I thought I would be posting photos from the Annual WSU SASO Ice Cream Social, an event my father and I truly look forward to each fall. This event is for season ticket holders and donors to the Shocker Athletic Scholarship Organization (SASO) and is one of the few times fans mingle directly with the student … Continue reading Day #3 of Wild and Exciting Little Things: It could be worse
Because of my unconditional love of all things blue and orange. My passion for the Black and Gold A love of La Roja Infatuation with the Bearded Wonder and the Stoner And Sideline Bimbos, strange mascots, and Devin Hester I have this: Leave the Stilettos at Home A blog to support all things sports. Or … Continue reading It’s in the blood
I've always thought I missed my calling. If I had a chance to go back and do it all over again, I would've been a sports broadcaster. I love sports. What better way to spend my work days then immersed in sports. All sports. And with intelligent and talented women like Pam Ward and Lesley … Continue reading Sideline bimbos, strange mascots, and Devin Hester
Yes, the air is crisp and cool. Windows are open. Sweatshirts are donned. And you can hear the collide of helmets and pads. The cheering and singing from the stands. This is football season. And how is my football season? My Monsters of the Midway are 3-0. Top of the NFC north. And who did … Continue reading And fall truly begins
(said in that echoing radio voice) Today is the official first Sunday of football. I have my queso, popcorn, and beer at hand. Later, we'll be grilling flat-iron steaks. And I'll be wearing blue and orange. I have a section in my closet reserved for my favorite teams. There's a small black and red area of … Continue reading Sunday, Sunday, Sunday
Today is NFL kick-off day. In my book, a holiday. If it were up to me, the entire nation would take the day off tomorrow. The opening day of the NFL season is one of my favorite days. But one other favorite holiday arrives shortly after Kick-off day. And that is Halloween. I love Halloween. … Continue reading Holiday
You know the song. Yes, this post is about my favorite things. I received one of those things on Christmas in 1994, from my delightful brother-in-law, Mark. An Illinois native, he has been a Bears fan since he was a small boy. And he knew exactly what to get me for Christmas one year. It was … Continue reading Brown paper packages tied up with string…
I've sung this song in my car, in many a bar, in my home, and in the zone at Soldier Field. I sing loud. I sing proud. No matter the reason, no matter the outcome of the season. As long as the Bears score, I will sing. So, everybody sing!
Exactly one week from today the NFL season begins. This will be the first football season in 8 years that I will be able to enjoy in its entirety. No homework. No classes. No papers. No excuses. Am I ready for some football? I just ordered a new Bears t-shirt and bought a new Bears … Continue reading Am I ready for some football?
The 2010 World Cup is over. I have spent the past month glued to my computer at work and ESPN 360, as well as my television at home. An incredible and wonderful distraction. And my beloved boys in red have taken the World Cup. Viva Espana! While they frightened their believers with their initial loss in … Continue reading World Cup 2010: La Furia Roja