Ready or not, here comes the World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil. The U.S. team arrived yesterday, at an airport that is about one third operational, before needing a military, police and private security escort to safely check in at their hotel.
I won’t get into the name calling of California Chrome principle owner Steve Coburn that has resulted from his tirade about Saturday’s running of the Belmont Stakes, you know the cute little plays on words about the name of his ownership group, “Dumb Ass Partners”.
When I was a kid I had a full slate of sports heroes. Peewee Reese, Jackie Robinson, Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, Stan Musial. Sunday’s were empty if Y.A. Tittle wasn’t throwing to Del Shofner, before Shofner started to hear the footsteps.
Every baseball fan has a favorite image of Don Zimmer. He was one of the most beloved figures in the game.
We’ve all seen shiny new items we really wanted and figured, if we stretched a bit, we could afford them.
CAN IT BE? DOUBTFUL… Are the New Britain Rock Cats moving to Hartford? Who knows… I’ve been wrong in the past trying to predict who’s moving where in what time frame for what economic considerations… […]
My wife and I received one of those gratifying phone calls last week, the one from your kid that demonstrates their own life experience caused them to gain a greater appreciation for what you did for them.
The last time the New York Rangers reached the Stanley Cup Final their only connection to us was their head to head competition with the Boston Bruins as the team most hated by Hartford hockey fans. 20 years later the Rangers are headed back to the final and this time they have our fingerprints all over them.
There’s nothing like a good party, and nobody knows how to celebrate better than the Boston Red Sox. They’ve already thrown a half dozen pre game suarees at Fenway this year and the season’s not even two months old.
I’m not going to pull a Jack Nicholson on you and tell you, “You can’t handle the truth”, it’s just that you don’t have the patience for it.