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Borg-McEnroe Rivalry Revisited In Stellar HBO Documentary

posted by mattaug

Anything that can break through John McEnroe and show the heart of the man through all the complicated layers deserves credit. HBO Documentaries does just that with Fire and Ice, a film about McEnroe’s rivalry with Bjorn Borg during a […]

Nats Manager Riggleman Quits, MLB Network Covers Bases

posted by mattaug

In one of the oddest recent happenings in sports, Washington Nationals manager Jim Riggleman resigned Monday. People quitting or getting fired happens all the time, but this case was particularly strange in that the Nationals had won 11 of 12 […]

Johnny Mac Attacks Good Guy Nadal

posted by mattaug

John McEnroe was an outstanding tennis player and he is a good television analyst for the sport. The same type of tantrums he had that hurt his legacy as a player are also affecting his work in the booth, however. […]

Tiger who? Golf still compelling without Woods

posted by mattaug

Love him or hate him, Tiger Woods was great for several years on the golf course. The Michael Jordan of his sport, though perhaps Mike Tyson may be a better comparison eventually for a career that flamed out too fast. […]

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This TV Critic Hopes Twitter Is Here To Stay!
A recent newspaper article that indicated Twitter is some kind of fad that could come and go in the next few years seems kind of sad to me. The great equalizer in our society isn't economic or legal or anythin

posted 5:04:10pm Dec. 12, 2012 | read full post »

Missing Sammy Davis Jr., Twinkies
I just noticed that the late, great Sammy Davis Jr's birthday, Dec. 8, came and went over the weekend. I miss the talented man, who broke down racial barriers through high great singing, dancing and even acting skills. Yes, even the latter, as judged by his appearance on the TV classic "All in

posted 8:22:23am Dec. 12, 2012 | read full post »

Daymond John Is One Cool 'Shark'
Inspiring people who are role-models are often difficult to come by when it comes to today’s television shows. Programs are often so full of rude, crude and offensive behavior from people with the same qualit

posted 1:39:27pm Dec. 10, 2012 | read full post »

On Thin Ice: Are NHL Owners Bargaining In Good Faith With Players?
I'm a strange 'cat', I'll admit it. Just ab0ut completely broke all the time, yet I am as conservative as the day is long. And I always will be. In a similar way, I have always been among the working middle class, or poor, lol, but tend to see things in the owner's point of view in many res

posted 6:23:34pm Dec. 07, 2012 | read full post »


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