Category Archives: Sports

The NFL is considering one of my suggestions!

Well, not exactly. I don’t think my actual suggestion made it to the Competition Committee, but one can dream. Back in July, I posted my thoughts on Eliminating the most boring play in the NFL. This morning I see articles … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons the Detroit Tigers will NOT win the 2013 World Series

This post is sure to arouse some reaction from those of my readers who are Detroit Tigers fans, but I feel I must write this one. I say as I am writing this, that I sincerely hope I am wrong. … Continue reading

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Ranking the All Star Games

Tonight Major League Baseball holds their 84th Midsummer Classic, the All Star Game. Being the sports fan that I am, I thought I would share with you my ranking of the All-Star games in the various major sports, telling you … Continue reading

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Eliminating the most boring play in the NFL

The NFL season will soon be upon us, and I thought I would take some time to make a suggestion. I think the most boring play in the NFL is the Point After Touchdown (PAT), or as it is more … Continue reading

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Why do I like NASCAR?

I am a fan of NASCAR, but I am not a prototypic fan by any means. I grew up in the North, in Cleveland, Ohio, in the 1970s. Cleveland was a football and baseball town back then. As a child … Continue reading

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My 5 All-Time Favorite Baseball Movies.

Baseball is my first love. In my post on How Baseball Saved a Young Boy, I described the importance the sport had in my early life. My love of Baseball is a lifelong affair, and transcends any other relationships in … Continue reading

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Things I really want to do…

In recent years, it has become fashiobable for people to create their “bucket list”, a set of things they want to do before they kick the bucket. Personally, I am not a fan of bucket lists for two reasons. First, … Continue reading

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The NFL 17 game, 19 week schedule

Recently, the NFL announced a proposal to re-vamp the off season, pushing some key events back two weeks. The notion is that this would be a precursor to extending the season to 18 games.  An 18 game season has been … Continue reading

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How baseball saved a young boy…

I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, on the shores of Lake Erie. It was the 1970s, and Cleveland was known as the “mistake on the lake”. Yes, I was living there, and remember well, when both the Cuyahoga River, and … Continue reading

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What makes something a Sport?

When I was in my teens, I fell asleep most nights listening to a radio program called “Pete Franklin’s Sportsline”. It was the 1970s and long before sports talk radio had become ubiquitous. Each night Pete would talk about the … Continue reading

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