"Upton on Sports" Blog by Larry Upton

Recent articles...

"I'M READY TO CHANGE" (July 1st).........
07/01/2016 @ 08:55 AM
"Incredible" - NFL's poster boy for what's wrong in sports set July 1st as the date for cleaning up his life - deadline for "sobriety" - but first he needs one more "blast" with friends at a Mexico mansion.. is that too much to ask?


"PROVE YOUR INNOCENT!".........
06/30/2016 @ 08:28 AM
You want "Olympic Gold" - prove to us you "don't take drugs"....that's the new cry of the International Olympic Committee. Kenyon athletes must undergo additional drug test before competing in Rio......


"GIVE IT A REST".........
06/29/2016 @ 09:32 AM
A 60 plus year old man decides to go from male to female and magazines are falling over each other putting him/her on covers - enough of this foolishness...who really cares? I for one don't....


"SHE'S NOT WASTING ANY TIME"........
06/27/2016 @ 07:43 PM
The "Queen" of Women's Tennis is heading back to school - banned from playing in tournaments for the next two years she's enrolled At Harvard - taking business courses. She's kissed tennis tours goodbye (for now)...


"SPORTS WILL NEVER BE THE SAME"........
06/26/2016 @ 11:37 AM
It doesn't matter what "generation" your from. Like everything else in this world sports will continue to "evolve" - technology continues to change the industry. Its impact enormous. Its changed how games are not only watched but "played"......


"BRAIN JOCKS"
06/25/2016 @ 11:57 AM
If your out of work - needing a job - look closely at this "help wanted" ad - see what "skills" are in demand. Seems there's a demand for "Brain Jocks" - are mental games a "sport" - seems in 2016 they are.


"THE DARK SIDE".......
06/25/2016 @ 08:32 AM
Al-Jazerra TV network aired in January a documentary about drug use by NFL players - league officials paid attention - they jumped right in with an investigation - was that a legitimate sport report or anti-American propaganda?


AINGE - "ANOTHER AUERBACH?".........
06/23/2016 @ 08:21 AM
Impossible - Danny Ainge another Red Auerbach? What could they have in common? Bloodlines - Basketball DNA - Celtic Green - both maniacal competitors skilled at evaluating basketball players? Last night was NBA Draft time.........


"ARE NBA FINALS RIGGED?"......
06/22/2016 @ 12:58 PM
NBA Finals are over - Cleveland Cav's won - but here's the big question - "Are NBA Games rigged?" A former NBA ref say's "YES"- he should know - he went to prison for controlling point spreads in games he officiated - did it calling foul shots.


"LOVABLE LOSERS".........
06/22/2016 @ 09:09 AM
When baseball season ends this is the only sign Chicago Cub fans want to see lit up outside Wrigley Field announcing to the world they just won the 2016 World Series - "Billy Goat" curse shattered forever .........