Mea Culpa: Never Underestimate US Olympic Golfers

Mea Culpa: Never Underestimate US Olympic Golfers

I’m a huge sports fan. Baseball, basketball, football, soccer, golf… I’ll watch just about anything. Rudy Tomjanovich, once the head coach of my beloved Houston Rockets, is known mainly for two things in his career. During his playing career, he’s known for having his face rearranged in an on-court brawl by Kermit Washington. During his […]

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 The Golf Rivalry We All Need: Brooks vs Bryson

The Golf Rivalry We All Need: Brooks vs Bryson

Rivalries make the sports world go ’round. What’s college football without the Iron Bowl or the Red River Shootout (fine… Red River Rivalry)? What’s baseball without the Yankees vs. the Red Sox? You could honestly go on and on naming all kinds of rivalries across the entire spectrum of sports. The common thread is that […]

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 Thumbs up for Phil at 50 Years Old

Thumbs up for Phil at 50 Years Old

It was January 13, 1991. President George H. W. Bush was in office. Macaulay Culkin’s Christmas classic Home Alone is spending its ninth consecutive weekend at number one in the box office, pulling in $9.8 million in ticket sales. The Material Girl spent her second weekend at Billboard’s number one spot with the single “Justify […]

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 Just How Intelligent Are Sports Fans?

Just How Intelligent Are Sports Fans?

“Have you heard about the Aggie who knew the recipe for ice? No, what about him? He graduated.” Growing up a fan of the Texas Longhorns, I was never short on jokes poking fun at our biggest in-state and conference rivals, the Texas A&M Aggies. In fact, there are entire books dedicated to them. While […]

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