Funny things happen when you grow up a sports fan. In our misspent youth, we randomly cheer for players or teams without giving it a second thought.
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Tagged AL East, American League, American League Division Series, Bill Buckner, Boston Red Sox, Calvin Schiraldi, Carl Yastrzemski, Gregg Nettles, New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays, Tropicana Field |
I’m about to say something utterly ridiculous. I am currently rooting for Alex Rodriguez.
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Tagged Alex Rodriguez, Barry Bonds, Biogenesis, Goodfellas, Henry Hill, Jay Mohr, Jose Canseco, Manny Ramirez, Mark McGwire, MLB, New York Yankees, Pete Rose, Rafael Palmeiro, Ryan Braun, Sammy Sosa, Steroids, Trenton Thunder |
HAIL 1 point – NBA Winning Streaks I don’t recall that last time we saw double-digit winning streaks by four different teams in a single NBA season.
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Tagged Atlanta Falcons, Beyonce, Boogie Nights, Boston Red Sox, Brooklyn Nets, Carmelo Anthony, Chicago Bulls, Danilo Gallinari, Denver Nuggets, Gary Bertier, Jay-Z, Kevin Maas, Kevin Ware, Lob City, Los Angeles Clippers, Louisville, Luis Guzman, Matt Nokes, Miami Heat, Michael Turner, Mike Rice, NBA, New York Knicks, New York Yankees, Osi Umenyiora, Rick Pitino, Robinson Cano, Rutgers, Shaquille O'Neal, Staples Center, Steven Jackson |
“I’ve got two tickets to paradise” -Eddie Money
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Tagged Babe Ruth, Back to the Future, Bill Walton, Cassius Clay, Eddie Money, Jesse Owens, New York Yankees, Wilt Chamberlain |
The Blues Brothers is one of the most forgotten and underrated comedies of our generation.
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Tagged Blues Brothers, Dallas Cowboys, Dwight Howard, Jerry Buss, John Belushi, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Mike D'Antoni, New York Yankees, Phil Jackson, Saturday Night Live, Steve Nash |
I strained my shoulder the other night breaking up a bar fight. Normally, we have security when drunken customers switch over to the dark side but none of them happened to be around at the time. Besides, I’ve seen Roadhouse
After Tuesday night’s disheartening 7-5 loss to the Red Sox, I was about to post this…
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Tagged AL East, Ben Zobrist, BJ Upton, Boston Red Sox, David Price, Fernando Rodney, James Shields, MLB, New York Yankees, Pat Burrell, Rafael Soriano, Shakespeare, Tampa Bay Rays |
GOOD NEWS FOR CRAPPY football teams nationwide!
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Tagged AL East, British Open, Bud Selig, Carmelo Anthony, Dan Marino, DeWayne Wise, Drew Brees, FedEx Cup, Jason Kidd, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Mike DiMuro, New Orleans Saints, New York Knicks, New York Yankees, NFL, Oklahoma City Thunder, Roger Goodell, Steve Nash, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Rays, Tiger Woods |
Soon after his retirement, basketball junkies everywhere craved the second coming of Michael, so much so that we dubbed every player after him who could jump out of the gym “The Next Jordan.”
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Tagged Baltimore Ravens, Boston Red Sox, Don King, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, New York Yankees, Novak Djokovic, Phil Mickelson, Pittsburgh Steelers, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Tiger Woods |
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.
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Tagged Alex Gibney, Baltimore Orioles, Bill Buckner, Boston Red Sox, Bucky Dent, Cory Wade, Dan Johnson, David Price, Evan Longoria, Harry Frazee, Joe Girardi, Joe Maddon, Jonathan Papelbon, Mariano Rivera, Mark Teixeira, MLB, New York Yankees, Steve Bartman, Tampa Bay Rays, Tropicana Field |