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About sportsattitudes

I'm Bruce. Born, raised and still outside the City of Brotherly Love. Managed (so far) to visit a dozen of our United States and Canada (twice). Addicted from birth to Television/Movies/Sports. Took three years of French and got credit for two of 'em.

From Boaty McBoatface To Footy McFooty Face – Intelligent Inspired Creative Advice From The Internet

(Image Credit The Natural Environment Research Council/New York Times) A wise person once commented computers, machines and the like will only be as inspired and intelligent as the wise humans who create, utilize and manage them. At this point we should … Continue reading

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CSI: Comma Scene Investigation – Curious Case Of The Oxford Serial Killer Comma

Chalk outlines are likely being drawn around this blog as you read this. A team of CSI’s – Comma Scene Investigators – has surely initiated a forensic review of each line from each post and outlining where commas are considered missing. If I ever was … Continue reading

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March Madness – Married To The Mayhem

(Image Credit Wunderdog.com) The recent theatrical release “Table 19” opens with Anna Kendrick as a former maid-of-honor, recently fired from that role but invitation still in hand…questioning whether to RSVP to the wedding-in-question. She eventually makes the most of her invite … Continue reading

Posted in Basketball, College Basketball, College Sports, Comics, Entertainment, Life, Media, NCAA, Peanuts, Sports, Television, Thoughts, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 56 Comments

The Woodpecker Appraisal

In 24 hours an appraiser arrives to assign value to our home as part of a refinancing “journey.” An hour or so ago…a woodpecker assigned itself to our cherry tree. Or maybe it’s a plum (tree). I initially thought nothing … Continue reading

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At The Center Of It All – America Hugs It Out

(Image Credit David Hale Sylvester) Twenty-four hours ago I had never heard of David Hale Sylvester. Twenty-four hours ago people he was high-fiving and hugging had never heard of him either. A story by Jenice Armstrong in the Philadelphia Daily … Continue reading

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Okay Google Or Alexa: What The Hell Happened Last Night? – Super Bowl LI

Google used last night’s Super Bowl LI to promote its Google Home device. You’ve probably seen them already – those cute little smart speakers promoted to be able to do sooooo many things to improve your existence. Their ad logically … Continue reading

Posted in Football, Humor, Life, News, NFL, Pro Football, Pro Sports, Sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

Riverdale – A Nice Place To Visit And You Just Might Want To Live There

(Image Credit Katie Yu, The CW Network) My first full-time gig after graduating from college was managing a movie multi-plex. That experience in itself is truly worthy of a blog post or two down the road but for now I … Continue reading

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Not A Dry Ice In The House – A Brief History Of Poor Decision-Making

My wife’s birthday is later this week and after all these years the question gets more challenging as each one approaches…what to get Kathy this time around. Inspiration came in the form of something that happened over the weekend. The … Continue reading

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