough for Jeter to pass the torch to? Certainly, no one…

Sports & Swag: Weekly Rewind 8/20/13

¬†Featuring: Broncos D without Von Miller…. A-Rod and Yankees battle Red Sox…. AP Poll: Bama almost unanimous #1…. Also, the Champ and Chump of the Week! If you’re like most, your preseason picks probably have the Denver Broncos penciled into Super Bowl 48. With good reason. Denver had a fantastic 2012 regular season, and have added even more ingredients to a recipe, that they hope gets them to their first Super Bowl since they took home the Lombardi Trophy in 1998. Unfortunately, one of the key ingredients in that recipe…

Sports & Swag: Weekly Rewind 8/6/13

Featuring: A-Rod, NFL Training Camp injuries, Johnny Manziel and 2 Guns movie review…. It’s very unfortunate for Major League baseball, that the biogenesis scandal is such a hot story right now. The Los Angeles Dodgers have one of the more intriguing, and unlikely success stories in years. Yasiel Puig.¬† The Dodgers are also red hot, winning 31 of their last 38 games (14 straight road victories) coming into tonight’s showdown against the St. Louis Cardinals. Along with the Dodgers, the Tampa Bay Rays are equally as hot and the Pittsburgh…