The long and winding road to a home Game Seven: A play-by-play

Mrazek

Saturday, Apr. 25 11:57 pm – The Tampa Bay Lightning had just lost Game Five at home.  Confidently, I send a text to Dr. Milhouse that reads simply “I want a game seven ticket.”  The odds suggest there is no Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 34: Draft picks, cookie monsters and the last great boxing match any of us will ever see

chumpservations new height

Draft Picks Gone Bad You see some disturbing things while surfing the internet but this week, disturbing just kicked it up a notch. I don’t know whether draft busts Sam Bowie or Ryan Leaf have ever sunk so low as Continue reading

Sights and sounds from Red Wings-Lightning Stanley Cup Playoffs Game One

One gets through

I’m no newbie to the NHL Playoffs.  Although I’m much more of a baseball, basketball and football fan, the Stanley Cup has spent some time in the Tampa Bay area.  And what kind of sports fan would I be if Continue reading

Bad NBA teams! Bad!

Sixers are bad

“A fool and his money are soon parted” Dr. John Bridges If I’ve learned anything from gambling on the NBA these past few days, it’s that this year’s Assocation boasts some REALLY bad teams.  And I mean BAD.  Stinkeroos.  Teams Continue reading

Operation Bruin-Puke or How I Spent My Sunday at the Amalie Vomitorium

Bruins fans

The following is a true story. I repeat.  The following is a true story. I mention that twice because you won’t believe this actually happened. So fasten your seatbelts.  Oh, and you might want to grab a moist towelette in Continue reading

The beauty of calling upsets in March

NC State upsets Villanova

Here’s a little known fact.  When Andy Williams sang “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” he was not actually referring to Christmastime.  He was referring to March Madness and the NCAA Tournament. After all, it makes perfect sense. Continue reading