My family loves sports. It's what we do, what we know, and what we love. My parents are big sports fans, so of course, my sister, brother and I continue to carry the torch. But, with my brother in Kansas City and my sister in Illinois, I miss watching games with them. Thank goodness for texting. I can watch a … Continue reading Day #29 of Wild and Exciting Little Things: Sport Texting
This past Sunday, before I headed to a bridal shower, I checked the battery on my phone, checked the time for the AFC/NFC playoff games, and posted on Facebook something about reminding myself that not every woman schedules her life events around the NFL, college basketball and other sports calendars. I'm the woman who set … Continue reading It’s not sports, it’s family…or I yam what I yam.
Five-game winning streak. An O-line finally protecting its quarterback by only allowing 1.3 sacks per game instead of 4.7. An inspired running game lead by an equally inspired yet underpaid running back. A special teams that is consistent and explosive. A defense that is showing signs of its monster history. And now, Cutler possibly out … Continue reading It’s the end of the season as we know it (and I don’t feel fine).
It's been so long since I've been to LTSAH that I forgot my cleverly cryptic password. Not only could I not remember the password, I couldn't remember where I wrote it down for such an emergency. What can I say? Time flies. Guess I better give the memory a stretch. A nice little jog can't hurt. … Continue reading Suddenly, it’s November
Rick Reilly gives you every reason why football fans should be cheering for the Packers come Sunday. I have to agree with a lot of his points. Packers have history. Lots of history. And they have true fans. Once a cheesehead, always a cheesehead. And because they are the last little town to keep their … Continue reading Old habits or why I can’t cheer for Green Bay
Yes, that three-day-old dead horse is Jay Cutler and his infamous knee. While others were busy on Sunday tweet-lynching Cutler and questioning the toughness of the guy, I was just disappointed our offensive efforts fell flat in the first half. I never questioned if he was truly hurt. After all, wasn't this the same QB who spent most … Continue reading Beating a three-day-old dead horse
So, here it is. The NFC Championship will be played in Chicago next Sunday, the Bears vs. Packers. Believe it or not, this is only the second time the longtime rivals will meet in the playoffs. The first time was in 1941, one week after the attack at Pearl Harbor. The Bears won 33-14. There's much … Continue reading Remember Two Things
No, it hasn't taken me this long to recover from New Year's festivities. Actually, it's taken me until now to recover from the entire holiday season. So I've had plenty of time to think back on the year and the key moments in sports that will linger on in my memory. So while I'm sure … Continue reading 2010. Didn’t it make you want to…rage?
Well, another Christmas come and gone. The season always passes so quickly. I barely get my sports tree up, when I'm taking it down. This year, I'm thinking I'll leave it up until Superbowl. At least the sports tree and all my Bears Christmas stuff, especially the stocking. After all, I did ask Santa for … Continue reading A Happy Christmas
The 33-0 deficit at the half the Bears faced yesterday was the largest in their 91 seasons. They were bullied, run over, throttled and just plain out-played on their home turf. And in their home conditions. I'm almost glad our local stations didn't carry the game. I did get to watch online from a link … Continue reading B-r-r-r-utal!