Bulletin Board material and Coach’s daughters Tweets: Inspiration comes from the strangest places

I’ve long contended that someone should invent a breathalyzer for laptops and cell phones.  That way people could sober up before blathering all over the internet. I mean, they have them for automobiles.  If you have a lengthy record of Continue reading

What a difference a week makes: The hypothetical question of whether the Bucks should have traded for James Harden

About a week or so ago, I intended to write a post about whether the Milwaukee Bucks should have entertained the idea of acquiring James Harden. The season had not yet begun, Giannis had just signed a supermax deal keeping Continue reading

Milwaukee Maxes Out

“This is my home.  This is my city.” -Giannis Antetokounmpo The Bucks got their man.  “Whew!” sighed Milwaukee collectively. While Bucks fans (there are some, yes?) waited with bated breath to see whether Giannis Antetokounmpo would re-sign for the supermax Continue reading

Van Gogh Alive and well in Downtown St. Petersburg

I love when my readers get involved.  I’ve written countless posts over the years about the silliest and most serious of topics: readers’ e-mails, conversations across the bar, ballgames, movies, gambling, television, relationships, you name it.  If you’ve asked, I’ve Continue reading

Ohio State odds don’t justify premature panic

I love a healthy dose of recency bias, especially when you parlay it with a pinch of panic and a just a hint of woe is me. With only four, completed football games under their belt, Ohio State Buckeyes fans Continue reading

So close and yet so far away; Bucs’ Super Bowl winning quarterback falls short against another

‘Twas a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Tampa Bay, particularly for reigning MVP Patrick Mahomes who, along with Tyreke Hill, treated the Buccaneers secondary like his own personal pincushion. For the other former MVP on the field that day, the outcome Continue reading

Burrow, Luck and Gratitude

“What’s gonna set you free? Look inside and you’ll see. When you’ve got so much to say it’s called gratitude. And that’s right.” – Beastie Boys, Gratitude, 1992 “With a little luck, we can help it out.  We can make Continue reading

Tampa Bay has an NBA team! So now what do I do?

Dear Readers, I’m in a quagmire, a quandary, a mid-state scrum if you will.  So, I turn to you and ask, what is a dedicated roundball fan to do? Thanks wholeheartedly to coronavirus, the NBA has announced that the Toronto Continue reading