February 25, 2011

There was absolutely nothing dramatic or surprising about Miguel Cabrera’s obligatory press conference and apology. Nothing.

The only drama comes from newspapers and radio. I give most of you credit, as you are pretty good at wading through the bullshit. We simply classify it in the nonsense category.

But enter Ryan Terpstra and an unknown reporter asking Cabrera questions in Lakeland as fine microcosms of subtle nonsense.

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We’re Back

February 25, 2011

Hello all. We’re back.

A stint in Washington, D.C. had me completely overwhelmed and unable to balance everything I wanted to do. But with my final semester at Emerson College, a brand new radio show, and a little time on my hands, The Honolulu Blue is back.

For those of you following our twitter and radio show, thank you. I hope you enjoy my work here, on Emerson Talk and Information Network ( and on The Daily Fungo.
Let’s do it Detroit.

Becoming What I Hate

November 21, 2010

I get it now. Help me.

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Bowl Chaos System

November 1, 2010

by Ian Shapiro

The following is a guest article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Honolulu Blue.

Ever been to a wedding? It involves a bride, groom, best man, maid of honor and some other randoms. Well that’s what the BCS is this year except instead of having everything set, there are still games left in the college football season left and much debate over who will meet as the so called bride and groom. Who will go to Arizona to play in the BCS National Championship game?

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Lions, Playoffs: Yes

October 15, 2010

I love you, Mike O’Hara. After all the crap I took about calling the Lions a playoff contender (still are), O’Hara beautifully articulates what I have been saying all along. Now, while The Honolulu Blue gets about 200 hits a day (much appreciated), coming from O’Hara it means a lot more. These are his words:

It remains to be seen if the Lions can build on their win over the Rams and get into what shapes up as a wide-open scramble for the NFC’s six playoff spots.

Your 2011 Tigers

October 14, 2010

This is going to be your “not so in-depth” look at the upcoming free agent market for the Detroit Tigers.  I’d like to reserve any kind of bold predictions or detailed analysis until we get closer to December.  That said, at a glance, here are my ramblings.

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Reader Column: Lions, Tigers, and Rick

October 13, 2010

Tiger Rick is a Detroit sports nut and sports history buff.  While I was recovering from my hangover from MSU’s victory, he posted a nice comment to one of my columns. I decided to post it. Enjoy.

The hilarious wit and various opinions are not necessarily my own.

While you were suffering through the brown bottle flu, you missed the Lions first official victory of the season. You are lucky, I can pick up your slack and report to your followers. Junior and I normally hang out on the Comerica Park side of Brush street, but we decided to throw caution to the wind and went down for the Meijer sponsored Lion Alumni autograph signing and the other pregame activities outside of Ford Field on game day.

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So, why not?

October 10, 2010

Fresh off pure domination in the Big House, I’ve come up with a new slogan for Sparta going forward.

Why not?

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Whistles, Injuries, Culture: Ramblings

September 26, 2010

I want to be clear before I begin: The Lions got beat. They did not play well enough to win.

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Different Week, Different Way, But Same Story

September 19, 2010

Vick’s down, pass complete. It never ended.

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