Thanksgiving, gratitude and too many grocery items in the express line

I saw the most bizarre thing at the supermarket the other afternoon. I rolled out of bed and ran out to grab some healthy grub before my lengthy, pre-Thanksgiving shift at the pub. After a quick run through the market, Continue reading

Odell Beckham, Jr. channels his inner Cousin Eddie

This past Sunday, the as-of-yet undefeated New England Patriots took on the young, upstart, great on paper but as-of-yet, highly underachieving Cleveland Browns.  As expected, the Patriots won the game rather handily. After a hard fought, physical battle, it is Continue reading

“How do you feel about female sports broadcasters” and other impertinent questions still asked in 2019

Let’s just say I had a conversation the other day about sports. Oh, but it was so much more than that. For the sake of anonymity, I will not say where and when this conversation took place, nor with whom Continue reading

Is It Better to Have Lucked and Lost: The Inherent Difficulty in Measuring Y’ant To

Despite the healthy paycheck and inherent fringe benefits, presiding as general manager over a professional sports team can be a tremendously, risky endeavor. Just like Forrest Gump’s mother used to preach… life is like a box of chocolates. You never Continue reading

Tales from the Hard Rock, Vol. 5: The high hand and the jinx

I visited my local Hard Rock the other night a little earlier than normal. Some friends and I were slated to play some golf that afternoon but as anyone who lives in the immediate Tampa Bay area will tell you, Continue reading

Hooper: A Long-awaited, Better Late Than Never Dubsism Blog-A-Thon review

Burt Reynolds passed away last year. I thought about writing a proper tribute when it happened but I figured I’d leave that to the super fans. Growing up, I wouldn’t necessarily say I was a huge Burt Reynolds fan. That Continue reading

The United Nations Has Officially Lost Their Minds

I once thought I wanted to work for the United Nations.  Or perhaps even the State Department or CIA. Many moons ago, I received multiple degrees in political science and international studies from the University of Florida. I had passed Continue reading

Draymond Green and Brooks Koepka: Two Tales of Confidence Brimming

Confidence is a really bad movie starring Edward Burns.  If I remember the plot correctly, Burns plays a con artist who’s trying to pull off the scam of his life.  The film features a number of twists and rather predictable Continue reading