Life of a Sportsaholic

This blog is intended to be insight into my life as an irrational, stats-driven, obsessive sports fan in Boston. I am a fan of all types of sports with an emphasis on Boston teams and am a proud UConn alum.

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My thinking right now and thinking about it in the locker room, I’m done playing with the national team…I tried my hardest. It’s been four finals, and I was not able to win. I tried everything possible. It hurts me more than anyone, but it is evident that this is not for me. I want more than anyone to win a title with the national team, but unfortunately, it did not happen.

Argentina’s Lionel Messi announcing his retirement from international play after a heart-breaking penalty-kick loss to Chile in the Copa America Centenario final

Our UConn football family is very fortunate to call The Burton Family Football Complex and Mark R. Shenkman Training Center our home. These facilities are among the finest in the nation and fully serve the needs of our football student-athletes. I want all Husky student-athletes and my fellow coaches to be able to enjoy the same caliber of facilities, which they richly deserve.

UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco on his $250,000 gift to help with the construction of facilities for UConn’s men’s and women’s soccer program, baseball program and softball program.

You have to just keep on playing better. If you don’t play better it doesn’t matter how much you piss on your territory. They’re still going to take your lion away from you.

David Ortiz summed up the Red Sox situation on on Tuesday night.

It felt like a big one. It felt like a big game for some reason. There was a lot of energy out there, and it was just a lot of fun. We were grinding. The way we won the game was just by persistence.

Red Sox outfielder Chris Young after last night’s 10-inning win in San Francisco