Monthly Archives: May 2012

Sports Hop 5/29

June is nearly here. Here we go: 1. Greg Popovich wants “some nasty” Spurs Head Coach Greg Popovich generated a sensation when, miked up during a time out, he told his team he wanted some “nasty”, following that up with … Continue reading

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Is network programming doomed?

Network television (ABC, CBS, NBC, and later on, Fox) once dominated television, for the primary reason that it was the only thing on. It was on this golden era of network television that we had The Andy Griffin Show, Happy … Continue reading

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Sports Hop 5/22/2012

This week’s big sports stories: 1. Stan Van gets sacked… and the GM too I wanted, wanted, to kick off this week’s edition with the LA basketball teams both going down, but the Orlando Magic just wouldn’t allow it. A … Continue reading

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Sports Hop: 5/15 edition

Jumping across leagues and sports, here we go: 1. Bosh out indefinitely; does LeBron deserve a pass if the Heat go down?  In short, no. For his legitimate value to the Miami Heat, and it is substantial, the Heat tend … Continue reading

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The Avengers: Did it live up to the hype?

*****WARNING: SPOILER ALERT!!! WARNING: SPOILER ALERT!!!**** This blog entry contains spoilers from The Avengers; if you haven’t seen it yet and you read it, and it ruins the movie, it’s your own damn problem.   Several years ago (okay, roughly … Continue reading

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Boxing: A Deep Problem

I admit that I am biased against boxing in favor of the UFC and mixed martial arts. However, a recent episode of Rome, Jim Rome’s new show, revitalized my interest in the continuing decline of a sport that was huge … Continue reading

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