NFL Notes: (& Crimebeat! primer)
former Viking & Seahawk Tavaris Jackson has been charged with aggravated assault & uttering threats, which will no doubt strain the ability of Hawks management to offer him a new contract.
current Jags linebacker Dan Skuta was arrested & charged with first-degree misdemeanour battery in Orlando. He was
Greetings, dear Winstonians! I trust you are enjoying this season of football to its utmost--biting your nails at the close finishes, cursing the ineptitude of your teams' coaches, and reveling in the glory that comes from a decisive win! Your dear old Bud has been following the ins and outs
Dateline: September 23rd, 2015
Greetings, loyal Winstonians! Long time readers know that for years, I've been telling my learned readership that Week 2 in the NFL is often a singular moment of specialized disaster, and this year was no exception! Up was down, wrong was right, and even the Raiders won
Dateline: July 27, 2015
Hello, loyal Winstonians! My drunken summer vacation dried up like a Palm Springs housewife recently, and, boy, did I have a time. After my vacation breakfast of four Ojai oranges and a pint glass of Mezcal, it was time to head home, which meant getting to the
Friends, loyal readers, and all of my ex-wives: Yes, I DO still exist, which should please two out of three of those categories. Reports of my demise and/or debilitation are greatly exaggerated; in fact, I've been hot on the trail of one of the biggest scoops this year! It's taken
Dateline: May 6, 2015
Greetings and salutations, patient readers! I've enjoyed my time away from my trusty word processor on my forced vacation this past while. It's given me a new perspective on all the things that make my life and career special; namely, the absence of assaults on my persons
Dateline: April 14th, 2015
Hello, dear readers, and welcome to a special dispatch from the road. I'd normally be filling your eyes with typeset magnificence from my smoke filled den, but thanks to certain Acts of God (and, if I'm being honest, one certain man), I'm temporarily on the lam.
Dateline: April 3, 2015
Right of the bat, my loyal readers, that date tells you a critical piece of information: this is no April Fool's day joke. No sir, good ol' Bud wouldn't do that to his discerning audience. The only April Fool's day joke I played this year involved a
Dateline: March 18th, 2015
I apologize for the tardiness of my words, loyal readers of mine, as a conflagration of certain personal proclivities and the lack of available advertising revenue for your venerable local rag prevented me from my usual timely coverage of the Biggest Spectacle In Our Fair Favorite Footballin'