Today I have a problem. I would like to write about something that has everyone’s interest. However, the Super Bowl has already been played. The NBA Championship games are still a few weeks away. The baseball season has not started. There is no boxing, or soccer. So, I am feeling kind of stuck, and that I need help. At the same time, I do not want the boss to know that I am having trouble. So, I have to trust my readers to keep this a secret.
I am still upset that Pete Carroll called the dumbest play in the history of NFL Football. He snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. Unbelievable! I have heard him on television explaining his strategic thinking. According to him, running the ball into the end zone for the winning touchdown was what everyone expected him to do, so he would outsmart them by doing something else. Something like losing the game.
I know that I am not the only person who was disappointed by that outcome. I have it on good authority that Mother Nature is a Seahawk fan. Since that game was played, she has dumped billions of pounds of snow on Massachusetts. She is making the Patriots and their fans suffer. In my opinion, that is as it should be.
The other thing that is happening, is that there will be a stadium built in Inglewood that has seating for 80,000 people. This program is on a fast-track, and in my opinion, it is absolutely going to be built. The NFL hierarchy just had a big meeting to attempt to scare Stan Kroenke into either not building it, or cutting them in on the action. He appears to be too busy building this facility to give them any of his attention. They are wondering what to do, if they can’t frighten him. They all know that having a world-class stadium in this area will be a gold mine. In spite of that enormous opportunity, the NFL did not intend to build here until the taxpayers agreed to pay for about half of the costs. That was never going to happen. A $1 billion stadium here will be worth about 2 billion, and in less than ﬁve years. So, if you had that kind of money, why would you not want to be here rather than in Tampa Bay. Build on, Baby, Build on!
Meanwhile, back in the NBA, the Clippers are having their problems. The team is having a lot of technical fouls called against them. They are constantly arguing with the referees. This is somewhat surprising, since teams coached by Doc Rivers are usually highly disciplined. He knows that undisciplined teams fall apart, when the going gets tough. They rarely, if ever, win championships. So, the behavior of his team is a serious matter that he will have to address.
I think that everyone in the NBA is aware that the King James Express is back on track. The Cavaliers are rolling, and they are now my pick To Win the NBA Championship this year. You can expect San Antonio and Atlanta to put up a strong ﬁ ght, but this is the year of the Cavaliers. I am happy for King James, and I have become one of his biggest Fans. Viva King James!