Tag Archives: football

Welcome Back (Football)

If we were having a beer you would be chomping at the bit to switch the conversation to your topic. “Pitt? How many teams do you support and how much team gear do you own? And, if I may add, … Continue reading

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At the Bar with Star Trek

If we were having a beer, you would be picking on me…again “So, how did you celebrate on Thursday?” “Huh?” “Thursday. I heard that it was the 50th anniversary of Star Trek. I thought you would have done something special.” … Continue reading

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My Teams Sweep

Note: I don’t often focus on sports here but this was just so cool. I tried to include a few explanations for foreign readers and non-sports fans. Last Thursday evening, while packing for a road trip to Pittsburgh, I was … Continue reading

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Friend or Fan First?

In case you weren’t watching, the Denver Broncos beat the New England Patriots on Sunday to win the AFC Championship. Yes, Peyton Manning beat Tom Brady. The Patriots lost. The Broncos are going to the Super Bowl. I live in … Continue reading

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What I Want in 2014

It’s a brand new year and everyone is either talking about their resolutions or they are making predictions. I’ll have some predictions on one of my technical blogs, but for this one, I’m going to be greedy and say what … Continue reading

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This is How Rivalries get Started

Sigh…it’s Thursday and there’s no football. OK, Houston is playing Jacksonville tonight, but there’s no football. A week ago, there was a seemingly endless stream of football in front of us, starting with the Steelers vs. the Ravens Thanksgiving night. … Continue reading

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Hidden in Plain Sight

When I was a kid, part of the normal weekly experience was watching variety shows like the Jackie Gleason Show. There were a lot of variations of that show, but the one I recall ended with Gleason coming on stage … Continue reading

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