Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog questions the enormity – and absurdity – of Matthew Stafford’s whopping five-year $135 million contract extension with the Detroit Lions. Wow, a $135 million contract extension! That’s a lot of jack for an NFL … Continue reading
Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday Sports Blog cites the obvious. The high cost of attending a pro sports game is ridiculous. That’s because player salaries have soared. Franchise values have ballooned. And, television rights have skyrocketed to financial heights that no … 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
Happy Valentine’s Day, sports fans!
On this special day in which we acknowledge the sweethearts in our lives, I thought my sports blog today should remember the extraordinary athlete known as Sweetness.
Allow me to share this excerpt from my Favorite Single Named Athletes book to honor the late NFL Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton of the Chicago Bears.Continue reading
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
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
Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog chronicles some of the unnecessary chippy chatter surfacing from last weekend’s NFL Playoff. Normally, trash talk in sports directly involves player to player confrontations. However, this past weekend unveiled a new type of smack … Continue reading
Even in an era of high def Jumbotrons in 80,000 seat NFL stadiums, tacking on the extra point remains a relevant sports expression.Continue reading
Whether in NFL, NCAA or even high school football games, players can fail to perform their best when making ill-advised decisions.
Rather than merely losing a game, they also suffer from knowing they were responsible for inflicting harm on their own team.Continue reading
The Pittsburgh Steelers, Chicago Bears, and Green Bay Packers are traditionally recognized as NFL blue collar teams. They perennially field squads that embody the strong work ethic of their fans.
Plus, blue collar teams in the NFL have traditionally played smash mouth football. They regularly run the ball off tackle and boast stout, aggressive defenses.Continue reading