Overall, it's turned into kind of a slow sports week, which I guess is to expected as we are in the dreaded "post NFL combine, pre March Madness dead period." Add in the fact that the Rockets have seemingly been on a second All-Star break this week (haven't played since Saturday), and on a lazy Thur ... More >>
Saturday night, given the choice between staying at home with me to watch the annual Denard Robinson Tear-Notre-Dame's-Heart-Out-And-Show-It-To-Them-Apalooza (and experiencing the corresponding remote control throwing that goes with it) and going out to dinner with her girlfriends to a nice restaura ... More >>
My view on tattoos is well documented in this space. I don't understand them, but I don't begrudge people who decide to get them. Me, I tend to have a more big-picture view on what gets permanently etched onto my skin; in short, I'd feel stupid at age 70 (assuming I make it that far) with a picture ... More >>
There are so many things that I could type about the idiots who stood in line for Mega Millions tickets last Friday that, frankly, not having done so until now has been like holding in a sneeze. Late last week, people were blocking out entire afternoons to stand in line for a one in 176 million chan ... More >>
As someone who both writes a periodic piece in this space and hosts a moderately listened-to radio show in several markets around the country, I get that criticism comes with the job. People will not only disagree with you, but some will grow to dislike you (despite the fact that they don't know you ... More >>
Luther Campbell brings the crazinessYes, we're dusting off the Biggest Loser feature again! I'm sure you're fired up. The feature that was originally meant to highlight specific groups of people with dysfunctional behavior and whose rules were subsequently bent to include specific individuals ... More >>
In the wake of the recent news that feted comedian/actor/YouTube sensation Jay Pharoah - above, known for his spoofs of A-list bait like Drake, Chris Tucker, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Eddie Murphy, and President Obama - will join the cast of Saturday Night Live when its 36th season premieres September ... More >>
Photo by Marco TorresYour face-painting will be in vain!It's the preseason and we must remember that the Dallas Cowboys are making a return trip to Reliant Stadium in about a month, so let's not get crazy over what the Texans' 23-7 manhandling of the Cowboys on Saturday night means in the big pic ... More >>
VH1 honored the Dirty South for the 2010 edition of Hip-Hop Honors. We flew out there and sat in on the taping this past weekend. Or we Tivo'd it while we put our kids to bed and then watched it afterwards. One of those is true.
8:00 p.m.: Oh, good. Darrell from The Office is hosting to ... More >>
Whenever people ask me what the best sporting event is that I've ever been
to, the answer is always an easy one:
October 15, 1988...Notre Dame 31, Miami 30.
It had all the critical elements of a personal "best sporting event ever"
--- Heated rivalry? Check. Brawl before the game in the tunnel? ... More >>