Tag: Semi-Pro

Will Ferrell Sports Flicks: Old School, Semi-Pro, Blades of Glory, Kicking and Screaming, et al

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MARLBORO, NY – Proving that laughter keeps you young, today is comedic actor Will Ferrell’s 50th Birthday. What does this have to do with sports you might ask? Well, aside from being one of my favorites, Ferrell has appeared in his fair share of sports movies. To be honest, there has been one disappointment in the […]

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Sports Oscars: The Mount Rushmores of Sports Flicks

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MARLBORO, NY-Tonight, many of you will be watching Jimmy Kimmel hosting The Oscars amidst political views from award winners. Not me. I’ll be searching for a hockey game on the tube and if I don’t find one, it’ll be a sports movie from my home collection. Everybody has their Mount Rushmore of something and today […]

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THE HOKIENESS OF HOCKEY AND THE WEEK THAT WAS

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By Rex O’Rourke Uniondale, N.Y. HOKIE – I know it’s patently uncool to be a New York Islanders fan. I know they’ll be toiling in Yellowknife or Kansas City or Moosejaw someday; yet having attended Tuesday’s thorough 6-0 dismantling of the Detroit Red Wings, the home squad controlling every facet of the game, I detected […]

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