IRIS Sports – No Foolin’

Here are your top sports happenings this week for all you non-sports fans...No foolin'! 1) Hamburgers and Hockey - The fans of the professional hockey team, the Ottawa Senators, are throwing hamburgers onto the ice after the games. And here’s why: Andrew Hammond is a 27-year-old Canadian professional hockey player – he’s a goaltender. In…

Hump-Day Hallway High-Fives

Don't worry non-basketballers, we're almost through March. We're honing in on a Champion. But while we're waiting, may as well see what all the buzz is about. Here’s your humpday-hallway-highfive-happenings in sports this week sports. And don’t forget, when your coworker wants to know how you’re so in-the-sports-know, just tell’em… Oh,   I Read It Somewhere. Welcome…

It’s All About the Bass…ketball

If you were bummed that you couldn’t watch The Mindy Project last week because a basketball game was on instead…if March Madness pertains more to your feelings than to sports…if Bracketology sounds like a fancy new tax law from Obama, you’re in the right place!! Welcome to IRIS Sports: the non-sports-fan’s sports page. Here are this…

It Can Wait

I am drinking coffee and writing on this Sunday morning. I have a turquoise, soft cover Moleskine journal that I love and a ball point pen that writes just right. It’s a beautiful, sunny, January day. My phone is downstairs.  In the time it has taken me to write these four and a half lines,…

IRIS Sports Archive – Keeping Up with Your Sports Fan

Originally posted 1/5/2013.... You’re here so you can keep up with the sports fan in your life…boss, coworkers, or yo’ man (sure ok, maybe yo’ lady). Or, maybe you’re here ‘cause you’re my friend (thanks). Either way, here are this week’s top five (and a half) chat worthy sports happenings… It’s College Football Bowl Season.…

IRIS Sports Archive – Twofer

Originally posted 2/9/12... Everyone’s life is busy. So this week is a speed round, IRIS, two-for-one! Here are the top ten things you need know about sports from the past two weeks, IRIS style. Remembering beloved Canadian freeskier Sarah Burke. She died as a result of a tragic fall in the SuperPipe in Park City…

IRIS Sports Archive – It’s Alive!

Originally posted  1/25/12.... It’s ALIVE…ALIIIIIVE!! After a grueling three-week-on/twelve-week-off schedule, IRIS is back! The first post of 2012 is dedicated to my friends and family who lovingly harassed me about getting back to it. This week’s top five is a list, by degree-of -heckling, of my awesomely persistent friends/family and the sports that remind me…

IRIS Sports Archive – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.

Originally posted 8/28/11.... An earthquake, Gaddafi, and hurricane all walk into a bar… I wish I had a punch line for you. It’s been a crazy week in the world. If you take away the natural disasters and overthrown government, the world of sports was no different! Welcome to IRIS sports week three…The good, the…