Blame Cannada


It’s a topic football can’t escape…and it’s not going away any time soon.


On Monday afternoon, coaches in Greenville County were given instruction on how to deal with and prevent concussions through a program provided by USA Football.

Warrior fatigue

Here we are again on the eve of another Warriors/Cavs NBA final.

There’s no question we’re about to watch the two best teams play for a championship, but talking heads would have you believe it’s Golden State’s series to lose.

Not handy

People who have known me for years wouldn’t make the mistake of asking me to anything handy.

Well, my wife does, but she doesn’t really ask. She tells me to do handy stuff—then fusses at me for messing it up. I believe the word for this is “marriage.”

Bogey golf

I love to golf, but I’m terrible.”

This is the warning I give anytime someone asks me to go play a round.

It’s a completely serious warning, too. I couldn’t be worse at this sport. It’s one of the most enjoyable warm weather activities, but one of the most difficult to master.

Not going back

I feel as though I need to follow up on last week’s column by giving you an update on where I am as a sports fan.

I am not currently a sports fan.

That’s the update.

In fact, I have renounced all sports on several occasions since last Monday. Some hurts just go too deep. Some wounds simply won’t heal.

So close

To quote the great Russell Casse from one of my favorite films (Independence Day):

“I been sayin’ it!”

“I’ve been sayin’ it for 10 *dang* years. Ain’t I been sayin’ it? Huh? Yeah, I’ve been sayin’ it.”

North Carolina is winning the 2016 national championship. Go ahead and take that information to Vegas.


Well there you have it, college basketball fans.

Was that enough madness for you?

If Northern Iowa buzzer beaters and Middle Tennessee beatdowns didn’t get you going, I don’t know what will. If that Wisconsin shot to beat Xavier didn’t get you off your couch, you might want to check your pulse.


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