Category Archives: Sports

Winter Olympics 2014 thoughts

I’ve always considered myself a huge fan of the Olympics. Although I’m not terribly sure why. I don’t watch it as much as I’d like to, and I couldn’t even name my top Olympic memories. The miracle on ice doesn’t … Continue reading

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Forever Strong, and becoming a rugby fan

About a year ago, I came upon the movie “Forever Strong” The movie offered a somewhat different take on the traditional sports flick. In most sports movies, the team starts off from an underdog position. Then in the course of … Continue reading

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In memory of UFC 151

This weekend, Jon “Bones” Jones is scheduled to take on Dan Henderson for the UFC light heavyweight title.  Or at least it would have been, had Dan Henderson not injured himself last week, and had to withdraw from the fight.   A … Continue reading

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Online message boards lead to an interesting day

As I’ve said before, hockey is one of my favorite sports to watch, and college is where I really fell in love with it.   But being a fan involves trials.  And I’m not just talking about taking a trip to Minnesota … Continue reading

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The Conquest ends

In 2002, the Albany Conquest began play in the Pepsi Arena in Albany NY.  In their first two seasons, they went 13-3, winning their division both times in front of crowds numbering around 4,000-5,000 a night.  The games were exciting, … Continue reading

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My first Roller Derby

First of all, I am someone who appreciates live and local sports.  I would much rather go to a local Greenjackets football game, than watch a game on TV.   If I lived equally between a major and minor league sports team, … Continue reading

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