Clue: “The Great Detective Game”

Who remembers playing board games? Along with video games and playing outdoors with my neighborhood friends, playing board games was a major highlight of my childhood. I loved going to other people’s houses and seeing their board game closets or shelves. Most folks had the same stuff, but there was always a game or two […]

Tombstone: A Modern-Western Classic

  Earlier today I was checking the Facebook and saw that an old college friend posted a clip from the 1993 classic, Tombstone. If you know the film, you’ll remember the scene: While in Wyatt Earp’s saloon/casino, Cowboy Johnny Ringo meets the legendary Doc Holliday for the first time. They exchange unpleasantries back and forth […]

Worst Run Team In Sports

The Chicago Bulls logo. ┬áIf you were around in the ’90s you’d remember that image being associated with greatness. Led by Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and their “Zen Master” Phil Jackson, they won six championships in eight years. What’s transpired since 1998 has mostly been disastrous. Sadly, their peril has been self-inflicted. The guy […]

The Best Playoffs Happening Now

May and June each year bring us the playoff seasons of two major sports in America. This year, and probably last year as well, the best playoff experience hasn’t belonged to the NBA. That distinction, in my humble opinion, clearly belongs to the NHL. Like most kids I grew up with, we followed and played […]

Gearing Up For The Motor City!

Detroit. Not a place too many folks would be excited to go to. This Saturday I’ll be heading up there and I can’t wait! Why? Last year my buddy Dominic and I tried something new. We decided to head up there and take in the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix on Belle Isle. Let me just […]

The Best Racing Day of the Year

The Sunday of Memorial Weekend. One of my favorite days of the year. It starts early. In fact, if you’re going to do it right, it starts around 7 am in one of the most beautiful places in the world. The Monaco Grand Prix. If you want to see how the world’s 1 percent […]

NBA Finals Preview

The NBA Finals are finally set. The matchup will look familiar. For the third year in a row, the Golden State Warriors will face the Cleveland Cavaliers. Two years ago the Warriors won. Last season, despite trailing 3 games to 1, LeBron James led his Cavs to 3 straight wins and delivered the long-suffering sports […]