Tag: New York

Rain Man Rants: Mets Prescription, Gareon Conley and World Cup Update

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – I got a text on Thursday night, around 9pm, that I needed to move up in the batting order, again this weekend. I had to quickly search for topics – which was easy – so here we are ready in a hurry. Today’s’ menu: We’ll start with a savory Song […]

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Charles Bradley, LA Rams, SD Chargers and Those NY Knicks

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EL BRONX, EL BARRIO – My phone was vibrating like crazy. I looked down and saw it was an SOS call from our fearless leader, Short Matt. Someone needed to step in and pinch hit on Friday. I don’t know how many pinch-hits before I can get the title of Pinch-Hit Matt. After all, I […]

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THE ROAD GOES ON FOREVER AND THE PARTY NEVER ENDS

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by Dr. Diz COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS – It’s wildflower season down here, akin to leaf-peeping up North and we were rolling along on U.S 71 with fields of bluebonnets interspersing the big oaks and pine woods of East Texas. After the bluebonnets fade, then come the Indian paintbrushes, coloring the fields with vibrant strokes of […]

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2010 BASEBALL DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES…

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by Dr. Diz FORT WORTH, TEXAS – A little golf… Skiing out in New Mexico… This next weekend at Angel Fire… Some good long rides with my local bike club. Ahh, February in Tejas. Life is good. Spectator sport-wise however, it’s another story. NBA; goin’ through the motions. College hoops; March Madness is a month […]

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I’M SURE BROOKLYN CAN’T WAIT TO GET EM

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by Dr. Diz “What exit?” GUN BARREL CITY, TEXAS – Certain unmistakable and unique things come to mind when someone mentions Jersey. The Sopranos. The ballads of urban decay and blue collar woe by Bruce Springsteen. Guys with names like Vinnie and Nino. The Jersey Shore. There’s also the chip-on-the-shoulder complex that comes from being […]

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TEXAS TWO-STEP: I GOTS BASEBALL JONES

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by Dr. Diz (or is it Ed Diz?) TORRINGTON, CONNECTICUT – Here in the jewel of the Naugatuck Valley, this is when it sets in. Same time every year. The leaves fall. The skies turn cold and grey. The winds of November whip across the Great Lakes. And baseball fanatics – like the many that […]

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