Category Archives: Sports

The Most Depressing Year in Detroit Sports History?

You be the judge. Frankly, I was too depressed to look up exact dates, so the following is a rough timeline: Jan-Feb.: The Detroit Lions complete the Most Depressing Year in NFL History, going 0-16 to cap off the horrific … Continue reading

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Eulogy for a Team

Last night, my beloved Red Wings lost game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals to that team from Pittsburgh. I responded by getting horribly drunk with my friend and fellow Michigander Mike Sikkema, who, to make matters worse, will be … Continue reading

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Sabres Game / Small Press Reading & Book Fair

Tina and I did a whirlwind tour last weekend, going to our first Buffalo Sabres game, zipping to the marathon Small Press Book Fair reading (where Rich Owens had generously invited me to read for Punch Press), then attending the … Continue reading

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He Shoots, He Scores!

Trust me, this is hilarious.

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Some News

Charles Barkley is outraged that Turner Gill, UB’s (black) football coach who just led the Bulls to the MAC title, was passed over for a recent head coaching job… Gill was just signed to a new contract at UB through … Continue reading

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We Did It…

Unfortunately I can’t find video to embed but you can get to it here. Buffalo beat the previously undefeated, 12th-ranked Ball State last evening, and we are headed to…. The International Bowl in Toronto! Anyone up for a road trip? … Continue reading

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’58 Bulls on ESPN

Just stumbled on this amazing story about the 1958 University at Buffalo Bulls football team. It’s rather long, but worth dipping into for the tale of why the team turned down an invite to the Tangerine Bowl that year — … Continue reading

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