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The First Day of Fall Football Saturdays

I know exactly what you are thinking: who is THAT kid?  Well #40 is my bestie’s son and today was his team’s Homecoming.  He plays for the Spirit of Faith Warriors.  Watching a kid like Amon play is really exciting.  He captures the essence of football for me.  At his young age, he has a passion for the game.  In fact, the boy suits up and runs plays in his room.  He is able to have competent sports talk with adults at the age of 11.  He reads sports articles and watches ESPN, but he is also a scholar at school with EXCELLENT grades.  I’m very proud of him! Continue reading

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Who’s the Fan?

Today our company celebrated the culminating events for its conversion.  As a result, I met a guy flying in town from Ft. Wayne, Indiana.  This morning, he was surprised to hear me listening to the Sports Talk radio.  As  a result we started talking about football.  Since he was from Indiana, I asked him did he love the Indianapolis  Colts.  His response:  “I don’t like the Colts this year”. 

Fair or not, I instantly labeled him the worst a fan could be labeled:  The dismissive “Fairweather Fan”. Sure it’s easy to love the Colts when Peyton Manning is leading the team to AFC North championship year after year.  Now is the test of one’s fanhood and this guy was failing MISERABLY my book.  This is a topic I am passionate about! Continue reading


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