What the 2018 Olympics really need

I’ll admit it.  I’ve barely watched a single moment of this year’s Winter Olympics.  Sure, I glanced at the opening ceremonies, always an eye-catcher.  I’ve oohed and aah-ed at the occasional luge wipeout and yes, Shaun White winning again is Continue reading

The good, the bad and the 7th annual over/under contest winner

The NFL calendar is officially over yet here we are again… talking about football. To finally put this season to rest, I thought I’d generate some discussion on the good and bad that was this football season, the pleasant surprises Continue reading

The worst of both worlds: Your Super Bowl LII Outcome Edition

Prepare yourselves, football fans.  The world is about to become a very different place. You see, Super Bowl Sunday is upon us and there’s a lot on the line, perhaps even more than in Super Bowls past. Sure, the Atlanta Continue reading

Sports Snobbery, Vol. 6: Super Bowls and Communists

I think I offended someone the other day.  He must have had delicate sensibilities. Since it’s Super Bowl week, I asked a complete stranger who he thought would win the big game.  I’m a sports fan and an outgoing sort Continue reading

How NOT to coach: A novella we’ll unfortunately never read

My trusty book supplier recently offered me a new book to review. I won’t bore you with the title but it’s an upcoming publication that includes inspirational insights from the most successful coaches in both college and professional sports.  Urban Continue reading

“Jaws is a horrible movie” said nobody ever… except for this one guy

I fear that we are in trouble as a people… for this younger generation has clearly lost their minds. This one gentleman in particular, in his early thirties, frequents my bar during happy hour from time to time.  He comes Continue reading