Monthly Archives: June 2011

Almost Heaven, West Virginia…College Football’s Best Soap Opera Yet

Doomed from the beginning. Head football coach at a major college program.  Native to the state the school resides within.  Considers the role his dream job.  Told by an incoming athletic director they can’t win it all with him coaching.  Asked to finish … Continue reading

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Red Sox-Phillies…’Nuff Said

The visitors…Boston Red Sox…45-32.  The home team…Philadelphia Phillies…49-30. Headlines in the Philadelphia papers today included…“The Boys Of October?”/”World Series Preview”/”Phils-Red Sox: Baseball’s Best” The Philadelphia Daily News’ Ed Barkowitz even has a “Tale of the Tape” preview…who he feels has the … Continue reading

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Best Off-Season NHL Move

I have a passionate interest in not only who is calling games I watch…but who is analyzing them.  I’ll even turn the sound down – or off – depending on the “dislike factor.” This bit of info from Kukla’s Korner (a great … Continue reading

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Sportsattitudes Friday Rants

Sportsattitudes today initiates the first in a summer series…and possibly last in a summer series…called Friday Rants. 1. Jim Riggleman resigned as Manager of the Washington Nationals yesterday.  People are astonished he would do that while the team is on a winning streak.  … Continue reading

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A’s Moving Back To Philly…For The Weekend

After the 1954 baseball season the Philadelphia Athletics became the Kansas City Athletics…who eventually became the Oakland Athletics by the start of the 1968 campaign. Born and raised in the Philly suburbs, I somehow latched on to the A’s as my … Continue reading

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