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
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
Today’s #TBT sports blog features NBA great Larry Bird. The Boston Celtics legend s revered in the same breath as other iconic Boston sports heroes – Carl Yastzremski, Bobby Orr, Doug Flutie, David Ortiz and Tom Brady. Though he formally … Continue reading
The sprinting soccer players are quickly turning a corner.
They just physically turned a corner as a team, and they are metaphorically turning in the right direction to continued success.Continue reading
Even though my favorite hockey player ever once played for a team appropriately named the Philadelphia Flyers, it’s still difficult for me to fathom how quickly time can fly by.
Seems like yesterday that Bobby Clarke was skating effortlessly up and down the Spectrum Arena ice in Philadelphia in his orange, black and white #16 Flyers jersey.
But yesterday, I learn that the former NHL star, who hailed from tiny town of Flin Flon, Manitoba, celebrated his 65th birthday.
As a way of wishing this three-time NHL Most Valuable Player, I’m honoring Clarke today by making him the subject of my Throw Back Thursday sports blog.Continue reading
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
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading