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Wow! Just wow! I expected something to go down at UNO, but I never expected it to drop the two sports that have the most tradition. Unbelievable. I’ll have more thoughts on this after I let it sink in, but this news was shocking. I was imagining football at TDAmeritrade Park this past week. Couldn’t [...]

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Mar 12th, 2011 | Filed under Tony Boone

Thanks to the back-and-forth mudslinging going on with the NFL, we can finally see Ravens safety Tommy Zbikowski do what he was born to do … knock dudes out. Sure, he fought a nobody (Richard Bryant) Saturday on the undercard of the crappy Cotto-Mayorga PPV event. But the guy can crack. Hope he sticks this [...]

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Mar 12th, 2011 | Filed under Tony Boone

As an avid boxing fan, I couldn’t come up with a better way to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Fight of the Century today than to rewatch the historic first meeting of Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali. All 15 rounds of their epic battle are shown, without commentary, on the documentary “The Fighters.” The [...]

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Mar 8th, 2011 | Filed under Tony Boone

I find it funny how you can tell the same story over a long period of time then have something happen at a later date that completely changes the entire story you tell. For example, when I was a youngster – probably 10 or 11 – I went down near the Arizona State dugout before [...]

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Jun 24th, 2010 | Filed under Tony Boone

A week later, I’m still hearing about it – although almost no one has said or written something directly to me. Last Friday’s Piece of Mind column in The Daily Nonpareil about Iowa Western’s move to Lewis Central for football seems to have hit a nerve with some in the¬†Bluffs. I somewhat expected that. But [...]

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May 7th, 2010 | Filed under Tony Boone