Some years ago, my interwebtacular partner in crime asked me to contribute to his series entitled Tales of Depression and Sorrow. In said pieces, J-Dub of Dubsism fame asks fans of a particular franchise to share in the misery of Continue reading →
“Anything is possible!” In 2008, Kevin Garnett shouted those words minutes after winning his first and only title as an NBA big man. Earlier that season, he and Ray Allen defected from their franchises to join Paul Pierce and others Continue reading →
Can you feel it, Rays fans? You know it’s coming; your clock is starting to tick louder and louder. It’s bad enough you have to live with the fact that your stadium, your attendance figures, your payroll and your team’s Continue reading →
Wednesday afternoon, 161 games into the Major League season with only one remaining, I was psyched at the possibility of attending a one-game playoff between the Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.
Rivalries are not born overnight. They must be genuine and not artificially created. The greatest historical, sports rivalries like Red Sox/Yankees, Ohio State/Michigan and Duke/North Carolina are built upon decades of competition and hatred. Memorable victories and devastating losses. Continue reading →