The good, the bad and the NBA All-Star Game

I couldn’t help but see a certain dynamic develop in this year’s NBA All-Star Game.  The drama which unfolded right before the keenest of basketball eyes has been years in the making.  Good versus Evil, coming to you in June, Continue reading

Remember March Madness? You’re about to get reacquainted

Attention K-Mart shoppers and sports gamblers alike! There will be a March Madness this year!  I repeat… there will be a March Madness this year! I don’t need to remind everyone currently reading this website that there was no Final 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

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

One last Stanley Cup celebration for the ages (until the next one)

Sorry, this post has been delayed.  We’ve been celebrating Lord Stanley for two straight weeks.  Here goes our official recount… as we recall. Walking into a stadium felt odd.  After all, it’s been almost a full calendar year since any Continue reading

White privilege and black national anthems: Time to change the channel

I was working behind a hypothetical bar the other night, changing the hypothetical station on a hypothetical flat screen TV.  A hypothetical couple sat directly under the TV, occasionally glancing up at it while eating their hypothetical dinners. As a Continue reading

Orlando Magic ticket office provides happy ending (not in that way)

I’m not much of a planner.  Never have been. It’s not because I ever foresaw a pandemic that would cancel sports as we know it just so I could say I told you so.  That’s not my style.  I’ve just Continue reading

The merge, the wave and the lack thereof: Other things wholeheartedly wrong with America, Vol. 2

Long before Covid-19 and racial injustice dominated our nation’s headlines, I noticed a disturbing trend taking over America’s roadways. That’s not to suggest this trend indirectly led to the rising tension we now find in America but I will say Continue reading

Quarterbacks say the darnedest things: The Drew Brees edition

We live in an odd time, where racial tension is as high – and high profile – as it has been in my lifetime.  That’s over a half century, folks.  File the latest Drew Brees soundbite into the annals of Continue reading