Dan Mullen’s Relentless Effort

Football season is approaching.  Mmmmmmmm! Springtime is here which means it’s that time of year when head football coaches of major college programs go on statewide tours to promote their program and get fans fired up for the upcoming season.  Continue reading

The Final Four… Series: NBA Playoffs in Full Effect

With my brand, new car in the shop needing, wait for it, a whole new engine, #HyundaiBuyerBeware, what better time to catch up on some NBA Playoffs?  I wasn’t driving anywhere so I grabbed the remote, cracked open a bottle Continue reading

Kawhi Leonard and Carlos Santana: Separated at Birth, Masters of their Domain

“It is the unemotional, reserved, calm, detached warrior who wins, not the hothead seeking vengeance and not the ambitious seeker of fortune.” Sun Tzu, The Art of War I saw Carlos Santana in concert last week.  This year, he will Continue reading

Closing thoughts from an embittered Lightning fan (Parental Advisory Explicit Lyrics)

“There’s no comfort in the truth, pain is all you’ll find” -George Michael, Careless Whisper   Please allow me to vent.  And if you live in the Tampa Bay area and have just suffered through the highest of highs only Continue reading

And the best song of the 1980s is…

I love lists.  I am drawn to them like a moth to a flame.  An eternal flame. When Sirius/XM and Billboard decided they were going to take an entire weekend and count down the top 500 songs of the 1980s, Continue reading

Auburn Wins Sex Tournament: A Tale of Unfortunate Yet Hysterical Misspelling

I’ve worked in television stations before.  I grew up in a journalist’s household and have been in and out of literally countless newsrooms for most of my life. I understand the rigors of putting together a successful news broadcast.  Like Continue reading

Hunches in bunches

Gamblers love a good hunch.  Considering I’m a gambler, by the associative property of hopefully successful wagering, I also love a good hunch. Perhaps my favorite hunch of all-time came many moons ago on one of my annual, drug-induced visits Continue reading

The Great Lakers Disconnect

Back in my corporate days, I used to play interleague softball for my company team.  This was just shy of 20 years ago.  It also happens to be the last time I played organized baseball or softball of any sort.  Continue reading

Point CounterPoint – The Tampa Bay Lightning Will Win The Stanley Cup by J-Dub and SportsChump

By J-Dub and SportsChump J-Dub doesn’t know what being a sports fan in Tampa means, but SportsChump has filled and entire corner of the interwebz with that angst.  Imagine what your sporting fandom must be like with a steady diet Continue reading