Friday Sports Funny: XOXO is a Football Play!

Not all of today’s NCAA and NFL players aced the Wonderlic test or scored perfectly on their SAT’s. Some players with more brawn than brain may struggle in understanding the complexity of these diagrammed plays.

But, this exaggerated XOXO comic can give every football fan a laugh.

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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

2 Cent Tuesday: Add Villanova’s Kris Jenkins to Philly Sports Lore

Penning today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog is easy. I’ve chosen to simply add Villanova’s Kris Jenkins to Philadelphia sports lore. If you witnessed last night’s epic finish in the NCAA National Championship Game, would you even think about challenging … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: 2011 Satire on Tim Tebow’s Nike Shoes

Today’s #TBT sports blog rewinds the clock several years to a satirical piece I penned in 2011 about Nike recalling Tim Tebow’s new cross training shoes. Many Tebow fans may have genuinely believed the former Florida Gator’s new Nikes really … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: Ran into a Buzz Saw

In this scary comic, it appears as if the Lions team picked the wrong day to face the Gators.

However, this frightening figurative comic paints a perfect word picture for teams who are not properly prepared to play.

If a team is not ready for its opponent or lets down its guard defensively, the scenario of running into a buzz saw could easily happen in any football game at any level – high school, NCAA or NFL.

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2 Cent Tuesday Sports Blog: Never Nervous Pervis Ellison

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday Sports Blog is an opportunity for me to personally share my favorite March Madness performance. And, it’s not about Christian Laettner’s last second dagger against Kentucky in the 1992 East Regional Finals. Nor is it The … Continue reading

WNBA’s Sue Bird: New State Farm Born to Assist Star

The Stockton, Paul, Lillard and Curry twins need to make room for another pair of assist makers in the State Farm Born to Assist ads. Sue Bird and her fictional twin sister, Summer, step into the scenes of the new … Continue reading

Favorite NFL & NCAA Football Cliches

During the recent holiday weekend, NFL and NCAA football games dominated sports coverage on television. It was impossible to miss the cliché laden language of those in the broadcast booth covering the games. The announcers’ exaggerated expressions, at times, poetically … Continue reading

October: Best Time of Year to be a Sports Fan

October always ranks as the best time of the year to be a sports fan. The breadth of exciting games across multiple sports on television doesn’t get any better at any other time of the year. Summer is officially over … Continue reading

Sports Adage: That’s Why We Play the Games!

Legendary University of Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp popularized the famous sports adage, “That’s why we play the games to see who wins.”

Rupp’s basketball quote surprisingly found its way onto the DecoTurf tennis surface of Arthur Ashe Stadium yesterday, ringing especially true at this year’s US Open men’s semifinals.

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