This past Christmas my wife got for me one of those little tear-off-a-page-every-day desk calendars. Each page has a sports fact or trivia question relevant to that particular day. From March 12 until June 1 it sat untouched on my … Continue reading
Over the weekend I finished reading John Feinstein’s latest book, The Back Roads to March: The Unsung, Unheralded, and Unknown Heroes of a College Basketball Season. The book has been out since early March (when the world was very different), but … Continue reading
Hard to believe today’s the last day of July. July 31st I believe, is today’s date. Or, if you prefer, March 153rd. Yeah, that sounds much more like today’s actual date.
The 2020 MLB “season” is unraveling before our eyes, like Peppermint Patty jumping up to block a Charlie Brown kick after he somehow got a toe on the ball before Lucy pulled it away. That didn’t take long, did it? … Continue reading
Me: Hey, Google—what time is the Nationals’ game? Google Home: The Nationals will play the Toronto Blue Jays at 6:05 tonight. Me: I know. I just like hearing it. … Continue reading
“Washington Football Team.” Couldn’t get the rights to a real nickname? Actually, no, the name is brilliant. Seriously. Burgundy and gold star to whoever came up with that one. Outstanding. … Continue reading
It’s almost here. Our foot is an inch from the ball and Lucy is still holding it. One… more… day.
Gotta hand it to the folks at Hulu. The world gives their business a gift (let’s face it–Covid basically required everyone to order some kind of streaming service), and rather than rest on that fact have absolutely brought it while we’re … Continue reading
From the I’ll-take-anything-but-a-Covid-story series, there is this… If you live ’round these parts (that would be the Washington, D.C., metro area) you have no doubt felt a crush of very hot weather recently, and someone telling you we were closing … Continue reading
If you live ’round these parts (that would be the Washington, D.C., metro area) you know one thing for certain: we talk about football regardless of season, regardless of pandemics, and regardless of whether or not anyone will ever actually … Continue reading