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STADIUM FOOD ARRIVES AT THE CUTTING EDGE

Remember back in the old days when ‘going out to the ball park’ meant eating hotdogs, popcorn and cotton candy.  You couldn’t even get a cold beer at most ball parks.  Sporting events were sort of like camping trips where everyone dressed up warmly and fans often resorted to bringing their own food and beverages, especially ‘beverages’.     Stadiums were mostly cold grey …

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by Bobby Goodspeed on April 20th, 2019 Leave a comment »

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DRAFTING FOR THE FUTURE

It’s time once again for the annual National Football League Draft of eligible players coming out of colleges and universities from across the United States and around the world.  This year the ceremony will take place in Nashville, Tennessee on April 25-27, where 111 pro football hopefuls, the largest number of applicants ever, have announced their intentions to throw their …

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by Bobby Goodspeed on April 19th, 2019 Leave a comment »

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FIRE ON THE BAYOU

In the aftermath of the suspension of LSU head basketball coach Will Wade right before the SEC tournament, Joe Alleva, who served as athletic director for the Tigers for the past eleven years, will step down from the AD job at LSU to take up a position as ‘special assistant’ to LSU’s president F. King Alexander going forward. Alleva has …

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by Bobby Goodspeed on April 18th, 2019 Leave a comment »

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 14: Tiger Woods of the United States celebrates after sinking his putt to win during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 14, 2019 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

TIGER ROARS

There were 25,000 fans crowded around the greens and most of them were there to try and catch a glimpse of just one particular golfer at the 2019 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia, that would be four time Masters winner and overwhelming crowd favorite Tiger Woods. Stepping onto the lush campus at Augusta National after not having won a PGA …

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by Bobby Goodspeed on April 17th, 2019 Leave a comment »

STANLEY CUP 19

HARD AS A HOCKEY PUCK

The Stanly Cup Playoffs are once again underway. Our fastest, hardest hitting and most brutal popular team sport takes to the ice to determine which is the best team in the National Hockey League for 2019, and the competition is tight as always.  Of the 31 teams in the NHL, only the top 16 are still in competition for North …

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by Bobby Goodspeed on April 16th, 2019 Leave a comment »

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TOPSY-TURVY START TO MLB FOR 2019

Now hold on a minute. That’s not the way it was supposed to go.  Early MLB Power Rankings had the Yankees, the Red Sox and the Astros at the top of the heap. After just 5 games, Boston has only racked up one win, the Yankees lost 2 of 3 to the lowly Orioles and Houston has already lost 3 …

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by Bobby Goodspeed on April 12th, 2019 Leave a comment »

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THE LAKERS LOSE THEIR MAGIC

The man whom most people thought of as the very heart of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team has thrown in the towel at a non-scheduled press conference before the Lakers last game of the season with the Portland Trail Blazers.  Apparently Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson told no one about his decision to leave the legendary Los Angeles basketball team, not …

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by Bobby Goodspeed on April 10th, 2019 Leave a comment »

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A TRADITION UNLIKE ANY OTHER

Every golfer on the planet, no matter his or her skill level, dreams of one day playing a round or two of golf at the Augusta National course in Georgia. It is, to many players and fans, golfing Mecca.  The course is an awe inspiring and beautiful setting for one of the world’s greatest sporting events, the PGA Masters Tournament. …

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by Bobby Goodspeed on April 9th, 2019 Leave a comment »

DUNDON DOUBLES DOWN AND DIRTY

It appears that the fledgling Alliance of American Football League may be in danger of folding operations before they really ever got off the ground.  Or at least that what appears to be happening.  It could very well be just another nationwide pageant to mislead the public while pursuing a completely different agenda. As per reports by Pro Football Talk, …

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by Bobby Goodspeed on April 3rd, 2019 Leave a comment »

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DODGERS SCORE 42 RUNS IN FIRST 4 GAMES

Expectations have been running high in Los Angeles since before the Cactus League ever even got started this year.  After winning two straight National League pennants, only to fall late in the World Series each year, this years’ Dodgers team has a lot to live up to.  So far, they are doing just that. In the opening four game home …

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by Bobby Goodspeed on April 2nd, 2019 Leave a comment »