Author | Dwayne Showalter

Who Got Coal, Who Didn’t?

Who Got Coal, Who Didn’t?

December 27, 2012 | Dwayne Showalter

2012 was no different than any other year in the sports world in many respects.  In mid-October, those that cover the NFL for a living were proclaiming that this season was completely unpredictable.  I hear that every year.  In late September, I heard from the college football folks that the polls shouldn’t even be tallied [...]


The Maryland Move

November 21, 2012 | Dwayne Showalter

I’ve been an ACC guy all along, since the days of Bias, Boomer, Ross and Lefty.  I was at Maryland in dark times in the late 80s and early 90s.  I still speak out in favor of the ACC.  I root FOR Duke and Carolina in non-conference games and through the NCAA tournament.  I check [...]

Helmets, Helmets and More Helmets!

Helmets, Helmets and More Helmets!

November 01, 2012 | Dwayne Showalter

I have confessed in this space before about being a sort of “Super Bowl Nut.”  I have another weakness when it comes to football too.  It’s helmets.  I have a bit of an addiction to uniforms in general and especially the lids worn by football players. One of my frequented websites is The Helmet Project. [...]


What is really wrong with the NFL?

September 18, 2012 | Dwayne Showalter

Watching the post-game show on ESPN after last night’s Falcons-Broncos game on television, much of the show centered on the replacement officials and their miscues over the weekend.  While they had issues for sure, I’m not certain that these replacements haven’t uncovered a bigger issue as to what is wrong with the NFL. Steve Young [...]


Down the stretch they come………

September 05, 2012 | Dwayne Showalter

I think winning two out of three in New York at the beginning of September to pull within two games of the first place Yankees made the city take notice.  Two days later, the Baltimore Orioles are in a tie for first place.  For most of this quizzical 2012 Orioles season, a lot fans in [...]

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