Archive for NHL Lockout

The List of “Gomers” Grows Longer

The List of “Gomers” Grows Longer

Ross Brewitt

Have you ever had the feeling the sports scene is swarming you, like a singing flash-mob of barber shop quartets? Annoying, but lame.

It’s bad enough that by Thursday, Super Bowl XLMNOP is nigh, and there isn’t anything we don’t know about the entire Harbaugh family. Then the news item screw-ups get worse.

Makes you wonder whatever happened to the concept of applying common sense to conduct, and do you question the lack of core value propriety, replaced by the crass value of publicity at any cost? Read more

NHL: The Eyes of Hockey are Upon You

Written January 17, 2013, for publication Jan. 18            884

NHL: The Eyes of Hockey are Upon You

Ross Brewitt

Here’s an internet headline shocker that came across my screen. “NHL season tickets, $200 for 24 home games.”

My first reaction was to grin and calculate how most minor hockey parents will spend more following their 12-year-old’s season at the local shinny emporium. It’s not even close to what they’ll put out over a Christmas week tournament. Read more