Chicago Cubs Sign Wayne Gretzky’s Son

Friday, August 12th, 2011

The Chicago Cubs have signed their seventh round pick from the 2011 MLB Draft and it's a name you might recognize. High school infielder Trevor Gretzky comes from pretty solid bloodlines, as his dad Wayne is the greatest hockey player of all-time. Gretzky the younger attended Oaks Christian High School in ...

Canadian Pie

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

In the movie "Being John Malkovich," ordinary people enter a portal that brings them inside John Malkovich's brain. The other night, I entered a similar portal that brought me inside the brain of a Canadian after USA's 5-3 hockey victory. The following song is a result of that journey. (Remember, if ...

You Are Correct, Sir: Sports’ All-Time Great Sidekicks

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

On Tuesday, the world lost one of the most iconic sidekicks of all-time, Ed McMahon. Before he was peddling gold in Super Bowl ads, McMahon made his fame by sitting in the No. 2-guy chair next to Johnny Carson on the Tonight Show (and decades later in a bizarre talk ...

Let’s Randomly Talk a Bit About Hockey’s Next Big Thing

Friday, January 9th, 2009

This is kind of like ESPN the Magazine's NEXT series or something. But it's more random and freewheeling. I've just decided to spout on about hockey's current version of, say, LeBron when he was still in high school. This young man's name is John Tavares and he's considered a front runner ...