Archive for January, 2012

I had this day planned out perfectly.  I got up early and set the DVR to record both big all-star games for the day.  First, the NHL would bring out the best in hockey to do battle.  After they were done slugging it out, the NFL stars would take the field like the mighty gladiators […]

Some sports were made to be watched in person.  Have you noticed that?  I mean, all sports are better in person than on TV, but most are still nearly as exciting to watch on TV, thanks to modern technology.  Take football, for instance.  It’s great to see the game in person.  The pre-game tailgate parties, […]

I decided to wait an extra day to talk about Sunday’s games because I didn’t want it to appear that I was eager to gloat.  You see, I’m not the kind of guy that goes around bragging when I’m right.  So the last thing I want to do is start pointing out the things that […]

Okay, I’ve put this off long enough.  The conference finals are upon us and I’ve got to make my predictions.  Shouldn’t be a problem, right?  RIIIIIIGHT!  ( A little Dr. Evil humor there!!) In recent years, it hasn’t been too difficult to pick the two winners for these games.  Usually a team (or two) has […]

RAMS TO OPEN SEASON IN LONDON!  I just had the say that out loud again.  When I first heard it this morning, I was sure that I’d heard it wrong.  Oh, I know the NFL is trying everything to get the rest of the world to join in on our fun…to teach them why we […]

Well the Divisional playoffs have concluded and, after watching nearly twelve hours of football, I learned two valuable lessons. 1)      I’ve got the AFC dialed in really well.  The NFC…..not so much! 2)      A team with a powerhouse offense and a mediocre defense needs to be on top of their game to beat a good […]

NFL playoffs!  Just saying that out loud gets the blood flowing, doesn’t it?  I mean, is there a better time of the year for true sports fans than the NFL playoffs?  All of the fantasy football leagues have finished, so we can now go back to rooting for actual teams instead of individual players.  The […]