I have a friend who has recently come under an spell of bad Yelp reviews. He’s actually a fantastic bartender. He just had an incident or two that rubbed people the wrong way. It happens. I bring this up because
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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
Continue reading Derek Jeter, Ray Lewis, bar brawls and Band-Aids: How the aging process affects us all
The mid-summer classic came and went last week with the sounds of crickets chirping loudly in the background.
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I had an interesting conversation with a reader the other day. He asked me if I could believe all the hatred that had developed for LeBron James since last summer.
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“You gonna watch the game tonight?” asked one passerby to another. “You know I am. I got my t-shirt in the car and I’m just waiting to get off,” the other answered.
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I was watching the Rays-Rangers game the other night when I heard an interesting statistic. As Michael Young stepped to the plate for the first time, the local announcers referred to him as the Texas Rangers’ all-time hits leader. Really?
Continue reading American League All-Time Hits Leaders by Team Trivia Contest
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As usual, it’s another tremendous week in sports.
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Proving once again that reality television is bad for you, San Diego Charger linebacker Shawne Merriman was arrested for allegedly restraining and choking his girlfriend, former reality television star, Tila Tequila. Tequila hasn’t done this much damage to someone on the
Continue reading Weekly SportsChumpdate feat. Chris Carpenter, Matthew Stafford, Melanie Oudin, Derek Jeter, Sam Bradford and the dangers of tequila
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For decades, athletes from Walt Frazier and Joe Namath to Derek Jeter and Dwyane Wade have graced us with a sense of style and pizzazz off the field. Due to uniform restrictions in most professional sports, it is much
Continue reading The coolest headgear in sports: A top twelve list
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St Louis hosted this year’s All-Star Game, a contest which the American League won 4-3. This marks the twelfth straight time the AL has won the Midsummer Classic. Can you say domination? I knew that you could.
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