#TBT Sports Blog: On This Day in 1972 Title IX Became Law

Today’s #TBT sports blog recounts the 1972 ground breaking law known as Title IX that changed the landscape of women’s sports in our country. On June 23, 1972 former President Richard M. Nixon signed into law the landmark civil rights … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Italy’s FIFA Star The Berlin Wall

Today’s Throw Back Thursday FIFA sports blog should bring a little cheer to disheartened Italian soccer fans who witnessed their beloved Azzurri get eliminated this week from the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Italy’s exit came at the heels of 1 – 0 losses to a powerful Uruguay side and to an upstart Costa Rica team.

So, let’s throw back time eight years and remember a rock solid defender who thwarted all opposing strikers with sites on goal.

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2 Cent Tuesday: My Favorite Sounds in Sports

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog lists my all-time top 20 sounds in sports. While consuming terrific NBA Playoff action this week, sports fans can also feast on the many baseball, soccer and hockey games available on television. In addition … Continue reading

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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#TBT Sports Blog: French FIFA Star Franck “Scarface” Ribery

Today’s #TBT sports blog focuses on FIFA star Franck Ribery. The former French National Team striker earned his nickname Scarface from the noticeable facial scars he suffered in a car accident as a child. For years, Ribery has displayed frightening … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: Clever Quote From FIFA Footballer George Best

“Maradona good. Pele better. George Best.” ~ painted on a mural in Belfast, Northern Ireland This funny, but clever quote is written on a wall to memorialize George Best, Northern Ireland’s flamboyant FIFA international footballer. George Best was also known … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: Ref Swallowed His Whistle

Today’s Friday Sports Funny pokes fun at the old sports cliche – the ref swallowed his whistle. It’s easy to see in this blog’s comic that the screaming coach and the agitated players are incredulous that the ref hasn’t blown … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: US Women’s Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Feels Disrespected

This Friday Sports Funny about US women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe departs from my normal sports comic; however, the intent of this post remains the same. Today is Friday and my post is funny. Actually, it’s absurd, ironic and I … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: Team Has Lots of Weapons

Today’s Friday Sports Funny lampoons sports media’s growing trend of politically correct reporting. My intent is not to debate our country’s Second Amendment rights on gun ownership or take sides on whether the Washington Redskins team name should be banished … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: Soccer’s Unique Language & Other Oddities

After watching Euro2016 and Copa America games over the past two weeks, I feel compelled to post this 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog about the unique language and other oddities associated with the sport of soccer. Known as football throughout … Continue reading