Yearly Archive for 2010

: 2010

Attention Deficit Disorder at the Stadium

So it seems Greg, my middle son, has already scored a ticket for the Jets-Ravens opener at the New Meadowlands Stadium. He says he’s trying to come up with one for me, too. I hope he comes through.
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Another Reason To Hate Baseball

I’m gonna switch things up a bit. Although my dad has experienced life for five more decades than I have, thus making him the “old school” part of this blog, I actually have an old-school stance on an
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It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over

On a chilly Tuesday night in late March of 1998, a dad took his three sons, aged 16, 14, and 4, to opening day at Shea Stadium. They watched as their Mets battled the visiting Phils through nine
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It’s Time To Give It Up

I apologize to any NFL-crazed, sick-of-baseball fans who are reading this, but I need to take the focus of this blog back to “America’s Pastime” (hopefully for the last time). I, like my two brothers,
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It’s NOT About the Rings

OMG — we actually agree on something! A few days ago Robby and I were talking about how Peyton Manning and Dan Marino are easily two of the best QBs of all time, and he said it shouldn’t matter that
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His Fear is Our Fantasy

I always wonder what’s going on in my dad’s head. I mean, I think of myself as a pretty typical 21st century sports fan, except maybe a little more passionate than some. And we just don’t agree on
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Fantasy Football For Me? Dream On . . .

The following is an actual e-mail — verbatim — from my oldest son, Matt (28), to my youngest son, Robby (16). Matt, you’ll see, is trying to entice his kid brother into spending some time at the
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It’s Never Too Early

I love the Mets. And I love fantasy baseball. And there’s nothing like heading out to the ballpark on a warm summer night. Well, except for anything related to the NFL. In all honesty, I’ve heard
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What Do David Lee and Ty Wigginton Have in Common

Enough already about LeBron, Robby tells me. And I’m fine with that. I’m happy for LeBron. I’m pleased that after all his soul-searching he saw fit to convene those hopeful little Knicks fans together
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The (Amazing) Decision

Good for The King. After weeks of uncertainty and chaos, the monkey is off of LeBron’s back. He’s headed to South Beach to share a city, a paycheck, fame, and a basketball with D-Wade and Chris Bosh.
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