Friday Sports Funny: Raining 3’s in a Basketball Game

Today’s Friday Sports Funny once again lampoons the obvious by bringing to a life the overused basketball cliche of “raining 3’s!” In the comic, a huge umbrella appears to be protecting a group of defenders from an onslaught of 3 … Continue reading

37 Years Ago Today: 1980 USA Olympic Hockey’s Miracle on Ice

On this day 37 years ago – February 22, 1980 – hockey’s Miracle on Ice happened. It marked a national day of pride in America. The 1980 USA Olympic Hockey Team birthed a miracle in the highly competitive arena of … 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

#TBT Sports Blog: The NBA Rash Bruce Bowen

Known by his itchy nickname the Rash, Bruce Bowen scratched, clawed or chafed his way to become an NBA Champion. Bruce Bowen is my pick for today’s #TBT sports blog. Not only did fans love Bowen’s clever nickname the Rash, … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: There’s No “I” in Team

Today’s Friday Sports Funny – there’s no “I” in team – brings to life one of my favorite sports cliches. The well known cliche may be old and overused. However, if you’ve ever played team sports, you’re certainly aware of … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: New England Patriots’ Tom Brady NFL G.O.A.T.

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday states the obvious! Congratulations to the undisputed NFL G.O.A.T. Tom Brady and his New England Patriots for their stunning 34 – 26 overtime victory over the Atlanta Falcons in Sunday night’s Super Bowl LI in Houston, … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: NBA Icon Wilt Chamberlain’s Quote

Today’s Friday Sports Funny recalls one of my favorite sports quotes from NBA Icon Wilt Chamberlain. “Nobody ever roots for Goliath.” ~ Wilt Chamberlain’s response to how basketball fans often treated him Wilt’s incredible dominance as an NBA player prompted … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: Anybody But the New England Patriots!

In anticipation of this weekend’s Super Bowl 51, today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog tackles the privilege of rooting for your favorite team in spite of what others think about your choice. That’s because sports transcends religion, cuts through cultural … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: NCAA Basketball’s Phi Slamma Jamma

Today’s #TBT sports blog remembers Phi Slamma Jamma – the fabulous dunking fraternity that electrified NCAA college basketball fans in the early 1980s. NBA greats Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler teamed with long, athletic and talented basketball teammates at the … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: Iconic Sayings in Sports

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog stokes the embers of sports fans’ favorite sayings. They’re expressions that we’ve all used at some point while describing a game or in a simple conversation. Julius Caesar’s “Vedi Vidi Vici” (Latin for I … Continue reading