NFL: Let’s Listen Together…except to those AMVETS

Well that's one way to get people to talk about a game whose result everyone not living in Philly believes in a foregone conclusion. “Freedom of speech works both ways,” he said. “We respect the rights of those who choose to protest, as these rights are precisely what our members have fought — and in … Continue reading NFL: Let’s Listen Together…except to those AMVETS

Patriots vs Seahawks 60 vs 59

I'll have a much longer piece on one of the greatest football games I've ever seen but if you really want to know what happened yesterday and why let me explain Why the Patriots won and Seattle Lost in two sentences. After 59 minutes, both before and after the Malcolm Butler interception, the Seattle Seahawks played … Continue reading Patriots vs Seahawks 60 vs 59

If Brady is Not Embarrassed by this he Ought to Be

Take our quiz for some Friday fun! Who Said It: Obama White House or New England Patriots? http://t.co/xszuYdfKLR pic.twitter.com/BHsewmjlR8— Rep. Todd Young (@RepToddYoung) January 23, 2015 When you find yourself in distinguishable from Barack Obama when it comes to truth, that's bad. Incidentally we're still going to win.

Of Course the Patriots Knew

Sarris: Do you think I’m a fool? That the commander does not know every bolt, every weld in his ship? Galaxy Quest  1999 You may not appreciated the necessity for uniformity , gentlemen, unless you make use of your imagination. A single document may well be accepted, but you must think of a series. After … Continue reading Of Course the Patriots Knew

Where’s my Superbowl IL Tee Shirt?

This week will be full of debate on who has the advantage in this week's Superbowl.  The relative strengths and weakness of the teams involved.  The defensive and offensive matchups, the coaching styles, the various player comments etc etc etc. While all of these things are very debatable matters there is a question that I … Continue reading Where’s my Superbowl IL Tee Shirt?

Baseball Cards, Comic Books & Superbowl Tickets

Back in the 80's the comic book and baseball card market changed. Until that time kids & teens were the primary market they bought the latest comics because they liked a character (say Green Lantern, or the X-Men) a writer Denny O'Neil or Chris Claremont , an Artist (Jim Aparo John Byrne) or maybe an … Continue reading Baseball Cards, Comic Books & Superbowl Tickets

Why the Super Bowl?

As the latest edition of the Superbowl gets ready to begin I marvel at the marketing wisdom of the NFL. When it comes down to it football has a lot going against it. 1. Unlike Baseball, Basketball or Hockey It is a "team" sport with two separate components (offense, defense) and even special teams an … Continue reading Why the Super Bowl?

I’m Kicking myself…

...that I didn't blog about Bill O'Reilly blunt statement that the Saints didn't have a chance. It had reminded me of the episode of "The Capital Gang" with Steve Sabol who predicted that the Pats had "no chance" against the Rams. There is a reason why you actually play the games. I had the post … Continue reading I’m Kicking myself…

Meanwhile in the snow free fields of Alabama…

...Robert Stacy continues to find news. Stacy determines that the "follow the money rule" doesn't just apply to pols: An Associated Press analysis of campaign finance reports shows the Christian Coalition of Alabama received more than $12,000 from in-state gambling interests last year. Race PAC gave $8,000 to the Christian Coalition after receiving donations directly … Continue reading Meanwhile in the snow free fields of Alabama…

One thing about Football…

...getting hit on a regular basis by muscular 250lb + men may be hazardous to your health: "They'll tell you I'm one of the worst ones that comes in there," said Harrison, now retired and living in Woodbridge, Va., where he also deals with high blood pressure, diabetes and slew of aches from injuries to … Continue reading One thing about Football…

When Sarah Palin & Morning Joe are saying the same thing…

...then NOW has some trouble: Women’s Rights groups, like NOW, commendably call out advertisers and networks for airing sexist and demeaning portrayals of women that lead to young women’s diminished self-esteem and acceptance of roles as mere sexed-up objects. What a ridiculous situation they’re getting themselves into now with their protest of CBS airing a … Continue reading When Sarah Palin & Morning Joe are saying the same thing…