Getting Rid Of Chief Wahoo Is The Right Thing To Do

The announcement has been made.  Major League Baseball & the Cleveland Indians will finally get rid of the Chief Wahoo logo after this season.  Now there are many reasons for this, protests from Native American groups, criticism from those who believe in political correctness among others.

Don’t be fooled.  The main reason for the elimination of the logo is because the Indians will host the MLB All-Star Game in 2019.  It’s that simple.  Want to host the MLB All-Star Game?  Get rid of the logo.  Business, pure and simple.

But with that being said.  It is the right thing to do.  I mean, just look at it.  It is a horrific stereotype of a race of people.  Red-faced with a cartoonish toothy grin and a feather sticking out of it’s head.  It is disgustingly offensive.  At some point, the issue of the team name must be considered as well.  But this is a good first step.

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25 Worst Moments In Monday Night RAW History

Let me first say that I am a WWE fan and a Monday Night RAW fan.  But with all the celebration going on regarding Monday Night RAW’s 25th Anniversary, let me rain a little on the parade.

Here are MY 25 Worst Moments In Monday Night RAW History…..

25) Lita “Marries” Kane

24) John Cena vs Michael Cole

23) Fandango

22) Fake Rosie vs Fake Donald

21) Goldberg Returns To WWE

20) Hornswoggle

19) Vince McMahon Says “The N-Word”

18) ECW Invades RAW

17) nWo Debuts On RAW

16) Randy Orton RKOs An 80 Year Old Woman

15) Hugh Jackman Confronted By Magneto

14) Wiz Khalifa “Performs” on RAW

13) Pitbull Joins The Rock

12) Vince McMahon Forces Trish Stratus To Strip

11) RAW Anonymous General Manager

10) Joey Styles “Quits” RAW

9) Vince McMahon’s Limo Explodes

8) Jeremy Piven & Ken Jeong Lollygag Through A Segment

7) Tensai Wears Lingerie & Dances

6) Mike Adamle

5) John Cena “Rapping”

4) Daniel Bryan’s “Affair”

3) JR vs John Coachman

2) “Big Baller Brand” Invades RAW

1) Triple H, Kane, Katie Vick & Necrophilia

I still will be watching Monday…and wish Happy 25th Birthday to RAW!

***I will be joining Cincinnati Radio Legend Wildman Walker on Wednesday, January 24th starting at 3pm on ClassX Radio!  We will be talking Reds Winter Caravan, Wildman’s impending feud with former Red Dmitri Young, Bengals and more!  Plus we will spin the “New Breed Of Rock”.  Learn more & listen online at http://www.ClassXRadio.com.***
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I Eat A Tide Pod!

I was cold and hungry & needed a snack.  So I tried the newest snack that is all the rage—Tide Pods!

Here’s how it turned out…

***I will be joining Cincinnati Radio Legend Wildman Walker on Wednesday, January 24th starting at 3pm on ClassX Radio!  We will be talking Reds Winter Caravan, Wildman’s impending feud with former Red Dmitri Young, Bengals and more!  Plus we will spin the “New Breed Of Rock”.  Learn more & listen online at http://www.ClassXRadio.com.***
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Warm Up…By Watching The “Freezer Bowl”

Yes, it is brutally cold this winter.  But not as cold as what the Bengals, Chargers and fans suffered through in the 1981 “Freezer Bowl” AFC Championship Game.  The game was played in upwards of -59 degree wind chill conditions.  A nice bonus is that the game was announced by the legendary Dick Enberg, who just recently passed away.  Also, here is another fun fact— former Bengal & 700 WLW Sportstalk Host Bob Trumpy was in the booth, but only to pass on via notes throughout the game what he knew about the Bengals to Enberg & Merlin Olsen.

So why not warm up by watching what is one of the few playoff wins in Bengals history?

***I will be joining Cincinnati Radio Legend Wildman Walker on Wednesday, January 24th starting at 3pm on ClassX Radio!  We will be talking Reds Winter Caravan, Wildman’s impending feud with former Red Dmitri Young, Bengals and more!  Plus we will spin the “New Breed Of Rock”.  Learn more & listen online at http://www.ClassXRadio.com.***
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Let’s Jump On The Caravan!

The lineup and sites for the 2018 Reds Winter Caravan have been announced!
I know it has been a disappointing past few years for the Redlegs on the field, but it is always nice to know baseball isn’t that far away.

From Reds.com:

NORTH TOUR

Celebrities:

Broadcasters Jeff Brantley and Jim Day, pitchers Amir Garrett and minor leaguer Tyler Stephenson, general manager Dick Williams and mascot Rosie Red.

Date Location (click for directions) City Time EST
Thursday, Jan. 25 Polaris Fashion Place Columbus, OH 7 – 9 pm
Friday, Jan. 26 Apollo Career Center – new for 2018 Lima, OH 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Saturday, Jan. 27 National Museum of USAF Dayton, OH 11 am – 2 pm
Saturday, Jan. 27 Parrish Auditorium Hamilton, OH 3 – 5:30 pm
Sunday, Jan. 28 Florence Mall Florence, KY 11 am – 2 pm

SOUTH TOUR

Celebrities:

Broadcaster Thom Brennaman, outfielder Phillip Irvin, outfielder Adam Duvall (Louisville only), minor leaguer TJ Friedl, roving catching instructor and former catcher Corky Miller, former outfielder Austin Kearns (Lexington only), president and COO Phil Castellini, senior director of player development Jeff Graupe, executive advisor to the CEO Walt Jocketty (Louisville only), and mascot Mr. Redlegs.

Date Location (click for directions) City Time EST
Thursday, Jan. 25 Louisville Slugger Field Louisville, KY 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Friday, Jan. 26 CoolSprings Galleria Nashville, TN 7:30 – 9:30 pm (6:30-8:30 pm CST)
Saturday, Jan. 27 Greenwood Mall Bowling Green, KY 11 am – 12:30 pm (10 am-11:30 am CST)
Saturday, Jan. 27 Fayette Mall Lexington, KY 5 – 7 pm
Sunday, Jan. 28 Florence Mall Florence, KY 11 am – 2 pm

EAST TOUR

Celebrities:

Broadcaster Jeff Piecoro, pitchers Sal Romano and Cody Reed , manager Bryan Price, minor leaguer Nick Senzel, Reds Hall of Famer Tom Browning, vice president & senior advisor to the general manager Buddy Bell and mascot Mr. Red.

Date Location (click for directions) City Time EST
Thursday, Jan. 25 Athens Community Center – new for 2018 Athens, OH 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Friday, Jan. 26 Charleston Town Center Charleston, WV 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Saturday, Jan. 27 Grand Central Mall Parkersburg, WV 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday, Jan. 27 Huntington Mall – new for 2018 Huntington, WV 2:30 – 4:30 pm
Sunday, Jan. 28 Florence Mall Florence, KY 11 am – 2 pm

WEST TOUR

Celebrities:

Broadcaster Marty Brennaman, outfielder Scott Schebler (Thursday & Friday only), catcher Tucker Barnhart (Muncie, Indy & Batesville only), minor leaguer Taylor Trammell, former infielder/outfielder Dmitri Young, vice president & assistant general manager Nick Krall and mascot Gapper.

Date Location (click for directions) City Time EST
Thursday, Jan. 25 Stoops Automotive Muncie, IN 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Friday, Jan. 26 Eastland Mall Evansville, IN 5 – 7 pm (4-6 pm CST)
Saturday, Jan. 27 College Mall Bloomington, IN 9:30 – 11 am
Saturday, Jan. 27 Castleton Square Mall Indianapolis, IN 12:30 – 2:30 pm
Saturday, Jan. 27 Southeastern Indiana YMCA – new for 2018 Batesville, IN 4 – 6 pm
Sunday, Jan. 28 Florence Mall Florence, KY 11 am – 2 pm

See you on the Caravan!
***I will be joining Cincinnati Radio Legend Wildman Walker on Wednesday, January 24th starting at 3pm on ClassX Radio!  We will be talking Reds Winter Caravan, Wildman’s impending feud with former Red Dmitri Young & spinning the “New Breed Of Rock”.  Learn more & listen online at http://www.ClassXRadio.com.***
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Welcome Back Buckeyes Basketball!

What a win this past Sunday for the Basketball Buckeyes!  Yes, it is a little disappointing that Ohio State couldn’t crack the Top 25 after a convincing win over #1 Michigan State, but that doesn’t diminish an epic win.

It is nice to see Ohio State Basketball relevant again after a couple of down years to end Thad Matta’s tenure in Columbus.  Don’t get me wrong, I was a Thad supporter and was puzzled how his ouster was handled by AD Gene Smith.  I also will admit to not being totally sold on the Chris Holtmann hire.  But it was obvious that Thad’s time as Head Coach needed to end.  Personal health issues and lackluster recruiting made that apparent.

There is no denying Holtmann has made an impact already.  This team looks focused and interested on the court again & slowly but surely, fans are responding.  The atmosphere at The Schott vs. Michigan State was unlike anything seen or heard the past few seasons.  It is also a true joy to watch Keita Bates-Diop finally round into the star we knew he could be.

Of course, all of this warm & fuzzy feeling could end Thursday with a loss to Maryland.
But for now, let’s enjoy it.

When Will Danica Patrick Just Go Away?

Danica Patrick has a new book out.  Isn’t that great?  Now that she is no longer racing, she has a book to peddle.  It is called “Pretty Intense” and it describes a “90-Day Mind, Body & Food Plan That Will Change Your Life”.  I guess when it has been discovered that you were a fraud as a race car driver you need to find other avenues to make that scratch you lost when you lost your ride.

Danica, do us all a favor.  Just go away.  Fade into obscurity.  Because the longer you continue to try to force yourself into the spotlight, the longer you continue to remind us that you were just a pretty face that was marketable.  You never deserved your ride, whether it was in Indy Car or NASCAR.  You kept a deserving driver out of a spot.  Your looks and “personality” made you appealing to sponsors…until now.  You have been figured out.  You were a horrible driver.

Now, let’s try not to ruin Aaron Rodgers’ life.  Yes, Danica and Aaron are now an item.
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I will allow for one thing.
If Danica wants to keep posting Instagram pics of her yoga poses, fine.
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