Over the hump with blog nation – 3/12

Crack open a cold one – sit back and join a discussion. Don’t forget to tell ’em who sent ya. Sox and Dawgs: The National Lampoon Sports Minute or so Center Field: Random spring training photo of the day NCAA Hoops Today: North Carolina at Duke Yellow Chair Sports: YCS Barroom Discussion: Athletes of yesteryear […]

NCAA Hoops: Rating the Small Forwards

These guys have the responsibility of rebounding amongst the Redwoods, feeding the post, driving the base line, and when the matchup warrants, playing with their back to the basket in the post. Let’s hear it for the small forwards. Joe Alexander Junior/ West Virginia 16.2PPG 6.1RPG – Small never looked so big. Don’t be misled […]

Performance of the week (POTW) 3/2-3/9

Take a moment Clipboard readers to nominate your performance of the week. This can be an individual or team performance in professional or amateur sports. This doesn’t need to be a contest of who had the best performance of the week – rather a collection of highlights from the week past. I’m going with Courtney […]

Like father, like son?

The following is a fictitious account . Our scene takes us to Lubbock, Texas. It is early morning, March fourth on the campus of Texas Tech University. Last night the Raiders lost to conference foe, Kansas, 109-51. Pat Knight, the recently named coach of the Raiders is strolling across the parking lot to the athletics’ […]

NCAA Hoops: Rating the centers

Call ’em monstahs of the middle, backstops, or landlords. These are the guys who control the middle. Bring on the centers. Roy Hibbert – Senior/ Georgetown 13.6PPG 6.4RPG 2.4 Blocks – Hibbert brings a sense of calm to the Hoya attack. Beside his numbers did anyone catch the Georgetown/ Marquette game last week? Late in […]

I am 19 again – “closets are for hangers”

Picture this: JD and Casey standing in the aisle screaming the lyrics to ‘Rosalita’. It was not 1984 at Toronto’s CNE stadium; it was last night in Rochester – 23 years later. Once again – I AM HEALED by the power of rock ‘n’ roll. Until you have seen Bruce Springsteen live, you have not […]

If Casey got to pick what Springsteen plays tomorrow…

his set list would have the following: Jungleland It’s hard to be a saint in the city – with the extended dueling guitars Kitty’s back Tenth Avenue freeze out – “tear drops on the city – bad scooter searching for his groove” Pink Cadillac Mary’s Place I’ll work for your love Backstreets Because the night […]