“We are so spoiled,” she said to me from across the bar, cold pint in front of her, husband to her side. This woman has been a friend of mine for years. Having been raised a Sabres fan (and her Continue reading History in the making
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 One last Stanley Cup celebration for the ages (until the next one)
Breathe. The top-seeded Tampa Bay Lightning got swept out of last year’s NHL Playoffs in the opening round by the Columbus Blue Jackets. Breathe. Those 2018-19 Lightning, who were the league favorite to win the Stanley Cup, ended up making Continue reading Five Overtimes? Why Not?
“There’s no comfort in the truth, pain is all you’ll find” -George Michael, Careless Whisper Please allow me to vent. And if you live in the Tampa Bay area and have just suffered through the highest of highs only Continue reading Closing thoughts from an embittered Lightning fan (Parental Advisory Explicit Lyrics)
It was the best of Sundays, it was the worst of Sundays. Waking up to bacon, cinnamon rolls and fresh-brewed coffee in bed is never a bad thing, especially when the hearty meal accompanies a day chock full of championship Continue reading Lightning hits Augusta, misses Columbus altogether
Three big tournaments are upon us and for the first time in a long time, there are three overwhelming favorites to win all three. March Madness is only days away with Zion Williamson and the Duke Blue Devils under a Continue reading SportsChump’s First Annual March (Through June) Madness Pick ‘Em Contest
I banned a customer, nay, a friend from the bar the other night. He hadn’t done anything wrong. In fact, this person is perhaps the most ideal customer a business could want. He’s well behaved, spends a ton of money, Continue reading Sports, superstitions and Sunday’s sights and sounds