## ODonnellWeb – Tag Sports

Purdue in the Final Four

Posted on 04/01/2024 in misc • Tagged with Purdue, Sports

Boiler Up!

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Rethinking Fandom

Posted on 03/13/2022 in misc • Tagged with Books, Sports, Baseball

The sports we follow today are not the sports our fathers followed

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Baseball belongs on the radio

Posted on 02/26/2021 in misc • Tagged with Baseball, Sports

Why do the Blue Jays Hate Baseball?

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I'm Over College Sports

Posted on 01/24/2021 in misc • Tagged with Personal, Sports, Purdue

It's not you Purdue, it's me.

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Sunderland Till I Die

Posted on 12/24/2018 in misc • Tagged with TV, Sports, Soccer

Sunderland Till I Die is a Netflix original series that in 8 episodes follows the Sunderland Football Club through the 2017-2018 season. It was their first season in The Championship after being relegated out of the Premier League. The club's goal was to document their triumphant return to the Premier …

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Closing the book on the Red Sox

Posted on 05/19/2016 in misc • Tagged with Sports, Baseball, Soccer


Baseball has been one of my passions since I was about 5 or 6 years old. I clearly remember anxiously awaiting my Dad to bring home the Stars and Stripes from the base in Spain so that I could read the box scores and keep up with the Red Sox …

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Picking an English Premier League Team

Posted on 02/04/2016 in misc • Tagged with Sports, Soccer

Back before Christmas I realized that I was regularly spending my weekend mornings watching the Premier League. Yep, without trying or even noticing, I had became a soccer fan. So of course at some point I need to pick a team to follow. I have, of course, read Bill Simmons …

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The Non-Designer’s Design Book

Posted on 06/15/2015 in misc • Tagged with Books, Sports

The Non-Designer’s Design Book by Robin Williams

I learned more in the first 20 pages of this book than in entire textbooks for various subjects back in my school days. Now that I have a basic understand of design though, I’m haunted by all the bad design I …

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Adventures in the CBA

Posted on 06/01/2015 in misc • Tagged with Books, Sports, Purdue

Underbelly Hoops: Adventures in the CBA - A.K.A. The Crazy Basketball Association by Carson Cunningham

Amusing journal of Carson’s last year in professional basketball, in the CBA. I’m sold.

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Don't Put Me In Coach

Posted on 03/15/2015 in misc • Tagged with Books, Sports

Don’t Put Me In Coach by Mark Titus

If Mark could shoot like he could write he might have seen more than 40 odd minutes of playing time over a 4 year career at Ohio State. A laugh-out-loud, R rated, insiders look at life as a Big 10 walk-on …

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It's Just A Game Guys

Posted on 12/23/2014 in misc • Tagged with Purdue, Sports

Yeah, Purdue's major sports teams are struggling. It's not the end of the world.

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Spring Training Thoughts

Posted on 02/04/2012 in misc • Tagged with Sports, Baseball

Pic from Red-Sox vs Nats

I exited the office early today and took in a couple of hours of sun and baseball with the Red Sox and Nationals. The Red Sox won, not that it matters in a Spring Training game. I left in the bottom of the 7th when both teams on the field …

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Winning and losing in youth sports

Posted on 04/24/2007 in misc • Tagged with Parenting, Sports

Have fun, and get better after every practice and game are the only goals youth sports teams need

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Bobby Knight is bad stuff

Posted on 01/01/2002 in misc • Tagged with Personal, Sports, Purdue

Bobby Knight is a bad man

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