Month: November 2014

Odell Beckham Jr. “The little things”

On Sunday November 23rd, the New York Giants and their division rivals the Dallas Cowboys squared off on NBC’s “Sunday Night Football In America” at MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands. The Giants lost in a very close and exciting game 31-28, but the outcome of the game was overshadowed by New York’s wide receiver Odell…

Student Of The Game

“He’s pretty good. You can tell he’s going to be GOOD when he’s older,” I said to Coach Derek as we watched the younger players scrimmage towards the end of a Pro Performance clinic from the side boards. He stood there, intensely still and focused on his mite level players, wide eyed with his necklace-whistle…

A Change of Pace

This past summer while driving back from a friend’s house in a suburb outside of Philadelphia, located in South Jersey, I decided to try something different, a change of pace. I had a general idea of which way I had to take to get onto the main highway to get back home to the Shore,…

Martin St. Louis NBC Sports Interview: Appreciating the ‘little things’

On Wednesday November 19th, 2014 NBC Sports’ hockey analyst Pierre McGuire interviewed New York Rangers forward and assistant captain Martin St. Louis. St. Louis discussed how he “Sees the little things…” and truly understands and appreciates them even when others may not realize what they are. (See link below) http://www.nbcsports.com/hockey/nhl/martin-st-louis-nothing-beats-watching-sons-play-hockey?utm_network=twitter&utm_post=3176207&utm_source=TW%20%40NHLonNBCSports&utm_tags= St. Louis is a prime…

Scott Gomez: Childhood Memories

“Goal scored by number 23 – Scott Gomez!” Bob Arsena enthusiastically announced to the Continental Airlines Arena crowd on February 14th, 2004. The New Jersey Devils had a matinee game against the Carolina Hurricanes where I sat thirteen rows behind their goaltender Kevin Weekes. The Devils won an exciting game 4-1, and one of my…

Martin Brodeur: Flashback Friday

  “And don’t forget Brodeur and Lou Lamoriello, the president and general manager of the New Jersey Devils, “have not burned any bridges with each other” according to Tom Gulitti of The Record. Even with the Devils signing Clemmensen to compete with Kieth Kinkaid for the back up job, what if Clemmensen gets injured or…

Fall is Home

As I go for a run through town I take a deep breath in and am struck with the smell of a freshly lit fire place that ignites the crisp October air. As I look at the time the clock turns 5:00 o’clock pm, and I see the sun departing downwards behind the river to…

Steps to Quitting: Jakes Mint Chew

After dipping consistently for seven years it seemed like there was no solution that would help me stop. Especially after attempting to quit countless times I would still find myself with the need to throw a lip in. Every person who smokes or chews knows the struggle of what it takes to quit nicotine. I…