Janet Kessler

Janet Kessler

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I'm a Dallas Native of 40+ years. I got my start with sports at a very very young age. As far back as my memory goes, I can remember watching some kind of sports game with my dad.

In the beginning there was only the Dallas Cowboys, and only the Dallas Cowboys I loved. I remember other pro-sports came and went, finding it hard to carve a niche in Dallas. Finally a few choice teams made it.

Those of you from Dallas will recognize this, I'm what you call a "Grove Rat."

My first love of sport is the Cowboys. My inspiration to write about them is equal to their credibility, and both are little low on the radar.

I'm in the mist of a revival with the Rangers, now that Tom Hicks is paying people with brains to make the decisions (Jerry Jones please take notes).

My current focus is mostly Mavericks. Basketball is such a thrill to me.

Anyway, I have a weird understanding of football and basketball. I mean, I'm not like most girls. I understand in detail what going on with the game. Sometime way more than the guys I'm watching it with.

I can be best described as a late bloomer in writing. My goal is still the same, even though I'm branching into other teams, that of projecting my passion for my teams.

For those of you who are better at watching sports than playing sports, check out my in depth non-team specific writing at http://howtowatchsports.com/

Or to see my non-sports writing at http://groveratcapers.posterous.com/

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  • Blaine Spence posted 1391 days ago

    Blaine Spence

    With just a couple of days before the 2010 Ford Ironman Championship in Hawaii, I talk with one of the favorites—last year's runner-up, American Chris Lieto:

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/483019-an-interview-with-americas-premier-ironman-chris-lieto-and-more-than-sport

  • Blaine Spence posted 1425 days ago

    Blaine Spence

    Have a heart!

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/448913-san-francisco-49ers-give-back-michael-lewis-a-player-with-heart

  • Blaine Spence posted 1433 days ago

    Blaine Spence

    There is nothing like the advent of the football season to get me writing again!

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/442628-the-curious-case-of-nate-davis

  • Blaine Spence posted 1578 days ago

    Blaine Spence

    Just when you though it was safe to read about the 49ers again...

    The San Francisco 49ers All No Team....the final chapter.....promise!

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/372288-nfl-free-agency-the-2010-draft-the-san-francisco-49ers-all-no-team

  • Blaine Spence posted 1587 days ago

    Blaine Spence

    Assignment #2 is now available for your reading pleasure! Comment always appreciated!

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/367740-the-san-francisco-49ers-15-greatest-free-agent-acquisitions

  • JW Nix posted 1599 days ago

    JW Nix

    a remembrance :
    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/361429-merlin-olsen-a-lasting-legacy-of-love-and-lore

  • Blaine Spence posted 1605 days ago

    Blaine Spence

    My fist assignment as a Featured Columnist...please let me know what you think!

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/357303-the-five-greatest-team-of-the-san-francisco-49ers

  • Blaine Spence posted 1608 days ago

    Blaine Spence

    The Sequel to my "maiden voyage"....

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/355481-the-2010-nfl-draft-and-the-san-francisco-49ers-potentials

    comments always appreciated and replied to!

  • Blaine Spence posted 1612 days ago

    Blaine Spence

    A look back at the 49ers first round draft picks...with grades! and of course a few smart ass comments...

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/353131-san-francisco-49ers-20-years-of-1st-rd-picks-nfl-draft-hits-blunders

  • Blaine Spence posted 1613 days ago

    Blaine Spence

    Don't "mock" me....my first stab at an NFL Mock Draft:

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/352364-2010-nfl-mock-draft-san-francisco-49ers-edition

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