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Playing UConn for Tennessee Pride


wesrucker247 Wes Rucker
Vols G Scotty Hopson: “When you play a Big East team, you’re not just playing for Tennessee pride. You’re playing for SEC pride.”

About Capers Bar

I am retired Army officer. I used to fly helicopters and airplanes while I was in the Army. Nowadays, I do other things that are not so cool and sexy. I decided to write about my journey or whatever you want to call it towards running a half-marathon this fall. I have been running since 1983, I have run the Duke City full and half marathons. I don't run that fast anymore, I did win a 10K when I was 21, those days are mercifully past me. The fastest mile I have turned is a 5:05 during one of those Army physical fitness test 2 mile runs. The point I am making is that I am old, slow, and experienced runner. I named the blog after my running buddy, Bandit, an Australian Blue Heeler. He is my 3rd K-9 running buddy, the previous two dogs were black labs. I hope to write about some of my discussions that I have with Bandit in the future. I once owned, but since sold and a satirical and irreverent sports blog that was moderately successful. I was published in the left-wing national sports media by Sports Illustrated and ESPN. I am "stuck" in Alabama working for a military contractor. I am working so fricking hard to get back to Southeast New Mexico or West Texas. Fingers and toes crossed.

One comment on “Playing UConn for Tennessee Pride

  1. The Big East in basketball…The Big 10 in football… just prime examples of a liberal sports media (ESPN) having a very big say-so in the polls/rankings. Year in and year the truth comes out. Vols go 3-0 vs. the extremely over-rated Big East.

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