1. Top Ten Types of People at the Gym: Part 2

    Last Tuesday I brought to everyone's attention The Top Ten Types of People at the Gym. After some great feedback and comments from readers about some of the types of people I neglected to berate I decided I needed to do something about it...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 615 reads 0 comments

  2. The Disappearance of Championship Week

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com Championship week is here and for the first time in awhile there's no excitement for it. We've reached the point in March where the greatest four weeks of sports are about to begin and nobody cares...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 29 reads 0 comments

  3. Superstitious Fans: Why We Do The Things We Do

    http://www.favredollarfootlongs.com/ Everyone has a superstition or two. Whether it's wearing a specific tie to a job interview or growing a playoff beard to coincide with your team growing one, superstitions are a part of our lives...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 883 reads 0 comments

  4. Top Ten Sports Traditions That Have Jumped the Shark

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com There are plenty of traditions in the sports world. The problem is that every tradition that exists is copied and used so often that they become commonplace...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 291 reads 0 comments

  5. Not Our Rival: Why Too Many Rivalries Aren't Actually Rivalries

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com Every team wants a rival. Every team and fan wants an opponent that instills a respected hatred.  That's what a rivalry comes down to, hate and respect...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 696 reads 0 comments

  6. Local Newspaper Columnist Attacks Bob Sanders, Feels He's Owed More

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com I woke up yesterday morning, grabbed the Erie Times-News (that's the local paper in Erie, PA for those who don't know about this editorial juggernaut), opened ...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 288 reads 6 comments

  7. Forget the Olympics, March Madness Is Almost Here

     www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com The sports world has been awkward these past two weeks.  The Olympics have clogged everyone’s mind about the real sports that we should be watching...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 225 reads 0 comments

  8. The NHL Needs a Border War

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com Hockey always seems like its second fiddle to the other major sports.  Maybe it’s even third fiddle these days.  It just seems like whatever the NHL tries to do it never pans out for them...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 73 reads 3 comments

  9. What Happened to the Bad Guys in Sports?

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com Remember how entertaining it was to watch Dennis Rodman?  From the hairstyles to the antics to the nut shot on the cameraman; Dennis always gave you a reason to watch...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 169 reads 0 comments

  10. USA Vs. Canada: One Game or A Change of Mindset?

    The interest in the USA vs. Canada Olympic hockey game yesterday can be summed up by Seth Davis from Sports Illustrated.  On Twitter at 7:45pm yesterday he posted, "Flipping between US-Canada hockey and VT-Duke hoops...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 940 reads 0 comments

  11. Too Much TV for TV: Why Sports Aren't What They Once Were

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com I never thought I would ever get to a day where I could legitimately say that there are too many television shows.  Anyone who complains that there isn't anything on TV isn't looking too hard...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 285 reads 0 comments

  12. The New Kings Ransom: Gretzky to LeBron

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com If you haven't seen any 30 for 30 documentaries on ESPN then you should really check them out.  Actually, just check out The U, that's the only really great one...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 294 reads 0 comments

  13. Chemistry: The NBA Deadline to College Roommates

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com The NBA's trade deadline is tomorrow and we've heard hundreds of rumors of different players going to different teams...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 257 reads 0 comments

  14. My Daytona Diary: Spending 7 Hours to Become a NASCAR Fan

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com I completed my mission. If you don't know what I'm talking about then read my column from Friday, but basically I set out to watch my first NASCAR race, from ...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 163 reads 12 comments

  15. I'm Watching My First Super Bowl on Sunday

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com Yes, I know what I just said. I am watching my first Super Bowl on Sunday. Disappointing to some of you, I am not talking about football...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 113 reads 0 comments

  16. Sports Addictions: Fantasy to Gambling to Twitter

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com Everyone has addictions.  People who tell you otherwise are addicted to lying.  For some its drugs, for Tiger and Steve Phillips it's supposedly sex, for me its sports...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 76 reads 0 comments

  17. Duke Vs. UNC: Still the Biggest Game of the Year

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com There's no hype for it.  ESPN hasn't even had much promotion for the game.  Even Dickie V isn't as excited...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 456 reads 0 comments

  18. LeBron James: The Chemistry Lesson

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com Sports teams are tough to figure out. It seems easy to think a team is going to win it all when they have lots of talent, but that's not always the case. You need depth, you need coaching, you need size, strength, talent.

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 275 reads 0 comments

  19. Super Bowl XLIV: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com Hurricane Katrina is officially over! That's basically the end result of the Super Bowl. We're back! Have you ever heard anything so outlandish? A team wins the Super Bowl and the city is just automatically rejuvenated.

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 588 reads 0 comments

  20. Coaches for Charity: Is It a Good Thing?

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com Charity is a daily effort for athletes and sports organizations.  It seems that each week a new event pops up where coaches or athletes are sporting a special patch or shoes that commemorate a cause...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 82 reads 0 comments

  21. It's A Numbers Game: No Kobe Allowed Though

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com What's the record for most points in a NBA game? What's the consecutive game streak number by Joe DiMaggio? What NFL team has the most Super Bowl wins? What's ...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 65 reads 0 comments

  22. Do Players Have To Love The Game?

     www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com   Do you love your job?  Do you wake up every morning and think, "I am so lucky to have the career I have and wouldn't change it for anything in the world?" Probably not...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 88 reads 0 comments

  23. All Star Games: Are They For the Fans or the Players?

    Favre Dollar Footlongs Everyone got their beer and wings ready for their Pro Bowl Party? Didn't think so. Most people couldn't tell you what time the game is starting, let alone be throwing a party for it...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 29 reads 0 comments

  24. The NBA Will Change Forever on February 18th at 3pm

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com Did you hear that every team in the NBA wants to offer a trade for Amare Stoudemire? That's basically what every piece of breaking news from the NBA was this week...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 773 reads 8 comments

  25. The State Of The Union Address: What Barack Should Really Say

    www.FavreDollarFootlongs.com As President Obama prepares for his State of the Union Address tonight he will be talking about many policy, economic, and social factors that he plans on changing...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 5 years ago 23 reads 0 comments