Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

Other Side of Sports (Too) 1-15-22

     The 22nd year of our 21st century is now upon us and in my personal opinion it doesn’t look good for baseball fans but more importantly those children in need this coming holiday season.      You see fans I run a children’s charity called the Dunedin Children’s Christmas Fund which I have done since […]

It’s no Minor Thing; Disappearing Leagues

     Well as this 21st year of the 21st century comes to an end it appears to me that the game of baseball and its fans have come to a less that advantageous position because of the almighty dollar.      Just look as another work stoppage in the sport of baseball is upon us 27 […]

‘Season’s Beatings’ From an Action Packed Vigilant MMA Sunday Matinee Card

‘Season’s Beatings’ From an Action Packed Vigilant MMA Sunday Matinee Card

12DEC2021 Dallas Bull Tampa, FL Sunday events can be difficult to get people out for. Especially when the Bucs are hosting the Bills shorty after you’re starting your show. Yet for Vigilant MMA and their fighters, that was a challenge they were ready to face, and did they ever rise to the challenge!! With a […]

Suncoast Brotherhood Ride for the Kids

For 40 years the Suncoast Brotherhood Motorcycle Club has been parading through Dunedin Florida in on a Sunday in December to benefit the “Toys for Tots” charity.  The bikers go all out every year and 2021 was no different with over 1,000 bikers joining in.  Rocket Sports & Entertainment’s Eddie Michels always takes the time […]

Turns Out Thursday Is Alright for Fighting During the BKFC Fight Night

9DEC2021 Seminole Hard Rock Casino Tampa, FL Getting folks out on a Thursday night can be a huge challenge in Tampa. Yet with the Bucs on a night off, the Bolts in Toronto, and no concerts in town, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship had the stars align perfectly to pack the Seminole Hard Rock Event Center. […]

Making The Weight, Tempting Fate

With BKFC returning to Tampa, FL area for the fifth time since its inception, you know the fights Thursday night will be nothing short of fantastic. With a simple and un-contested weigh in, let’s get right down to it. Leading off the weight in Michael Stripling (162.4) and Joshua Sikes (165.6) will be battling it […]

Un-striked Out – The Other Side of Sports Too

Clearwater, Fla.–Believe it or not fans on August 11, 1994 when the rest of the major league players were set to go on strike on August 12th one player took the trip to the minors.     Yes fans one Domingo Cedeno of the Toronto Blue Jays ask to be sent to their Triple-A affiliate the […]

The UCF Knights Once Again Win The War on I-4 over the USF Bulls

Under a cloudy sky at the Bounce House, the home of the University of Central Florida Knights, the home team did just enough to seal a win over the University Of South Florida Bulls in the War On I4. Aptly labeled as both teams are on either ends of this stretch of highway that bisects […]

The Weekly Parlay Season 1, Episode 12 “Money Line Parlay”

The Weekly Parlay Season 1, Episode 12 “Money Line Parlay”

Rocco Gioco and Gennaro Di Luigi… the lights and mics are on! Link to The Weekly Parlay Podcast Money Line Parlay – Episode 12 | The Weekly Parlay (simplecast.com)

Malave Passing Leaves Sadness

Omar Malave’s passing has surely left sadness in the heart of many former players. “He was a very nice person and was good to the players he managed,” said Eddie Michels when hear of Malave’s passing. Eddie spent years and years covering the minor leagues in Florida getting to know the managers very well. Eddie […]