Posts Tagged ‘sports’

NFL Week Three: Brown Out, Overreactions, and the Week In Picks

21st September 2018 by admin No Comments

Our long national nightmare is over. The Cleveland Browns are winners again. It was just one game, sure. And it was against the Jets, that’s a fair point. But come on, if you’re not entertained by the entire city of Cleveland celebrating like they just won the last battle in “Independence Day,” what more could […]

Facebook, Nike, and (at least some of) the Truth

6th September 2018 by admin No Comments

(originally posted on Facebook here) This is not a political post, it’s just a post for people who love to post on Facebook, but apparently don’t have Google. – Michael Jordan is not leaving Nike and taking “Air Jordan” with him. The University of Alabama did not cancel their contract with Nike, nor did the […]

Reid’s Official Unofficial NFL Draft Timeline 2018: The Fabulous Baker Boy

26th April 2018 by admin No Comments

Your official unofficial NFL Draft 2018 Timeline: March 2018: The NFL announces FOX will cover the first round of the NFL Draft, bringing the event to broadcast TV for the first time. The NFL also allows ESPN to continue their coverage on cable, which is like having your girlfriend break up with you, but still […]

Philly Philly: The Unofficial Official Super Bowl LII Timeline

3rd February 2018 by admin No Comments

Sunday, January 28, 2018 – The New England Patriots defeat the Jacksonville Something-Or-Others to advance to their 73rd straight Super Bowl. Later on that day, the Philadelphia Eagles beat Minnesota to win the NFC. Philadelphia fans riot in celebration, or perhaps just practicing for later. Saturday, February 3, 2018 – The Pro Football Hall of […]

Getting a Do-Over on This NFL Season

15th October 2017 by admin No Comments

Reid’s picks for NFL Week Six, along with semi-insightful commentary about Adrian Peterson’s career, drug testing the media, and the complete disintegration of the Miami Dolphins.

My NFL New Year’s Resolutions

1st January 2017 by admin No Comments

My NFL week seventeen sports humor column is up here, from the pages and website of the Tyler Morning Telegraph. It features lines like these… I resolve to not watch Texans games until they change offensive philosophies and try and gain more than a yard per play. I resolve to never underestimate Bill Belichick, no […]

The 2016 NFL Year In Review

28th December 2016 by admin No Comments

My new sports humor column is up today, it’s in the pages of the Tyler Morning Telegraph, and also online at their website. It’s my end-of-year timeline, featuring hopefully funny observations like… APRIL: On day two of the draft, chaos rules as the Cowboys take a guy who won’t play this year, Tampa Bay trades […]

Gig Bagged

8th July 2015 by admin No Comments

Writing gigs this week…12,000 words on high school football…finished. Final score, 1300 Coaching Cliches, 143 players with upside who are great athletes and real leaders, 63 bottles of water, 29 episodes of Gossip Girl watched in the background, and 1 bout with stomach flu. Just to make things more interesting, I also threw in a […]

Least Mode: The Unofficial Official Super Bowl XLIX Timeline

5th February 2015 by admin No Comments

For those of you who are fans of sports, commercials, controversy, halftime shows, fistfights, and all of the other things that go into a Super Bowl, my annual award-winning* Super Bowl Timeline is up now at ProjectShanks.com, featuring lines like… 9:57pm – The Seahawks get a miracle catch to get the ball down inside the […]

The Great Arkansas Putt-Putt Adventure

28th May 2013 by admin No Comments

A lot of people like to do something special for their birthday. I chose to spend my birthday weekend working with my buddy Matt “Mattie 5” Bellner, covering him on the Professional Putters Tour in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Why? Why not? FRIDAY: The Road Never Starts We decided Friday afternoon to make the trip to […]

Powerless: The Unofficial Official Super Bowl XLVII Timeline

4th February 2013 by admin No Comments

In a programming note, CBS announces that Dan Marino will be starring in a new sitcom entitled “How I Met Your Father.”