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  • The Heisman Trophy: A Brief History
    Posted by MIKE on 12/09/2017 at 1:28 PM

    Standing 13.5” tall and weighing in at a hefty 25 lbs., the iconic Heisman Trophy is unquestionably the most prestigious award in college sports. The big bronze trophy easily stiff-arms all other potential choices to be the focus of today’s … Continue reading → The post The […]

  • Best About Sports: FREE Book & Favorite Football Cliches
    Posted by MIKE on 12/03/2017 at 12:04 PM

    These ridiculous and sometimes exaggerated expressions capture the way we like to describe teams, plays and games. They’re all couched in the language of metaphors and hyperbole, but sports fans easily relate. How funny would it be if these figurative football clichés were actually […]

  • Friday Sports Funny: NBA Icon Isaiah Thomas on Bill Laimbeer
    Posted by MIKE on 12/01/2017 at 12:00 PM

    Today’s Friday Sports Funny unearths a hilarious quote by former NBA champion Isaiah Thomas about Detroit Pistons teammate Bill Laimbeer. “If I didn’t know Bill, I wouldn’t like him either.” ~ Isaiah Thomas Teammate and friend Isaiah Thomas said this … Continue […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: Boston College’s Doug Flutie
    Posted by MIKE on 11/23/2017 at 2:00 PM

    The subject of today’s #TBT Sports Blog, Doug Flutie of Boston College, almost never got the chance to prove what he could do on the football field with a pig skin in his hand. Boston College was the only Division … Continue reading → The post #TBT Sports Blog: Boston […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: Former NY Jets QB Broadway Joe Namath
    Posted by MIKE on 11/09/2017 at 3:04 PM

    Today’s #TBT sports blog recalls one of the NFL’s most outspoken players – former New York Jets Super Bowl III winning QB Broadway Joe Namath. Jazz singer George Benson crooned about the neon lights shining bright on Broadway. But, New … Continue reading → The post […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: MLB’s Mr. November Derek Jeter
    Posted by MIKE on 11/02/2017 at 4:07 PM

    Another New York Yankee tops the charts as one of Major League Baseball’s most admired and respected players ever. This famous shortstop became known as Mr. November through unique circumstances surrounding the postponement of the 2001 World Series. The post #TBT Sports Blog: MLB’s Mr. […]

  • Happy Halloween: “Deadly Sports Stuff” Comic Book
    Posted by MIKE on 10/31/2017 at 1:00 PM

    Happy Halloween! To celebrate today’s holiday, I just released my 3rd edition of the sports comic book Deadly Sports Stuff. It’s available for safe downloading on Amazon for just 99 cents. Click HERE. Here’s my intro. It should give you … Continue reading → The post […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: Lou Holtz & ESPN College Game Day
    Posted by MIKE on 10/26/2017 at 2:15 PM

    Lou Holtz’s ESPN College Game Day sterling studio schtick earns him a spot in our living rooms each fall weekend. Sure, little Lou looks like he never played a lick and probably couldn’t bench press a broom. For cryin' out loud - as this charismatic old coaching codger likes to say - I […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: Chicago Cubs Fan Steve Bartman
    Posted by MIKE on 10/19/2017 at 1:21 PM

    Today’s #TBT sports blog painfully recalls the Windy City’s most infamous sports personality – who just happens to be a baseball fan. On October 14, 2003, a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan named Steve Bartman unwittingly found himself in the national … Continue reading → The […]

  • Friday the 13th Sports Funny: Sudden Death Overtime
    Posted by MIKE on 10/13/2017 at 2:07 PM

    Today’s Friday the 13th Sports Funny – Sudden Death Overtime – should prod revelers to get into the spirit of this month’s Halloween celebration. The ominous sounding sports expression – Sudden Death Overtime – is that designated period of time … Continue […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: Mr. October Reggie Jackson
    Posted by MIKE on 10/12/2017 at 12:30 PM

    It’s only fitting that Major League Baseball’s Mr. October Reggie Jackson leads off today’s #TBT sports blog. This Baseball Hall of Fame slugger wore the colorful uniform of the Oakland A’s and the traditional pinstripes of the New York Yankees. … Continue reading […]

  • 2 Cent Tuesday: The Worst Mascot in Sports
    Posted by MIKE on 10/10/2017 at 2:47 PM

    Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog states the obvious. The post reveals my choice for the undisputed worst mascot in sports. Sure, I know my pick will ignite a furor of controversy. Zealots across the globe will vow retribution for … Continue reading → The post 2 Cent Tuesday: The […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: NCAA Football’s Galloping Ghost Red Grange
    Posted by MIKE on 10/05/2017 at 4:27 PM

    Today’s #TBT Sports Blog features Red Grange – one of NCAA football’s greatest players of all time. My post recalls Grange – an incomparable college football player with the unforgettable nickname – The Galloping Ghost. In 2008, ESPN.com called Red … Continue […]

  • International Podcast Day: Celebrating The Sports Bra! Yup!
    Posted by MIKE on 09/30/2017 at 1:29 PM

    To celebrate International Podcast Day, I’m happy to share my most popular podcast ever. It’s available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio. The monologue is simply named The Sports Bra. That’s right – The Sports Bra – that essential piece of … Continue reading → […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: Major League Baseball’s Shoeless Joe Jackson
    Posted by MIKE on 09/28/2017 at 2:00 PM

    Way back in 1906, a heckling fan at an amateur baseball game in Anderson, SC coined the nickname Shoeless. It happened as Joe Jackson ran to third base while only wearing his socks. Joe Jackson's Shoeless nickname is not the only thing for which this 12-year Major League Baseball star is […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: R.I.P. Boxing’s Raging Bull Jake La Motta
    Posted by MIKE on 09/21/2017 at 1:00 PM

    Today’s #TBT sports blog remembers boxing’s legendary Raging Bull – Jake LaMotta – who passed away this week at age 95. Most fighters would think twice before squaring off in the ring against an angry bull of a guy. But, … Continue reading → The post #TBT Sports […]

  • Friday Sports Funny: Heavyweight Division in Gymnastics
    Posted by MIKE on 09/15/2017 at 1:00 PM

    The Olympic sport of gymnastics has always confused me. I’m perplexed as to why the sport of gymnastics discriminates against bigger boned bodies. Yes, I’m lamenting why larger ladies and girthier guys who would like to wear leotards, too, are getting shafted. If boxing and wrestling […]

  • #TBT Sports Blog: Two-Time Heisman Trophy Winner Archie Griffin
    Posted by MIKE on 09/14/2017 at 10:00 AM

    College football’s only two-time Heisman Trophy winner, Archie Griffin, effortlessly rushes into today’s #TBT sports blog. A former standout for the Ohio State University Buckeyes, Archie Griffin led the Big Ten in rushing for three consecutive seasons. The 1974 and … Continue […]

  • FREE Sports Comic Book on the “Beautiful Game” of Soccer
    Posted by MIKE on 09/10/2017 at 10:34 AM

    Check out this FREE sports comic book on the “Beautiful Game” of soccer. Known as football throughout the non-American sports universe, soccer boasts its own unique language, eccentric expressions and unparalleled personalities. Soccer is the world’s most popular sport by … […]

  • Friday Sports Funny: Keep Politics Out of Sports
    Posted by MIKE on 09/08/2017 at 10:00 AM

    Today’s Friday Sports Funny dusts off one of my original MIKE on Sports! iTunes podcasts. It’s titled: Keep Politics Out of Sports! You see. I’m a sports guy, not a political pundit. I’m also a firm believer that it’s our … Continue reading → The post […]

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