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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Baseball Purist… Not! Cheerleaders and Bad Music Killing Game

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FORT WORTH, TX – It’s baseball season here and this past Sunday, the Doc was at beautiful Lupton Field to watch the #3 Horned Frogs of TCU complete a sweep of the Wichita State Shockers.  85 degrees.  Sunny.  Kinda humid.  Perfect baseball weather. Well, ‘cept for a couple of things that got on my nerves. […]

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Goof Balls and Curve Balls: Dr Diz on Lefties and Beer

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FT. WORTH, TX – It’s that time of year where an old man’s mind starts to wander… to daydream… to think about nicer things. Booze and baseball. Yep, time for spring training and then opening day, aided  and abetted by two of the nations three favorite drinkin’ holidays….St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo. Yippee! […]

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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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