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  • Blogs

    July 30, 2014

    A Long-Overdue Trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    While it's true that my Bucket List could be contained in a fairly small bucket, a big one got checked off recently when I was able to finally stroll into that big ass glass pyramid on the shore of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland: I had arrived at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Though i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    LeBron Watch 2014: NBA Cities Everywhere Held Hostage

    This is what happens when you have a league imposed maximum salary on a player whose true worth is at least two to three times that amount --- in a league where that star player is worth about 25 to 30 incremental regular season wins--- and, when that player is a free agent, the league will stand st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Aeros Watching a Playoff Spot Slip-Slide Away

    The old Paul Simon song goes "the nearer your destination, the more you're slip-slidin' away." He wasn't writing about hockey, but at this moment, there's nothing that applies more to the Houston Aeros because the nearer they get to the playoffs, the more the playoffs keep slip-slidin' away. Just t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Aeros Hockey: Fourth Place, No First Place, No Fouth Place (Or Second Place, Maybe)

    John RoyalWhat would a hockey game be without a fight, eh?​For one brief shining moment this weekend, the Houston Aeros were tied for first place. They're no longer in first place, not after another brutal travel weekend that found them playing a game in Houston, then Cleveland, then Toronto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Aeros Hockey: Welcome to the Spotlight, Matt Hackett

    John RoyalMatt Hackett basks in the spotlight​Matt Hackett asked just one thing of his coach yesterday afternoon. That one thing was for Mike Yeo to let him play in the game against San Antonio, just hours away. This was a rather brave move for the Aeros' rookie net minder as just the night bef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    The Houston Aeros Present Leggy Blondes In Red Bikinis

    John Royal Ladies and Gentlemen, meet the newest Ms. Aeros​It may have been a leggy blonde in a red bikini that grabbed the attention of most of the 10,552 fans that attended Saturday's Houston Aeros game versus the San Antonio Rampage. And the new Ms. Aero was very worthy of the attention. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Aeros Experience A Lost Weekend

    Will the lost weekend turn into a lost season​This third weekend of the season for the Aeros once again saw them play three games in three days. This  third weekend of the season for the Aeros saw them lose three games (one in OT). This third weekend of the season for the Aeros saw them ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Game Time: LeBron James -- A Lesson In Sales

    Debase yourself, Cleveland​The older you get, the more you realize that ultimately every decision in life has a "sales" element to it. Getting married, getting divorced, having kids, purchasing a house or a car, choosing a movie, picking an appetizer,...whatever decision it is, there's some level ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Aeros Keep Struggling At Home

    ​The Houston Aeros defeated the Rockford IceHogs 4-1 yesterday by using something they've rarely used this season. A scoring touch. And the scoring touch allowed goalie Wade Dubielewicz to relax a bit, which is something that the Houston goalies haven't been able to do often.After Friday's 2-1 l ... More >>

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    November 5, 2007
  • News

    May 13, 2004

    Micro Management

    Van Weldon ekes out a living by farming tiny plants

  • Film

    May 22, 2003

    Power Play

    Jim Carrey goes from physical to metaphysical comedy in Bruce Almighty