The NFL Playoffs, Are We Done Yet?

The NFL Playoffs, Are We Done Yet?

Well, this is what my football season has come down to. Looking at the remaining teams in the NFL playoffs, it’s just more depressing the deeper I look. Let’s just start with the easy ones; the AFC. As a former Raiders fan it’s impossible for me to...
Raiders Fan Resignation

Raiders Fan Resignation

It is with a heavy heart, and some reservations, that I resign as a Raiders fan, effective immediately. This has been long overdue.  And while tonight’s loss was somewhat defeating, there really wasn’t a chance of being competitive, so it didn’t hit...
Greatest NFL Coach of All Time?

Greatest NFL Coach of All Time?

When anyone speaks of sports motivators and great coaches, the list starts and ends with one name… Vincent Thomas “Vince” Lombardi . The man’s an icon.  Just see his hunched-over, silhouetted long jacket and cap and you know who you’re...
Jimmy V’s 1993 ESPY Speech

Jimmy V’s 1993 ESPY Speech

The ESPY’s are on tonight. That’s not important, but way back in 1993, Jimmy V gave one of the most courageous speeches ever given. If cancer has affected you at all, please take the 11 minutes it takes to listen to Coach and his inspirational message....

Italian Soccer Practice

When I think of soccer, I think of two things. First is the passionate fans.  They turn out by the thousands to watch a small white ball get kicked slowly from one end of the pitch to the other.   Amazing what beer and a mob mentality can achieve. And second, the most...