Author Archive for Dr. Diz

Doc Diz resides in Fort Worth, Texas for the past 15 years. When not playing old boys rugby or skiing, he is known for sampling Maker's Mark for its medicinal qualities. A native of Connecticut, the Doc has managed to move around enough to have lived in all four US time zones, which has allowed him to get a little perspective from west of the Hudson where guns, drilling for oil and gas and Big Gulp soda pops are still legal.

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How March Madness Includes Obama, Putin, Virginia, Villanova, Gonzaga?

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FT. WORTH, TX – Sitting around at the venerable Campesi’s in the Fort the other night, eating pasta and watching Arkansas hold off an Aggie comeback in college hoops…yep, it’s that time of year again, March Madness time. Kind of fitting where we were at….old man Campesi started his restaurant back in the 50’s, when Eye-Talian […]

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A Tale of Two Cities: Dr Diz on Seattle vs Boston & Cheating Coaches

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FORT WORTH, TX –  It’s Super Duper Bowl time again, when America gets to watch some football squeezed in between commercials, while chowing down on the food that made Chris Christie the man that he is. I’m thinking that he’s a shoe-in to represent a large [ahem] constituency that have not had one of their […]

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Red Fish, Blue Fish: College Football, Paul Krugman and NY Times Trashing It

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Time for the Big Kahuna. THE Ohio State University against Oregon for all the marbles. The National College Football Championship. Reading the venerable NY Times over the past season, it seems that the fair denizens of Gotham City (or at least those who utilize The Times for their information) seem to think of college football […]

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Touchdowns for Jesus? Doc Diz re College Football Playoffs

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FORT WORTH, TX – Down at Poag Mahones in the Fort…drinkin’ Rahr beer and discussing, with my fellow denizens of the night, the upcoming College Football Playoffs. We have 11-1 Alabamie at #1 Oregon, # 2, TCU at 11-1 as # 3 and Florida State at 12-0 coming in # 4.  Ohio State and Baylor, both […]

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Doc Diz re Nick Saban with the Devil, TCU, Bama and College Picks

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FORT WORTH, TX – I think Nick Saban is in cahoots with Beelzebub. How else do you explain their victory last week? LSU holds em’ to ten points…..ten…over the course of the game. With 50 seconds left, the Bayou Bengals kick a field goal to go ahead. 50 seconds. And Bama has no timeouts. So, […]

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Seperation Anxiety: College Football Picks and Points from Doc Diz

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MANHATTAN, THE ONE IN KANSAS – This the home to the Kansas State Wildcats and located in the heart of the heartland, dry land wheat country.  It’s kinda like a zit on a red heads butt… noticeable from a distance. This weekend, those Cat’s travel south on the plains to take on the TCU Horned […]

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