The Bromance is Back

The Play by Play  Let’s Play Hockey There are now three, that’s right, three professional sports seasons happening concurrently, as hockey (known as the NHL- not to be confused with the NFL) skates onto television and into our lives on Wednesday, October 4th. The Pittsburgh Penguins, last year’s Stanley Cup Champions, face off (gotta love... Continue Reading →

A Force for Unity

Play by Play Not Without Consequences A body taking repeated hits certainly can’t come out the other side completely unscathed. In recent years more time has been spent researching (Will Smith even starred in a movie about) the long term impact of repeated hits to the head- known as Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE. As... Continue Reading →

Friends and Family

Play by Play Fashion Forward Things are about to get far more fashionable in the National Basketball Association. No longer does a team sport “home” and “away” jerseys in the NBA. This year, Nike took over from Adidas as the sponsor, and designer of, the uniforms worn by each team in the league. Now, it... Continue Reading →

Record Making and Rule Breaking

The Play by Play The Streak Continues Getting to the gym even three days in a row seems daunting. And then there are the Cleveland Indians, who have done what no other MLB team has accomplished in history, winning 22 games and counting. First they blew past the American League’s 20 game streak set by... Continue Reading →

When Sports Reflect Life

The Play by Play The Weather Woes Worsens Only a few days after Harvey swept through Texas, Hurricane Irma has set it sights on Florida (and possibly Georgia and the Carolinas). As one of, if not the, largest storms in history, the southern states and cities prepare for the worst. Because neither home turf can... Continue Reading →

Let’s Hear it for the Girls

The Play by Play A Lion's Share of the Profit   Matthew Stafford, the NFL’s 2009 number one draft pick, and current quarterback for the Detroit Lions, has officially become the highest paid player in NFL history, earning a total of $135 million over the next five years. Guaranteed $60.5 million at signing (even if... Continue Reading →

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