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2 Cent Tuesday: Sports Needs a Reincarnation of Yogi Berra

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog articulates my very own personal plea for a reincarnation of Yogi Berra of sorts in sports. While watching both the NBA and NHL Playoffs this past weekend, I yearned for a star player to … Continue reading

Wicked Good Sports Comic Book: Boston Sports Icons

Over 200 years ago, the city of Boston boasted its place as the cradle of American liberty. But today, the city is celebrated as an American sports capitol. And, this FREE sports comic book on Boston sports icons is wicked … Continue reading

Sitting in Pigeon Heaven at a Major League Baseball Game

It may not be the best location in a baseball stadium. However, any seat in Pigeon Heaven is worth the price to some fans.

Whether you look upon Pigeon Heaven as a heavenly blessing or a hellish curse, the 300 and above levels in baseball stadiums are still desirable seats.

Fans who really want to attend a game and can’t afford a pricey ticket closer to the field consider these seats manna from heaven.

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#TBT Sports Blog: In Game Entertainment & Music by DeMonae

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Attending a big game is always exciting.

Feeling the excitement of the action or experiencing the pulsating pressure only steps away from the court, field, pitch or ice are definitely reasons to celebrate.

Professional sports teams and big-time college athletic programs are rapidly evolving into modern day versions of the famed Barnum and Bailey Circus. These pro teams and college programs eagerly compete for sports fans’ entertainment dollars.

Lots of time, talent, creativity and money are invested to ensure fans at the big game enjoy the experience and feel compelled to return to these modern sports world’s big top known as arenas and stadiums.

This chapter highlights my top choices for In-game Entertainment.

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2 Cent Tuesday: Bigger NOT Always Better in Sports

Best About Sports is another book I penned entirely about undersized athletes. The book allows me to refute a common misconception that “bigger is always better.”

It’s not always true – especially in sports. That’s why I wrote the book specifically touting my all-time favorite Undersized Athletes.

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Boston Marathon’s Heartbreak Hill Represents Boston Strong

Since 1897, the Boston Marathon has been recognized as the world’s oldest and most respected long distance running race.

Today, the revered race returns to a once shaken city that suffered through two horrific finish line bombings a year ago.

The tragic events took lives, maimed victims and shed an unwelcome, ponderous pall over a proud and marvelous city.

As all Americans adopt a Boston Strong spirit today to honor the victims stricken in last year’s tragedy, I’ve chosen to feature the race’s famous Heartbreak Hill in my daily blog.

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Major League Baseball Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day

Today, Major League Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day. That’s because on April 15, 1997 former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig mandated an unprecedented edict. It was never before witnessed in any American professional sport. Selig ordered all Major League … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: The NHL Golden Jet Bobby Hull

Like an easy open net goal, former Chicago Blackhawks great Bobby Hull effortlessly skates into today’s #TBT sports blog. If you’ve ever visited Chicago’s United Center, you’ve seen his bronze statue standing proudly beside Bulls legend Michael Jordan and fellow … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: FREE Comic Book Titled Best About Sports

Yes, the subject of sports stirs the embers of conversations from yesterday’s nationally televised game as well as from championship games from several seasons ago. Fans who can’t remember what they ate for lunch have amazing recollection of events on the ice, hardwood, pitch, end zone or home plate from decades back and always seek outlets to share their passion, opinions and angst.

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The Masters at Augusta National: A Tradition Unlike Any Other

Each spring, tradition abounds at Augusta National Golf Club. Sportscaster Jim Nantz’s instantly recognizable words, “a tradition unlike any other,” eloquently capture the essence of the golf’s most prestigious event. One of four United States major golf tournaments held each … Continue reading