Don’t Hate the Playa’, Hate the Game: A look at the NFL and its recent dynasty

***Full disclosure up front: I have been a fan of the Philadelphia Eagles since around 1988/89 (more on that in a post-Superbowl blog post hopefully) and its important to note that this this post isn't about hating on the Patriots as we head into Superbowl LII, but just a thinking piece on the NFL.  My … Continue reading Don’t Hate the Playa’, Hate the Game: A look at the NFL and its recent dynasty

The more things change, the more they stay the same…In NCAA football that is

So it happened.  Again.  What happened you ask?  The NCAA Football Championship and the outrage over the selection for who should be the best in college football.  Ironically, the NCAA does not actually crown an actual NCAA champion in collegiate football.  That right.  Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Lacrosse...they all have an NCAA Champion while football does … Continue reading The more things change, the more they stay the same…In NCAA football that is

Annoying Sports Parents…Yeah i’m one of ’em, but i’m trying not to be!

You remember the scene above from the 2000 film "Remember the Titans" don't you?  Mr. Bosley gets up from his seat and yells towards the field "He's taking Alan out! Yoast!"  Its made funny by a little Hayden Panettiere telling him his son is getting beat like he stole something.  But its not funny that … Continue reading Annoying Sports Parents…Yeah i’m one of ’em, but i’m trying not to be!

Guess Who’s Back? or some announcements for what is to come

Been awhile since i've been here.  Lots of thoughts have come and gone, lost to the ether.  I have spent too much time on social media blathering on and on about such things about the election, fake news articles, and the dumbing down of human kind.  While it would be good to post some of … Continue reading Guess Who’s Back? or some announcements for what is to come

“You know it’s funny when it rains it pours. They got money for wars, but can’t feed the poor” -2Pac

The great Andre Young once said: “So give me one more platinum plaque and fuck rap, you can have it back.” An obvious reference to how much things have changed in rap from when he first started out. He just wants to get his and leave it alone. That’s how I see President Obama’s announcement … Continue reading “You know it’s funny when it rains it pours. They got money for wars, but can’t feed the poor” -2Pac