Horse Racing: Kentucky Derby Primer

Thank you, Grandpa Faragalli! When you are a sports fan, you can usually trace back your love for particular sports to a family member.  My Dad was a huge baseball fan, and that is how I became a huge baseball fan.  When I was growing up, my father didn’t even show allegiances towards teams in any other sport.  My liking for the New Jersey Devils, Carolina Panthers, and Michigan Wolverines…

May 6, 2017

NFL: Draft Primer

There are a lot of things to be grateful for nowadays if you are a sports fan, and one of the things I am most grateful for is technology. See, years ago, if you wanted to get up-to-the-second NFL draft coverage, you actually had to tune into the draft.  There really isn’t anything more mundane than an NFL Draft, and I will never understand why people would rather tune in…

April 27, 2017

Opinion: ESPN Makes Significant Staff Cuts

When I was in high school and college, my routine in the morning was simple:  I would lay on the coach for a while before I drove off to school, watching whatever was on ESPN (probably a lot of SportsCenter or related shows), or turning on Headline News at the exact moment that they would run “Headline Sports” (there was nothing quite like listening to Van Earl Wright going through…

April 26, 2017