Archive for the ‘Life Lessons’ Category

Although I haven’t written anything since January, I still receive requests for this one, first posted on Memorial Day of 2013 .  Here it is for you again:   To most people, Memorial Day marks the end of school, the beginning of summer, the season’s first full-blown BBQ party, or simply another reason to drink beer and […]

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What a whirlwind of controversy the past few weeks have brought to the NFL. That’s nothing new this time of year, with final cuts being made throughout the league. Yet this time around, the controversy is centered around one player. By now, we’ve all heard about Colin Kaepernick’s “boycott” of the national anthem, citing this […]


Although I haven’t touched the keyboard in many months, my post from Memorial Day of 2013 has always been a welcome repost.  Here it is for you again:     To most people, Memorial Day marks the end of school, the beginning of summer, the season’s first full-blown BBQ party, or simply another reason to […]


Last year at this time, I wrote about Memorial Day, and what it means to me.  I received a lot of positive feedback, so I thought I’d share it with you once more.  Enjoy!   MEMORIAL DAY – LET’S REMEMBER WHAT IT REALLY MEANS To most people, Memorial Day marks the end of school, the beginning […]


Considering that I’ve only made one post over the last 2 ½ months, you would have thought I’d slipped into hibernation mode. After all of the weird, stupid or just plain unbearable things that have gone on in that time, I kind of wished I’d had. Unfortunately, I’ve had to endure the same ridiculous stories […]


Once again, the Super Bowl Committee has proven themselves to be nothing more than the politicians that they have been criticizing.  They have also exposed themselves to be the hypocrites we all have known they are. How, you may ask?  Let me explain. Unless you’ve been living in a cave over the past two weeks, […]


Okay, so maybe that was a little bit harsh and mean spirited.  So let me take a moment to apologize to all of the scumbags out there.  Ryan Braun would have to improve as a human being to join your ranks. Look, I’m not naïve.  I know that as long as there are large pots […]


To most people, Memorial Day marks the end of school, the beginning of summer, the season’s first full-blown BBQ party, or simply another reason to drink beer and watch the ball game. It’s understandable, given that it coincides with the temperatures rising to summer proportions.  And let’s not forget, it’s a three-day weekend.  You can’t […]


I know what you’re thinking.  “This is a sports blog, not a political editorial blog.  What is he doing writing about the bombing in Boston?” Normally I would agree with you one hundred percent.  I have made it a rule to keep politics out of this web site.  This is, after all, all about sports.  […]


This week, the title should actually include the entire week, rather than just the weekend.  Read on to find out why. 1)      It’s not safe to be in the AP top ten this season! Every week we see at least one or two top ten teams get knocked off their perches, and this week was […]