Michael Sam sacks Johnny Manziel!!! In other less important news, Sam Bradford is out for the season.

Sam sacks Manziel

This pre-season, two NFL players have been talked about more than any others.  Those two men are Michael Sam and Johnny Manziel.  (And BOOM!  Just by mentioning those two names in my opening paragraph, my website received a million more Continue reading

Barred Conversations: Johnny Manziel, Madonna, Moody Blues and Hall of Fame Worthiness

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

I was chatting up my local bartender after a mid-afternoon round of golf the other day when I stumbled onto yet another bizarre sports conversation. The gentleman pouring the drinks had a few years on me.  A replay of some Continue reading

#AskJameis campaign teaches lesson in cruelty and other ill-advised Twitter forum ideas

Twitter Jameis

Florida State University and its Heisman Trophy winning quarterback, Jameis Winston, recently realized that Twitter can have more of a bite than Shark Week. In keeping with the 21st century, someone in charge of the Florida State athletic brain trust Continue reading

Mascots and prejudice: The ongoing saga of the Washington Redskins

washington redskins logo

I’ve got an old friend whose name is Dan Gleason.  We used to call him “Rocket” Dan.  Despite being one of the elder statesmen among our merry band of bar-dwelling, hoop-shooting Gator fans, Dan had a solid game and a Continue reading

A house party I’d rather not attend

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I recently celebrated a birthday.  Somewhat surprisingly Johnny Manziel did not attend the festivities.  Apparently he didn’t get the memo. There was once a time where many of us reveled in the opportunity to meet famous people.  Some of us Continue reading

Ed O’Bannon’s and Manuel Noriega’s Call of Duty

Call of Duty

There was once a time not long ago when Ed O’Bannon and Manuel Noriega were the talk of the nation, both for different reasons.  Today they have something else in common. Ed O’Bannon, and his brother Charles, were once all Continue reading

Johnny Manziel and the Cleveland honeymoon

2014 NFL Draft

I’ve never been married but I hear honeymoons can be nice.  They’ve got heart-shaped beds, full-body massages and champagne and strawberries fed to you on a whim. I mean, that’s what happens, right? No? Okay, so maybe I’ve been misled. Continue reading

The Twitterverse roasts Jameis Winston and his sticky fingers

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I’m sorry, people. I’m just having too much fun with this whole Twitter thing. When someone told me Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston was cited for shoplifting crab legs out of a Tallahassee Publix, I immediately Continue reading