About Roy

My dream as a kid was to be a sportswriter. And even though my passion was baseball, I always wanted to be a hockey writer. I’m not sure why.

When I graduated the University of Miami with a degree in journalism in 1974 there was no doubt in my mind I had the credentials to cover the New York Rangers– I was Sports Editor, Executive Sports Editor and then I channeled my inner Perry White and was selected Editor-In-Chief of the school newspaper, the Miami Hurricane, which was a national award winner for excellence in journalism. I don’t remember what award we won but I still really like saying it …

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Sunday Morning Coffee — April 5, 2020 — The Big Show Show

05 Apr 2020 I By Roy Berger

It was the dead of winter, 1992, in Kansas. The days were short, the evenings long. Darkness hit a little after four o’clock each afternoon, when the temps dropped and…


Sunday Morning Coffee — March 29, 2020 — Ramblin’…

29 Mar 2020 I By Roy Berger

Las Vegas, NV — This sucks. I can get by without stuff I thought I needed. I’m okay, short term, with restaurants being closed and not being able to get…


Sunday Morning Coffee — March 22, 2020 — Hired to be Fired

22 Mar 2020 I By Roy Berger

When life took Rob Ehsan from the potential of a cushy job in the financial services industry to coaching college basketball, he knew he was hired to be fired. It…


Sunday Morning Coffee — March 15, 2020 — The Toy Department of Life

15 Mar 2020 I By Roy Berger

Sports, the toy department of life, has a way of keeping things real. For me, coronavirus wasn’t real until this week. Oh sure, my portfolio was taking a pounding but…


Sunday Morning Coffee — March 8, 2020 — Stealin’ Signs

08 Mar 2020 I By Roy Berger

The 2017 Houston Astros didn’t know the Five Man Electrical Band. It’s dollars to trading cards nobody on that Houston team ever heard of the easily forgotten early-70s Canadian rockers.…


Sunday Morning Coffee — February 23, 2020 — A Week of Vegas Winners and Losers

23 Feb 2020 I By Roy Berger

Las Vegas is a town of winners and losers. Actually, for Vegas to be Vegas, there have to be a lot more losers than winners though that wasn’t necessarily the…

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