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Wrong, Wrong, Wrong

October 2, 2010

Eight months ago I sagely predicted not only that the Saints would defeat the Colts in the Super Bowl, but also that the Colts would build a big early lead and the Colts offense would make a big mistake that would clinch the game for the Saints. Wait, wait, don’t curse me for being an arrogant […]

An Open Letter to Carmelo Anthony

August 11, 2010

Dear Mr. Anthony: First, let me wish you heartfelt congratulations on your recent nuptials.  I have to admit that given that I was both in New York City that weekend and without other plans, I am a little disappointed not to have been invited.  I don’t want to dwell on that, though.  I’m sure you […]

Things That Tick Me Off: Volume II: The James Dolan Edition

August 7, 2010

There are four kinds of bad sports team owners. 1.  The Skinflints – These are the owners who refuse to spend enough money to field competitive teams.  Pirates fans, Royals fans, Clippers fans, you know what I mean.  Why there isn’t a rule that requires these deadbeats to sell their interests, I will never understand.  […]

Things That Tick Me Off — Volume I

August 5, 2010

If you are a regular reader of this blog (hey Rach), you’ve probably noticed that I haven’t written much recently.  I’m not one to make excuses, but I do have four good reasons for my “W” Like summer schedule (oh, come on, Republican friends, you know 43 loved him some brush clearing). 1.       I just […]

Random Fantasy Post #1

July 25, 2010

Random Fantasy Note #1 Let’s say you own a car that you expect based on past experience with similar automobiles will probably last around 9 years or 250,000 miles.  It was a beautiful car when you bought and it aged well – it looks about the same today, 7 years and 300,000 miles later as […]

The Ben Affleck of Biscayne

July 11, 2010

In 1997, two young and gifted actors, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, starred in a film they had written called Good Will Hunting.  The men were in their 20’s and while they weren’t exactly waiting tables to get by, neither had attained the level of success they believed their talent warranted.  So they took the […]

The Brady Bunch Is About To Be Cancelled

June 19, 2010

My attorney has been vehement in his opposition to my posting on this particular topic.  No, it’s not because what I have to say is particularly controversial.  Indeed, the writing has been on the wall now for the last year or two.  The problem is, my attorney, Charlie, owns Tom Brady in our keeper fantasy […]

The Okey Doke

June 14, 2010

I know you are going to be surprised to read this, but I really didn’t see this Boston Celtics run to the brink of the NBA championship coming.  They were a .500 team for the last two-thirds of the regular season, Cleveland and the Lakers looked like the league’s dominant teams in a league where […]

NBA Refs: Deaf, Dumb, Blind or All Three?

June 12, 2010

The combatants in the 2010 NBA Finals are doing the league proud.  The series is tied at 2-2, and has been very competitive.  Kobe Bryant has been the best player on the court, except when it’s been Derek Fisher or Lamar Odom or Rajon Rondo or Ray Allen or Glen Davis.  The ratings are pretty […]

The Magic Hour

June 1, 2010

I feel like I’ve been posting exclusively on LeBron James for the longest period of time.  If only there was a way for me to verify that.  Anyway, while LeBron is deciding whether it really is better in the Bahamas, his West Coast rival, Kobe Bryant, the Black Mamba, is preparing to renew hostilities with […]