About the Author

Dan Holmes

Dan Holmes has written three books about sports. He previously worked for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Major League Baseball. He enjoys writing, running, and lemon bars. He lives near Lake Michigan with his daughters and usually has an orange cream soda nearby.

The Case for Justin Verlander for AL Cy Young Award

July 14, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

A Cy Young Award winner gains respect that follows him the balance of his career. A pitcher who wins the coveted award twice is in select company. But if a pitcher wins it three times, he’s in rarified air. Houston ace Justin Verlander, at 39, is in position to possibly capture a third American League […]

Beto O’Rourke Calls For Legalized Texas Sports Betting, Casino Gaming

April 21, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke, a former U.S. Congressman, for the first time has advocated for his state to legalize sports betting and casino gaming. During a press briefing in Dallas on Wednesday, O’Rourke called sports betting legislation “a very popular proposal” among Texans he’s meeting on the campaign trail. According to FiveThirtyEight, O’Rourke, a […]