Losing a bet might get your name changed?

This is a good one. Figured I’d share to make you laugh a little and to remind you that you should never make silly bets when drunk! A Dunedin man has changed his name to the longest legally allowed, after apparently losing a bet five years ago.   The 22-year-old man from Normanby is now […]

March 10, 2014   General, Sports, Stories

Superbowl Fun Facts…

Big money Just how much money can a Super Bowl bring to an area? Try $150 million! That includes all the money spent by fans, sponsors, media and other visitors in the Indianapolis area last year. Cha-ching! Are you ready for some … food? Make sure you pick up some extra bleu cheese dressing to […]

January 31, 2014   Food, General, Sports

Dedicated to Boston…

“It’s sad that our children will never feel the safety we felt when we were kids” – Tom Brokow This quote resonated in my mind last night when I was watching the news about the tragedy in Boston. It’s such a simple but true statement. We can’t take our children to a sporting event, a […]

April 16, 2013   Sports, Stories

Are you ready for your Fantasy Baseball draft?

  If you play fantasy baseball, you know the feeling. It’s draft day, and you’re giddy. Yes, its spring, so you’re automatically happier. There is something special about this day. Today you could be just like the KC Royals (the owner that makes all the wrong decisions) or have as much chance as the NY Yankees […]

March 12, 2013   Sports

Millionaires, Billionaires…Trillions?

Last night I heard this news: Joe Flacco (QB Baltimore Ravens) signed his new contract Monday worth $120.6 million over six years. He will receive a $29 million signing bonus, $52 million in guaranteed money and $51 million over the first two years of the deal. It got me thinking about how many millionaires there are and […]

March 5, 2013   General, Sports

March Madness

Leonardo Aranda takes a gander at who has won in each round since 1985, by ranking, with a color-coded bracket that resembles a stacked area chart. It’s college basketball time again and friends and co-workers gather around the water cooler to talk top seeds and Cinderellas. I don’t know about you, but I really enjoy watching […]

February 24, 2013   Sports