Category Archives: Basketball

Whole Lot of Nothing Going On

That’s the exact status of my mens’ college basketball bracket. I’m mucking up the bottom with my Duke, Gonzaga, and LSU final picks. It’s estimated that the loss of productivity during March Madness is $6.3 billion a year (https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/06/march-madness-takes-a-toll-on-productivity.html). Who … Continue reading

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History is Important

Huey Long was a strong supporter of LSU Athletics. When the Legislature refused to appropriate funds for a new football stadium, he connived a way around it by building an archecturally unique dormitory at the stadium. But, it’s “Uncle Earl,” … Continue reading

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The ‘Fn’ Key

For the uninformed, ‘Fn’ stands for FUNCTION. But before I delve too far into the ‘Fn’ blog, a few important facts: I hate switching to daylight savings time. I loathe the switch to daylight savings time. I despise leaving standard … Continue reading

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Exit 20

Me and 2/3 of the sports parents in Louisiana spent our weekend in Lake Charles. I was crammed into the over-chlorinated Sulphur Parks & Recreation Facility with approximately 60 billion other people. Not sure who was left in this hemisphere … Continue reading

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Intellectual Exercises

We stayed up late watching the Zombie King’s team beat the Michigan Men. Staying up late makes me a little goofy. And now I know that it makes Mark even goofier.  We were playing a variation of the “what if … Continue reading

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CUPS

“She’s in her cups.” That phrase has a totally different meaning today. I’ve been hypnotized by this catchy little tune.  Only 77 seconds long and you can DIY. No fancy equipment needed. Have a listen: Well, some people can. I … Continue reading

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Crying For Me

A year ago tomorrow I woke up early, looking forward to the LSU vs. Alabama game. The crisp fall air made it the perfect day for gumbo and by noon I had nearly passed out from anticipation. This year it’s hot … Continue reading

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