It almost feels strange to be writing again, but here I am nonetheless. I’m sorry to have left you guys hanging for so long, but it’s been an interesting last few months...Read More
I know I’ve been absent and that my daily journal of marathon training fizzled out after roughly three days but there’s a logical explanation. First, the marathon journal was a dumb idea. I’m still training but after about two days, what the hell else could I say different? I ran today…THE END!
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So once again an NBA player has decided to demonstrate what’s wrong with the NBA. During Monday night’s game between the New York Knicks and the Boston Celtics, words were exchanged between Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett. The two got double technical fouls but it didn’t end there...Read More
As many of you may have already heard, once again tragedy has struck one of our nation’s most innocent symbols. The school shooting that took place at Sandy Hook elementary in Connecticut yesterday is becoming a far too common trend...Read More
Attending sporting events are a time-honored tradition in our culture, or in most cultures for that matter. Some people spend their entire lives as fans of a sport and never attend a game in person.
I’ve been a football fan since I was eight and didn’t attend my first game until I was 22...Read More
It feels good to be back after such a long layoff. If you haven’t noticed, AREA 49 has gone through a bit of “redecorating”. While there are still some changes going on, I started to miss giving my unsolicited opinions.
So, what better way to get back in the swing of things and to shake the baseball...Read More
It’s been 10 years since former Philadelphia 76ers guard Allen Iverson made his infamous “Practice” speech. Iverson gave comments regarding reports that he consistently missed or showed up late to practices...Read More
I was reading an interesting article on FOX Sports this morning that mentioned some remarks given during an interview with Boston Celtics players Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen. Rondo stated that he had no interest, even if selected, to play for the U.S. Olympic basketball team. His reasoning: “I love m...Read More