Record this now as the silliest thing I write for the 2017 calendar year. Will you actually spend 12 hours watching the Super Bowl coverage? And if you do, why not stare at the sun, too?
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Here in America we now run commercials for sports events that now tell us “we live for this”. But have you grown tired of being told “bigger” is always “better”?
If you’re posting on Facebook to let the world know that you disapprove of the president, the country’s direction, and your rights being threatened, consider not only what you say…but how you say it.
Could the best college football team beat the Cleveland Browns? Don’t make me laugh. Well, the Browns do make me laugh, but no. And the difference is like that of the Titanic, and a tugboat!
It’s always been a tenet of our democracy, that being, the right to protest. But to the point where one group feels so self-important as to threaten that we can’t go on without them…well, I would defer to history, and honest Abe.
It’s was a game worthy of watching over and over, and I will…I can. It finished so late I fell asleep and taped the ending. Didn’t you?
Few, outside of classmates and area coaches would have cause to remember him. And that’s a shame…because former Fairborn attorney and high school basketball official Gary Wright was, in a word, special.
If you get upset over missed field goals, if you suffer from the outrage that comes with expectation, you might want to consider how serious an outcome has become to you…and why?
They were dominated by a better team, pure and simple. And now we know just what stands between what the Buckeyes are…and what we want them to be.
Sharing some reflections on 2016, and some thoughts on why 2017 holds more promise for sports fans actually getting their money’s worth.
It is the day of the internet, of social media, and Facebook messages that are simply too good…to be true.
Here comes Santa Claus…sneeze, aarrkk, cough, hack. Let’s hope he’s brought some cold meds.
We’ve done it so long it’s become little more than a habit. But regardless of what you believe about helping others during the holidays, here’s one possible solution for more peace on earth and good will towards men.
They were out-coached, they were out-played, and they were out-classed. Sunday’s loss to the Steelers left little doubt that being swept by their bitter rival in Pittsburgh is an obvious omen. There’s a lot of sweeping to be done in Cincinnati.
If you’ve forgotten the sensation of learning that you’re going to be a parent, the real joy is that of thinking down the road, past the ‘baby’ part, to the responsibilities that come when someone calls you “dad”.
They say the more you do something the better it gets. Not necessarily. We’ve taken sports to limits that to many have become insufferable…and wonder why we continue to support it.
If you’re one of those who laments about an obsession with winning, take the example of what happened to Mike Nugent Tuesday and figure it out. The reality is…there’s no alternative.
You think old habits don’t die hard? My adolescent years still dictate how I feel about the holidays, and wish lists, and shopping for Christmas.
If you’re emotional about tradition and decorating for the holidays, kids, thank your lucky stars for Mom and all she means to the family and your household. ‘Cause if something happens to Mom…all bets are off.
His guilt in throwing the 1919 World Series was never proven, and in fact the courts found him innocent. But for the rest of his life Joe Jackson lived with the stain of having disgraced the game of baseball.