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Sunday, January 22, 2012

Wide left

So, the Ravens were pushing for the winning TD, couldn't convert 3rd and 1, and promptly went ahead and missed the game-tying field goal with 13 seconds left in the 4th quarter. Patriots take one knee and it's over.


Twitter dropped the ball

I''ve got the AFC championship game on between the Patriots and Ravens, while editing a book manuscript, and it's been a good game thus far. I'd like to tweet some of my thoughts and play reactions but, if I may borrow from the immortal words of Howard Cosell, "Down goes Twitter."

Friday, January 13, 2012

Bosh's comments likely won't hurt anybody, least of all James

For those who might question why Chris Bosh, in a recent GQ interview, would give the ball to Dwayne Wade to be the one to take the last shot with the game on the line, the Bible will help you to understand.

Proverbs 18:23 reads "The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly," which is an olde English way of saying "when you have no power, you care what people think and you avoid offending anyone; when you have power, you don't give a rat's butt what people think so you say what's on your mind without worrying if it hurts anyone or not."

These guys are men, they're rich, and they call it as they see it - like it or lump it.