Archive for the ‘Hick Flick’s ramblings’ Category

Pro Bowl Blues

Monday, January 30th, 2012

You know a good joke? This game! An excerpt from Sunday's conversation -- Phillips: Do you think you can have something for tomorrow? Me: Of course, no problem. And then I realized what day it was. The day of the Pro Bowl and the NHL All-Star Game. What the hell am I going to ...

I Love Sports!

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Apparently the man upstairs does work in mysterious ways. Just one day after I decided my life would be better by swearing off sports, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa decided to retire. So to use a phrase that I never thought I would utter in my life: Thanks, Tony! I'm back! Much ...

I Hate Sports

Monday, October 31st, 2011

To those of you who have followed my blog posts here at Rumors and Rants for the last four years or however long it has been, thanks. However, I am pretty sure I may be done here, because I hate sports now. Maybe there's still time for me to get into ...

Who’s Your Caddie? Me.

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Dear Tiger, I see that you parted ways with caddie Steve Williams after 12 years, and unless you plan on becoming the only player on the PGA Tour to lug his own clubs around you're going to need someone on the bag. Look no further. I have over 7 years of excellent looping ...

Kid Rock: Born Sh*tty?

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

I could not believe my ears Monday night as the new Kid Rock song "Born Free" played while ESPN's Monday Night Countdown segued into Monday Night Football. The same song was used incessantly during TBS' postseason baseball coverage, which was apparently the network's only way of making a game called ...

Hey, That’s My Analogy!

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Sometimes I don't even know if my relatives still read this blog. But in the last week I've found evidence that someone important has possibly been doing so: ESPN Sports Guy Bill Simmons. Last week's most read piece on ESPN.com, Simmons' column on the World Cup, ran on July 1. It ...

WTFourth of July Weekend

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Well, it was a completely messed up Fourth of July weekend in the world of sports. And if you don't believe me, you best read on. Bob Probert's Death: It had been awhile since any team I rooted for won a championship of any sort, so I forgot what happens in ...