June 20, 2019

The NBA champions are in Canada! Golden State is broken. LeBron and the Lakers are back in play while the Celtics grand plans are fading away. This past NBA season wasn't always FAN-tastic, but it sure was entertaining! 

I want tonight's NBA Draft to follow suit. I need...

April 25, 2019

The word "mock" has a few different meanings. As an adjective it means not authentic or real, but without the intention to deceive. As a verb it means to tease or laugh at in a scornful or contemptuous manner and as a noun it means an object of derision....

June 28, 2018

What a difference 4 years can make. 

Wednesday’s embarrassing 2-0 loss to South Korea and worst ever performance by a German side at a World Cup, sent Die Mannschaft packing out of the 2018 tournament in Russia and me to tears. As stark a contrast as you can get from Wo...

June 21, 2018

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April 26, 2018

Tradition is hard to break. I have complete faith in a couple of traditions coming to fruition for the 2018 NFL Draft. Certainly the Browns will figure out a way to screw up at least one of their two picks in the top 4 of the first round, Roger Goodell will be roundly...

March 15, 2018

March Madness is upon us! It's that glorious time of year when the workplace grinds to a halt and people who haven't watched a minute of college basketball all season long start acting like Dick Vitale. The catch phrase du jour: "Oh I was going to pick them!" 

In t...

February 5, 2018

Taking glee at the misfortune of others is largely frowned upon, but also largely accepted as a unalienable right in the sports world. We've probably all spent far more time than we would care to admit to relishing in the pain of our favorite sports team's rivals. Supe...

January 22, 2018

Championship Sunday was a dud for many.  A blowout win in the NFC title game and yet another Patriots comeback victory on the AFC side seemed to leave a lot of football fans in a state of dismay heading into Super Bowl LII. The thought of a New England vs. Philadelphia...

January 16, 2018

I have covered prep basketball in Whatcom County for well over two decades, but Tuesday, January 9th felt like a daunting trip in the wayback machine. It felt like I was starting all over again. In a way I was. 

Not much had changed at my destination. Jake Mayberry gymn...

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