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Maddux voting shows HOF flaws yet again

The Baseball Hall of Fame will announce its 2014 inductees on Wednesday, and several players have a chance to be inducted on their first time on the ballot. Former Atlanta Brave and Chicago Cub great Greg Maddux seems to be a shoe-in after winning 355 games, four Cy Youngs and 18 Gold Glove Awards. However, … Continue reading

Archives: Making friends with the UFC

I’ve gotten to cover some pretty cool events in my former career. One of my favorites was when the Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Houston in 2007. I bring this up because the UFC is returning to Houston this weekend, and the Houston Chronicle hired me to cover it. I’m quite excited. The UFC’s first … Continue reading

Archives: Like a bridge over troubled water

It’s been a while and I’m sitting in a press box waiting for a high school football game to start, so I thought I’d revisit the old blog archives. This one was a pretty popular post from May 15, 2007. It was when I had been dating Manny Ramirez (Man-Ram) for about a month. For … Continue reading

Archives: Nine things I miss about Bama

Word on the street is the apocalypse is coming on Saturday. Too bad, I was looking forward to seeing Airborne Toxic Event in concert for the first time on Sunday. Either way, I thought this was a good time to revisit the old Myspace blog again. This was written when I was feeling a tad … Continue reading

Archives: I knew those pecs weren’t natural

Spring training is under way, so I figured this would be a good time to head back to the archives. I posted this blog in Dec. 2007, shortly after the Mitchell Report was released. However, the story itself is from the summer of 2006, shortly after I arrived in Texas. Normally I have a few … Continue reading

Archives: So I cock blocked a homeless guy

Not much going on today, therefore I decided to make another visit to the old blog archives. This story is from Oct. 2007 when I was still working at the Galveston office. I wasn’t dating anyone at the time (once again, why didn’t I go out with Eva Longoria? I’m an idiot.), so Corey and … Continue reading

Archives: Three’s company, eight is a crowd

I promised that periodically I’d revisit posts from my original blog on myspace. I figured the first archived post would be one of everyone’s favorites from Aug. 2007. Three’s company, eight is a crowd. Here’s a little background information before reading: I broke up with Man-Ram in July of that year, so I rejoined match.com … Continue reading

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I hate summer. 😑 Always great to see my brothers! #familytree So, this was at a truck stop in Louisiana. I'm sure the tiger is thrilled with this situation. After more than 9 years, I finally earned my 200-beer plate at Flying Saucer! Rooting for a true American hero in one of our favorite sporting events of the year! #hotdogeatingcontest My wife surprised me with a House Stark #GOT shirt! #bestwifeever