Matthew Kastel



Apr 10, 2019
As another baseball season is upon us, it is fitting to note that baseball, our traditional national pastime, is teaming up with our modern national pastime, political correctness.


Mar 14, 2019
From Presidents throwing out first pitches, to the seventh inning stretch being allegedly invented by President Taft by happenstance, politicos seem to love baseball. But how about the times baseball has shaped public policy?


Feb 15, 2019
Excessive politics in places that don’t require politics have become a type of cultural poison that are turning Americans against each other for no particular reason. I long for the day that the only difference that matters again at a sporting event is the final score.


Jan 18, 2019
If recent history repeats itself, on January 22 when the Baseball Hall of Fame announces its new class, odds are Curt Schilling will not be among the new inductees.


Dec 28, 2018
Ironically, as the MeToo Movement and female empowerment crusade hits its zenith, female sports as we know it is facing a disruptive force that is disadvantaging women.


Dec 6, 2018
How about a five-minute penalty for roughing in a hockey game, and then jail time to complete the penalty? Farfetched?


Nov 20, 2018
As a head college football coach, Mike Gundy has the opportunity to teach, motivate, and inspire the next generation of young men.


Oct 30, 2018
According to Hollywood, the NFL isn’t politicized enough. And because of this, the NFL has just become the perfect metaphor for modern American politics.

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