One of these weekends, maybe I’ll be game

The Cobblestone is a favorite of my dear wife Karen and I for pizza, calzones, wings, wine, Blue Moon, Happy Hour unwinding … It’s a comforting social stop in the Village of Liverpool. Now that’s it’s football season, they’re calling for more action. That’s pretty darn early, though. Karen works at the library Saturdays now…

Bigger hopes for Orange catch up with me

I always look forward to that first dash out of the tunnel for the Syracuse Orange football players. The first kneel in the corner is pretty cool, too. This being the second season under Coach Dino Babers, I had some hopes that last year’s two-win season would be solidly in the rear view. Indeed, that…

Back rooting for the Orange at last

Odd college football season this has been for my dear wife Karen and I. Life kept us away from two of the Syracuse home football games. And that meant we were pretty fired up for last Saturday’s game between the Orange and the North Carolina State Wolfpack. We hadn’t gone up the hill to the…

Do they have to play the second half?

When my bowling teammate and good friend Randy asked me this week if I thought Syracuse had a chance this weekend in its college football game against Clemson, I shook my head emphatically and said, nope. Clemson would win 70-0, I said. Too big, too strong, too fast are the undefeated and No. 2-ranked Tigers,…