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I'll always be conflicted about Golf, The Masters, Augusta National and Tiger Woods

I'll always be conflicted about Golf, The Masters, Augusta National and Tiger Woods
The year was 1965. I was thirteen years old and in junior high. I spent my summer making the big bucks by being a caddie. By big bucks, I mean four dollars for carrying a heavy bag for eighteen holes in the hot sun. Since it takes about four hours to play a round of... Read more »

Another opening day, another Spring

Another opening day, another Spring
Little darling, it’s been a long cold lonely winter Little darling, it feels like years since it’s been here Here comes the sun Here comes the sun, and I say It’s all right It really was a long cold winter. You haven’t forgotten the Polar Vortex, have you? But, here’s some good news. Baseball is... Read more »

How's your NCAA Basketball tournament bracket doing?

How's your NCAA Basketball tournament bracket doing?
The first round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament is in the books. How’s it going for you? Is your bracket busted yet? It seems as if every year, all I hear is tales of woe over a team that lost. Even worse is the whining over multiple teams are out. Dead brackets on the first weekend. I... Read more »
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The week in review: March Madness edition

The tournament committee pretends that they don't try to set up big stories or interesting match-ups. LIARS! Why else would they have Minnesota, coached by Richard Pitino, play Louisville, where his dad coached and was fired in disgrace, in the opening game. Yeah, no drama here!
The big news this week is the start of the NCAA Basketball tournament. For the next three weeks the sports world will focus on college basketball and the race to get to the Final Four, in Minneapolis. March Madness is here. Let’s take a peek at some of the teams and stories around the big... Read more »

The Chicago Cubs don't make it easy to be a fan

The Chicago Cubs don't make it easy to be a fan
I have a simple philosophy. I keep my political leanings and my entertainment choices separate. It’s cleaner that way. Everyone should do this. If you don’t, liberals would never be able to watch golf. Conservatives only music choices would be listening to Ted Nugent and Kid Rock. Their television would be tuned in to “Charles... Read more »

Remembering Frank Robinson: Childhood memories are the best

Remembering Frank Robinson: Childhood memories are the best
My brain works in a mysterious way. Yeah, I know that those of you who read this blog regularly are thinking, no kidding. That’s not what I’m talking about here. It’s more about how I process memories. Long term remembrances are no problem. I can tell you about events that happened fifty years ago in great... Read more »
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Did New Orleans Saints fans suing the NFL lose their grip on reality?

Did New Orleans Saints fans suing the NFL lose their grip on reality?
Let’s start with the answer to the question: YES!!! They’re so far removed from what’s reality, that they can’t see reality! If you’ve been hiding for the last few days, let me catch you up to what you missed. The Saints hosted the Los Angeles Ram last Sunday, in the NFC championship game. The winner... Read more »

Homeless man helps Kansas City Chiefs player get to his game

Homeless man helps Kansas City Chiefs player get to his game
Last Saturday, Jeff Allen was driving on U.S. Highway 40. At the same time, Dave Cochran was driving along the same road. That’s all the two men had in common. Fate made them meet up on a snowy day in Kansas City. Allen, who is from Chicago and went to both King High School and... Read more »

Vanderbilt football player Turner Cockrell dies of Melanoma

Vanderbilt football player Turner Cockrell dies of Melanoma
Ernie Davis. Freddie Steinmark. Joe Roth. Sal Aunese. The foursome had two things in common. All four were major college football players. All four died of cancer. Sadly, they were joined by Vanderbilt University Tight End Turner Cockrell. He died on November 29th, after a year long battle with Melanoma. Cockrell was first diagnosed in... Read more »
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It's time to expand the college football playoffs to eight teams

It's time to expand the college football playoffs to eight teams
It starts on December 29th. The locales are Miami and Dallas. The Orange and Cotton Bowl games. The playoffs for the college football national championship begins. Alabama vs Oklahoma. Clemson vs Notre Dame. The more things in college football change, the more they stay the same. In the five years since the football playoffs began,... Read more »
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