Cook’s 2017 Reds Recap

When you’ve spent as many years as I have on God’s green earth and watching professional sports because you’re unable to participate, you go through your share of seasons that really don’t matter. Your team is completely and utterly irrelevant, with nothing to contribute to the story of their league’s season. The Cincinnati Reds have…

Rockin’ It For The Rockies

With the Cincinnati Reds showing some youthful vigor but still way out of the playoff hunt, I find myself looking for a team to support during the 2017 MLB Playoff Race. Last year I didn’t really bother picking a team because I still had some hopes for my college, fantasy & professional football teams and…

What’s In A Number?

Brandon Phillips was the Cincinnati Reds’ starting second baseman from April 2006 until the day he was traded to the Atlanta Braves in February 2017. Throughout his time with the Reds, BP was one of the most popular and productive members of the roster. He won four Gold Glove Awards, made three All-Star Games, won…

THE USB Baseball 2017 Midseason Report

Hi, hello & welcome back to THE USB Baseball Report! It’s been awhile since I’ve done one of these things…with Predator hockey season lasting longer than usual, pro wrestling taking up more of my writing time these days and the Reds being uninspiring for most of the season, I haven’t had the time or the…

Versus Pittsburgh

Let’s travel back in time to the summer of 2012, when I was doing a weekly sports podcast with my good buddy Trent the Penguin. One of the gimmicks was that Penguin would do a hockey update and I would have no idea what the heck he was talking about. See, the extent of my…

THE USB Baseball Report: 2017 Prediction Edition

Hi, hello & welcome to THE USB Baseball Report: 2017 Prediction Edition! As those of you diehard baseball fans know, most of the preseason preview magazines that come out and are awesome to read feature horrible predictions. I feel a certain obligation to predict records & placement in divisions & playoffs & World Series thanks…

THE USB Baseball Report: Preseason Edition

Hi, hello and welcome back to THE USB Baseball Report! We’re a week away from Opening Day, so now’s as good a time as any to talk about some of the things that went down while you were paying attention to other sports while looking at what the immediate future might hold for America’s Pastime.…