Archive for April 2012

During the NHL Playoffs trashtalk, trash get "picked up"

During the NHL Playoffs trashtalk, trash get "picked up"
There’s an old joke that used to float around eastern Pennsylvania when I was a kid, and I know it by heart. Along with knowing who Jim O’Brien and Jerry Penacoli were, this joke is a test of your local cred if you grew up between 1980 and 2008, the two times the Phillies won... Read more »

Noel Gallagher of Oasis talks sports with a Sports Blogger

Noel Gallagher of Oasis talks sports with a Sports Blogger
Bloggers get to do cool things sometimes. One of Chicago Now’s mommy bloggers just interviewed President Obama in the last few weeks. Others write in newspapers like Extra, RedEye, the Trib and the Sun-Times. Some write columns for sports websites and magazines about everything from NHL hockey to bowling to roller derby. And many get... Read more »

Sports in Film: A Look Back at Four Duds

Sports in Film: A Look Back at Four Duds
Around New Years, I gave my bit on the ten best sports films of the last 20 years. Here are the “Big 4” in my opinion that fumbled it the worst with bad acting, belabored agendas, and unnecessary hype. 1. Ali (2001) – Boxing Michael Mann’s 3-hour epic about one of the greatest and most... Read more »
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