More than 150 years ago, no one could have imagined how playing with a bat, ball and glove on a diamond-shaped field would ultimately emerge as America’s favorite pastime – Major League Baseball. Before TV and the internet – and … Continue reading
Today’s “Saturday Sports Cliche” features a comic and chapter excerpt from my FREE book Clever Sports Comics.
This comic proves that actions speak louder than words whether on an NFL, NCAA or high school football field.
A fantastic play on the football field not only silenced the crowd in the stands, but ironically removed them entirely from the stadium.Continue reading
Today’s #TBT sports blog remembers one of the most powerful hitting teams in MLB history.
Here’s a chapter excerpt from my sports comic book MLB Favorites about the Cincinnati Reds’ Big Red Machine…..
…..As famous for its color as well as its power on the baseball field, this big machine regularly bulldozed Major League Baseball opponents during much of the 1970s.Continue reading
The NFL two minute warning is another football oxymoron.
Like instant replay, the painfully protracted final two minute warning of an NFL game fails to live up to its simple description.
Calling this game ending sliver of time a two minute warning is anything but a 120 second admonition.Continue reading
Bottle rockets, barbwire, attacking tank, helicopter warship and swashbuckling pirates paint a foreboding picture in this comic for the visiting, and retreating, Cowboys football team.
Filled with trepidation, the scared Cowboys are running away from their bitter rival Pirates. For the scattering Cowboys, this stadium clearly presents a hostile environment.
Metaphoric hostile environments, like the one in this comic, are found in every sport and at many NCAA, NFL, NBA, MLB, and FIFA games.Continue reading