I have a confession to make — In my last post about both my favorite teams being in the NBA and NHL Western Conference Finals, I said that I would watch all of the games (despite the 8-hour time difference here in London). To my utter disappointment, I haven’t watched a single game.* *#gradschoolwoes #ineedsleep […]Read more "Merry Christmas in May, Bay Area!"
When LeBron James announced that he was returning to Cleveland, I was quite possibly the happiest NBA fan outside of, well, Cleveland. My feelings towards LeBron are volatile, to say the least, but at this point, it was all love. I know it sounds ridiculous, and that’s because it is. For clarity’s sake, I explain […]Read more "I’m pretty sure LeBron hates me"
During a game two years ago (can’t remember if it was the playoffs or just a REALLY significant game*), I remember being beside myself because Mark Jackson didn’t put Andrew Bogut on the in-bounder during the final play of a game. *Ahh…I’m pretty sure it was the San Antonio Spurs 2013 playoff game — and […]Read more "So you wanna talk about coaching?"
I am in the middle of studying for one of the biggest tests of my life, and I currently don’t really care. Ok, that’s not true. Obviously, I care a lot. Too much probably. I have locked myself in my apartment for the past 2 days all the while turning down numerous opportunities to liven […]Read more "Assorted Weekend Thoughts “Studying Sucks” Session"
“Are you nervous?” I asked our VP. “I hate him already,” he responded. I was working at an online video start-up in San Francisco at the time. Our VP was a transplant from Cleveland who considers the name “Art Modell” a profanity. He had suffered through years and years of heartbreak that only Cleveland fans know […]Read more "It was never hate. Just disappointment."
Being a sports fan is exhausting. Well, let me specify — being a Bay Area sports fan is exhausting. Well at least right now it is. It’s almost a sneaky little case of “Be Careful What You Wish For” with me. I’ve been a huge sports fan my entire life, but I have yet to […]Read more "Diaries of an Emotionally Drained Sports Fan"
A responsible blogger not only writes interesting, well-thoughtout posts, but they also write posts that are relevant to the times. This includes talking about a topic that has at least been plastered all over ESPN within the week, as well as littering the post with tags and SEO keywords to drive up traffic to the […]Read more "Responsibility. Relevancy. Writing. Reasons. Rubio."