Bowling – a great way to make friends for life

There aren’t many things that bring people together more than having a common interest. This is especially true for bowling. Bowling has given me the opportunity to make great friends that will last a lifetime. I have lived in four different states in my life. I’m turning 30 this year. It wasn’t until I moved to college that I left […]

Chicago Cubs end disappointing 2009 season

This has been a huge disappointment of a season for the Chicago Cubs. On the heels of a 97-win 2008 season that landed them the NL Central and made them one of the best teams in baseball, the Chicago Cubs are about to end a lackluster year that won’t involve any playoff baseball games. Cubs general manager Jim Hendry has […]

Football history

The history of soccer generally goes back to its beginnings in rugby union. The English game that is very similar to soccer and football that also started in England in the early 19th century. Similar variations of football were played by all college campuses of Ivy League schools until the mid-19th century. Then shortly after the end of the Civil […]

The history of the hockey city

In Hockey Town, there’s only one team to root for: the Detroit Red Wings. The team currently resides just a luxury sedan or limousine away from the Joe Louis Arena, located in downtown Detroit. Here are some historical highlights of the team: 1920 The Red Wings date back to the old Western Hockey League, when the Victoria (British Columbia) Cougars […]

FA Cup Grand Finals – Tottenham vs Manchester City

The 100th FA (Football Association) Cup Final was played at Wembley Stadium between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City on 9 May 1981 and a replay was played on 14 May. It was the replay that will always be remembered as one of the greatest FA Cup finals and will certainly be remembered for one of the greatest goals in the […]

Gavaskar–Border–Ponting controversy

The dispute between cricket batting legends Sunil Gavaskar and Allan Border was a display of pent-up anger dating back to the Bedi vs Bob Simpson series in 1979, which India nearly won despite unfavorable (read very biased) officiating from the Australians. : 1. Gavaskar – Citing the David Hookes incident: This is perhaps the only incorrect reference/comment in the entire […]

AFC North 2007 Previews and Screenings

AFC North Division: 1) Baltimore: The Ravens won’t find the sled so easy this year after posting a 13-3 regular season mark last year, pushing them will be the Pittsburgh Steelers who are just 2 years away from winning a Super Bowl and whose QB is now back in full force after a near-fatal off-season motorcycle accident last year and […]