Bonds loses collusion case

MLB won their arbitration case today against Barry Bonds. The arbiter ruled that MLB did not collude to keep Bonds off of a major league roster. Deadspin suggests that this is good for Bonds, as he'll slowly work his way back into baseball, and indeed has been doing some work with the Giants. It would…

Chase Utley to the HOF?

Fivethirtyeight had a great post about Chase Utley and his chances to get inducted into the HOF. Based on JAWS, Jay Jaffe's system for evaluating a player's peak in terms of WAR, Utley is one of the very best second basemen of all time. The article compares his peak to that of Jackie Robinson, which…

News on Madden

I found this gem of an article that highlights some of the major gameplay changes in Madden 16.  QB inaccuracy and more penalties are two that leap out at me as important and useful; it also sounds like wide receivers will play defensive backs more intelligently. The news is equally good for Franchise mode, although it…

So long, Connor Shaw

This is something of a shame, but Shaw's career as a Brown is most likely over thanks to a thumb injury. I thought Shaw looked pretty decent last season, but Manziel is the clear no. 2 with McCown as the clear no. 1, and as DBN pointed out, it's just not that likely that the Browns…

Holy cash dump, Batman!

Kevin, I hope you enjoy the overpaid carcasses of Michael Bourn and Nick Swisher. Hopefully, this gives Cleveland some payroll flexibility in the offseason to pay players who aren't overrated (Bourn) or underperforming (Swisher).

Cisco AnyConnect And Windows 10

If you try to connect to your VPN using Cisco AnyConnect and get the following error after upgrading to Windows 10: The Client Agent has encountered an error. The fix is simple, and is the same one as for Windows 8:  open regedit and go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\vpnva.  In there, modify the DisplayName key so that it…