Friday Flashback:  Georgia State League

In the early days of baseball minor league teams were numerous as the farm system was a little crowded with teams in Class D such as the Georgia State League.  The league existed in different forms from 1906-1956.  The league began in 1906 but folded before the season ended....

Two years in Nashville

On this date two years ago I started with my current office here in Nashville.   Although I have been with the same agency for the past 25 years, I have had experience with three separate offices during that time.  I spent the first 21 years in Macon, Georgia,...

Team of the Week:  Judean Rebels

This week I go to the Middle East for this week’s “Team of the Week” to bring you the Judean Rebels of the Israeli Football League (IFL).  No, this isn’t the “soccer” football but the American football game that is played in Israel.  The Judean Rebels repeated as league...

Friday Flashback:  American Football Association

In the late 70s and early 80s the American Football Association (AFA) attempted to be a professional football league to bring the gap between NFL seasons by playing football in the spring/summer.  The league operated from 1977-1983.  Most of the teams were located in the southeastern United States which...

Team of the Week:  Columbus Lions

It apparently doesn’t matter which league the Columbus Lions indoor football team play in, they have a top-notch organization and talent to win.  They proved it again as they won the American Indoor Football (AIF) championship when they beat the West Michigan Ironmen 74-32 Saturday night in Columbus. The...

Friday Flashback:  Atlanta Chiefs

With Atlanta getting a new professional soccer team next season, today we go back to Atlanta’s past experience with professional soccer.  You might be surprised to know that the first professional sports championship won by an Atlanta team was the first edition of the Atlanta Chiefs. The first edition...

Hockey Champions 2015-2016 Season

It’s June and the ice has finally melted on the 2015-2016 hockey season.  I took a little more interest in hockey this year than in years past when my wife and I had the opportunity to attend some Nashville Predator games.  It was the first time she had been...

Team of the Week:  Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins claimed their fourth Stanley Cup in team history on Sunday night when they defeated the San Jose Sharks 3-1 to win the series 4 games to 2.   Kris Letang broke a 1-1 tie at 7:46 of the second period which gave the Penguins the lead that...

Team of the Week:  Saskatchewan Rush

You might be asking what is a Saskatchewan Rush.   Is it that hairy creature wondering around in the Northwest (with some sighting reported in Villa Rica, Georgia)? The Saskatchewan Rush is the team that has repeated as champions in the National Lacrosse League (NLL).  The indoor lacrosse team...