I went into Boston’s Chinatown Sunday afternoon and feasted upon Dim Sum. If you’re not familiar with this magnificent tradition, you’re missing out. It’s a buffet that comes to you, delighting your senses and satisfying your hunger with a savory variety of dumplings, rolls, and buns. Like football, it is best enjoyed on the weekend and in a pair of stretchy sweatpants. Inspired by this glorious meal, I am presenting to you Business Day One Dim Sum – a sampling of news from across the entirety of the sports world. And like Dim Sum, it should satisfy everybody.
Shrimp Dumpling: The New York Mets are not going to the playoffs. Their season ended with Tom Glavine allowing seven runs in a third of an inning, while one state over the Phillies put the finishing touches on a playoff clinching win. Mets Manager Willie Randolph is not going to get fired, nor should he. He’s a quality manager with a lot of experience that can handle the scathing New York media. There are going to be some off-seasons changes, to be sure, and the team taking the field next year will be markedly different. There’s a lot of great young talent on that team, but I think this year was their big shot and they slowly bled it out. Read More