These ridiculous and sometimes exaggerated expressions capture the way we like to describe teams, plays and games.
They’re all couched in the language of metaphors and hyperbole, but sports fans easily relate. How funny would it be if these figurative football clichés were actually taken literally!
Check out this FREE sports comic book on the “Beautiful Game” of soccer. Known as football throughout the non-American sports universe, soccer boasts its own unique language, eccentric expressions and unparalleled personalities. Soccer is the world’s most popular sport by … Continue reading
The subject of unwritten rules in sports will always stoke the embers of animated discussions among diehard sports fans.
Some fans will immediately laud unwritten rules as time honored traditions that compliment the black and white regulations permanently etched in NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and FIFA rule books.
Today’s #TBT sports blog remembers Philadelphia Phillies’ Hall of Fame 3B Mike Schmidt. Voted in 1983 as the greatest player in franchise history, this slugger spent his entire 18 year career in a Philadelphia Phillies uniform. More than 25 years … Continue reading
Like the previous posts this week on favorite football clichés and favorite baseball cliches, this list captures the ridiculous, inventive and, at times, exaggerated way we report on America’s favorite pastime.
Baseball fans instantly get these sayings. They’re spoken in the familiar lingos of metaphors and hyperboles that all sports fans understand.
Much like diehards from Boston, Oklahoma City, Green Bay and Munich, this comic captures similar enthusiasm.
A figurative family of fans – box, portable, ceiling and oscillating – are all on their feet rooting on their favorite home team.
When they don’t have their best stuff, pitchers can easily get knocked around – or shelled – by the opposing team. This can happen during an MLB, NCAA, high school or even a Little League game,
Congrats to Major League Baseball’s Big Hurt.
Along with pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, former hard hitting first baseman Frank Thomas, known as the Big Hurt, got inducted yesterday in baseball’s Hall of Fame.
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.
The FREE sports comic book Iconic Sports Venues spotlights my favorite places in America to attend a game, regardless of the sport. Steeped in tradition and offering unique contributions to sports history, these iconic venues probably figure prominently on every … Continue reading