Hey, Sports Fans, Happy National Hot Dog Day!

Hey, sports fans! Get out your mustard, ketchup and relish. It’s time to celebrate. Today, July 19th, is annual National Hot Dog Day. That’s right! Sports fans get to lift their glasses of iced tea and lemonade or even raise … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: Unwritten Rules in Sports

Today’s Friday Sports Funny examines the two schools of thought relating to unwritten rules in sports. Some fans love unwritten rules. They revere them as time honored traditions that compliment the black and white regulations permanently etched in rule books. … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: The Fat Lady Podcast

Today’s Friday Sports Funny dusts off the clever podcast I recorded last year about one of the most famous women in sports – The Fat Lady. Definitely not an athlete and seemingly out of shape, a popular chubby chick sings … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: NCAA Basketball’s Missed FT Celebration

Today’s Friday Sports Funny lampoons a ridiculous and far too common basketball spectacle. I’ve named the absurd sight the “missed free throw celebration.” College hoops fans witness this sorry scene every time they tune into to watch a game. During … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: Keep Politics Out of Sports

  Today’s Friday Sports Funny dusts off one of my original iTunes podcasts. It’s titled: Keep Politics Out of Sports! You see. I’m a sports guy, not a political pundit. I’m also a firm believer that it’s our responsibility as … Continue reading

How a Sports Fan Goes Green on Earth Day

It’s Earth Day today. Americans can thank the late Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson for championing the need for our nation’s growing environmental awareness way back in 1970. The lawmaker’s vision subsequently spawned the Environmental Protection Act, the Clean Water Act … Continue reading

New MIKE on Sports Podcast on Trash Talk

Tough athletes play hard and talk just as tough.

My favorite tough talking athletes are legends Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, Joe Namath, Larry Bird and Babe Ruth.

These iconic athletes used their own smattering of smack to gain a psychological edge over opponents. Their brash babble gave them an athletic advantage over rivals and added to their lore as tough, confident competitors.

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Immensely Important Inconsequential Bar Games

You know exactly what I mean when I refer to immensely important inconsequential bar games! Be honest. We all play them! And, more importantly, we all love these seemingly innocuous bar games no matter how inconsequential they may appear to … Continue reading