26th Feb. 2017


"I'll take Boxing for one hundred, Alex." What North American city currently holds the title as the heavyweight boxing capital of the world? "That's easy Alex. What is 'Las Vegas,...

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23rd Feb. 2017

Soothing as a Foghorn

The bad news is it'll set you back about two million bucks. The good news though:  it comes with a 90 day parts and labor warranty. Yes, if you happen...

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12th Feb. 2017

Heads I Win

I really didn't give a flying flip about who won the Super Bowl but now that it's a week later, I'm still not sure I can make heads nor tails...

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5th Feb. 2017

Not So Super Sunday Anymore

What's going on here? Today is the day I was always in my full glory. Absolute on the rocks with a splash of tonic; a dry cabernet; chips; pigs-in-blankets; a...

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29th Jan. 2017

Safe At Home

With one swing of Mike LaValliere's bat, Steve Carlton's days as a Philadelphia Phillie were about to end. With one snap decision of LaValliere's managing mind, my days as a...

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26th Jan. 2017

Two Jews With a Left Arm

Sandy Koufax heaved a huge sigh of relief. So did The Baseball Encyclopedia for not having to print a new edition. For about a year, though, it looked like Koufax,...

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22nd Jan. 2017

I Ain’t No Pipp!

Five months ago, almost to the day, I was lying a hospital bed fresh off shoulder surgery. Today, I just didn't want to take any chances. So before manager Mike...

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21st Jan. 2017


At high noon this afternoon, when Donald Trump agreed to become the 45th President of the United States, at that very same moment, I became a Founding Member of the...

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10th Jan. 2017

Wheels Up

'Beating the rush' took on a whole new meeting late Monday night into early Tuesday morning in Tampa. Don't get me wrong, I'm the last guy that wants to get...

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7th Jan. 2017

No Mas

"Go ahead and put your golf shoes on," my wife said to me. Ah, that Andi Berger. Always looking out for me. Despite it being 19 degrees in Birmingham Saturday...

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1st Jan. 2017

My Fair Lady

On paper it seemed like the perfect plan. We haven't been out for New Year's Eve in probably a decade. Undoubtedly in our time together we've been there, probably done...

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16th Dec. 2016

Late For Lunch

Does this stuff only happen to me? Can someone please tell me what's happened to good old customer service and simple common sense. I had an 11:30 am lunch reservation...

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