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Getting Jinjer With It At Jannus Live

We metalheads were in for quite the treat on Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 as the Ukrainian metalcore band Jinjer took over Jannus Live in St. Petersburg, FL. I was so excited when this show got announced that I bought my ticket the day they went on sale, as I was certain there was no way […]

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 (

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 […]


BKFC RETURNS TO TAMPA ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9 MARTIN BROWN VS. BOBBY TAYLOR BKFC LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD TITLE ELIMINATOR SEMINOLE HARD ROCK HOTEL AND CASINO TAMPA TICKETS NOW ON-SALE!! Tampa, FL (November 15, 2021) Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, ‘The World’s Fastest Growing Sport’ makes their triumphant return to Tampa, FL for their fourth event with BKFC Fight NIght Tampa on Thursday, […]

Eddie’s got a Huge Heart

So with all this let me just make a closing statement or two that will definitely embarrass all those who have treated me like a second class citizen.     First was the comment about me asking a player to reach down and hand me the puck during a game and for good reason I ask […]

It Seems That Hockey Instructors, Rink Owners and Managers Like to Hurt Needy Children and Disabled Veterans

CLEARWATER, FLA.–Back on March 20, 2021 I was the referee for an U 10 youth hockey game on the Pro-Rink at the Clearwater Ice Arena when this person in the picture tried to enter the ice surface as I was reporting a goal.  I did not know who he was as he tried to enter the […]

The Weekly Parlay Season 1 Episode 10 “Run Back”

The Weekly Parlay Season 1 Episode 10 “Run Back”

Rocco Gioco and Gennaro Di Luigi… what the hell happen in week 9!!?? Link to The Weekly Parlay Podcast

Veterans Welcome at Cricketers

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Located in the mall adjacent to the Dunedin Causeway and Alt 19 in Dunedin, Cricketers Pub made sure Veterans were spoiled this past Thursday on Veterans Day.     Owned by a Brit with a Canadian background longtime owner Mike Ioannou made veterans more than welcome last Thursday on Veteran’s Day with a more than […]

Aaron Award goes to Vlad Junior

 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is the winner of the 2021 AL Hank Aaron Award. Guerrero hit .311 with 48 home runs, 111 RBIs, 123 runs scored and 363 total bases. Guerrero led MLB in runs and total bases, tied for the Major League lead in homers and was on the AL All-star team this year. In […]