Category Archives: Sports

NCAA Football without the “NCAA”

Originally posted on The Axis of Ego:
NCAA Football, long a staple of the EA Sports gaming line-up, will cease to exist after the current version—a least under that name. The NCAA announced yesterday that it would not renew its long-standing…

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Let’s All Make Fun of Tom’s Brackets (2021 Edition)

Although my March Madness expertise remains as low as it was in 2011, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019, I am at least reinvigorated following the absence of a tournament last year.  It won’t be quite the same as it … Continue reading

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Take Your Pick of Super Bowl LV Match-Ups

The content on this site (planet?) has been a little too heavy lately, so allow me to inject a little positivity into the blog. As a lifelong Washington Redskins fan, my perspective on the past few decades of “Super Bowl … Continue reading

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Father’s Day (Redux 2020)

It’s Father’s Day again, and continuing with what is now an annual tradition, I’m taking this opportunity to share a Father’s-Day-related storytelling podcast I recorded back in 2016. Happy Father’s Day.

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Father’s Day (Redux 2019)

As part of my now-annual Father’s Day tradition, I’m re-posting this 2016 podcast episode I recorded.  It details the story of my favorite Father’s Day of all time. Even if the Father’s Day theme doesn’t resonate for you, if you’re … Continue reading

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Bill Buckner Never Needed Redemption, But He Got It Anyway

There was a moment a few years ago on Curb Your Enthusiasm that caught me by surprise in a way that I’m not sure any other television show has. The season in question revolved around Larry’s misadventures in New York, … Continue reading

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Let’s All Make Fun of Tom’s Brackets (2019 Edition)

Having not watched a single complete college basketball game in all of 2019, I am hopelessly lost when it comes to March Madness.  Looking at my brackets from 2011, 2013, 2016, or 2017, one can see a clear and convincing … Continue reading

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Father’s Day (Redux 2018)

In what has (apparently) become an annual Father’s Day tradition, I thought I would re-post my 2016 podcast tribute to my late father today. This is the story of my favorite Father’s Day of all time, which, oddly enough, happened … Continue reading

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Let’s All Make Fun of Tom’s Brackets (2018 Edition)

It’s no secret that my grasp of March Madness slipped dramatically as I moved deeper and deeper into my 30s.  Even a quick glance at my 2011, 2013, 2016, or 2017 brackets reveals my descent into abject ignorance. But hope … Continue reading

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Father’s Day (Redux)

Hello, old friends! Long time, no write. Since it’s Father’s Day (and I’ve been incredibly delinquent in updating this site in recent months), I’m taking this opportunity to share a storytelling podcast I recorded last year.  The topic is my … Continue reading

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