Next Stop, Revis Island

It’s 6:15 on a Monday morning — Labor Day, in fact — and I’m helping Robby get out the door for his scrimmage. High school football coaches particularly like to do two things: (1) Yell very loudly
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Change I Wish We Could Believe In

All right — college football is finally here. As I’m sure you could guess, I’ve been waiting a long time for this weekend. There’s nothing better than watching college football — except, of course,
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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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