Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Selflessness of the Cincinnati Reds

As I read various articles about the Reds coming into this season, one of the things I am struck by is the selfless attitudes some of the players have shown. You might argue that being selfless is part of the … Continue reading

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Offensive Mediocrity, Thy Name is Bearcat

The Cincinnati Bearcats are an offensively deficient basketball team in Big East conference play. That is pretty obvious when they continuously throw up poor shooting percentages and low point totals game after game. Even within the Big East, where offense … Continue reading

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The importance of a fast start

When I look at the early portion of the Reds schedule, it strikes me as rather difficult. The Reds open with nine straight against the Angels, Nationals and Cardinals, which will provide a test immediately. By May 1st the Reds … Continue reading

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Why I’m jealous of Baltimore (and other NFL Playoff trivia)

As a Bengals fan, I’m used to seeing Baltimore on top of the AFC North standings. Now they also sit on top of the NFL world. Since 2000 they have had a sustained run of success that would make nearly … Continue reading

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Is it really that hard to win on the West Coast?

In the NFL the notion has been floated about that for eastern teams, performing well on the West Coast is a difficult task. But do San Diego, Seattle, Oakland and San Francisco really hold an edge over eastern teams above … Continue reading

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The good and the bad of social media

The influence of social media is everywhere nowadays. Athletes have their own Twitter handles and Facebook pages. Teams are using social media to connect with and inform fans. Blogs and message boards are springing up from both experts and fans, … Continue reading

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