Hot Fan: Violet Kanian, Born to Be a Lakers Fan

Violet: any chiefly low, stemless or leafy-stemmed plant of the genus Viola, having purple, blue, yellow, white, or variegated flowers (source: Well, there you have it. If you’re named after purple and yellow flowers, you must be a Los Angeles Lakers fan. Violet was literally born a Lakers fan. “My mom and uncle would [...]

Check Out My Interview on Iconoclastically Bombastic

Ronny Carlton of Iconoclastically Bombastic recently asked me to answer 10 NFL questions. Here’s a sample below: 5. How good are the Falcons? Their offensive weapons (Matt Ryan, Michael Turner, Roddy White, Tony Gonzalez) were expected to be good, but the defense has really stepped up. The defense is ranked eighth in the league in [...]

Listen to Me on FOX Sports Radio 1340 Today at 11:20am EST!

I will be on FOX Sports radio station 1340 WBGN in Kentucky today at 11:20am EST to talk about one of my favorite topics: Kentucky Wildcats basketball. Be sure to listen live on their website:! //

#SSsports Chat Highlights for 11/18/10

If you missed Wednesday night’s #SSsports Twitter chat, there are some highlights below. And, thanks to @alaskansurveyor, we got a gorgeous picture depicting how the #SSsports chat is always a home run! On Brandon Roy and Greg Oden’s knees… @revolvingrecord: I’d like to hear what doctors have to say. I don’t think a GM knows [...]

New York Rangers Celebrate 85 Years With Heritage Night

Like SNY Rangers blogger Andrew Fiorentino said, “I knew the Rangers were going to lose the game. They always do for these special events.” Wednesday night’s special event was “Heritage Night presented by American Express,” a celebration of the 85th Anniversary of the New York Rangers franchise. I had the privilege of meeting Rangers legends [...]

#SSsports Chat Topics 11/18/10

This week’s #SSsports Twitter Chat has been moved to Thursday night at 7:30pm. I was at the Boston Bruins vs. New York Rangers game last night, so I had to postpone the chat. In addition, because the Chicago Bears vs. Miami Dolphins game begins at 8:20pm, I’ve decided to start the chat earlier in order [...]

Mike Wallace is My Thanksgiving Football Hero

A few other sports bloggers and I were invited to participate in a blog contest for [yellow tail] Reserve wine. To celebrate the special moments in life, drink [yellow tail] Reserve, the premium version of [yellow tail]. Thanksgiving is one of those special moments, and nothing goes better with wine and food than football. We [...]

Jeff Reed Blames Heinz Field for Field Goal Miss, Digs at Fans

Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Jeff Reed missed a silly 26-yard field goal last night against the New England Patriots. The reason? From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: “I’m not one to make excuses,” Reed began. “I’ll take the credit for the miss. It was a great snap, a great hold, great protection. It’s kind of hard when you [...]

Do Not Give College Jeopardy Participants Sports Trivia Questions

How would you classify these “smart” college students? At least one of them answered with a player from the same team. She probably only knew of him from Eva Longoria. The other one clearly thought, “Well, I only know of three players in the NBA. LeBron James had the whole Decision thing. Kobe is with [...]

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