Category: The Locomotive

I Have Lost ALL Faith in The Chicago Bears as an Organization.

When I wrote yesterday’s free agency blog I briefly touched on the Bears. I didn’t give my take on Jimmy Graham because I had no clue how much they were paying him. Turns out it was SO MUCH MORE than I anticipated. They gave him two years 16 million and 9 million guaranteed. What the ...

NFL Free Agency is all the Sports we Have.

If you went into a coma from drinking too much eggnog in late December just to wake up to the reality of March 17th, 2020 the shock of the world you now live in just might be too much to mentally grasp. This much change could cripple even the strongest of minds. Especially for sports ...

Seattle Dragons play the DC Defenders in the inaugural XFL game.

Here at A-Train Sports, we do not recognize the failure of the XFL 20 years ago. As far as we are concerned the league never existed, and today February 8th, 2020 the REAL XFL begins. I have already locked myself in as a DIE-HARD Dragons fan. I live in Seattle, as a boy the only ...

Joe Burreaux dominates in the National Championship, Becomes Instant Legend.

GEAUX TIGERS. I was sitting outside the pool waiting for my sister at a Hotel whose name I forget in Las Vegas. While I’m waiting I strike up a conversation with a young dude of impressive stature. He tells me he played WR at Ohio State which immediately piqued my interest and we start talking ...

Freddy’s Dead. My Nightmare is Over & I Can Blog Again.

Salutations! It’s good to be back blogging. Why did I take such a long break? The answer is simple. Every blog would have been an iteration of: “Freddy Can’t Coach a Soup Kitchen” “Freddy K and the Nightmare on Lerner Way” “Watching the Browns makes me want to claw my fucking eyes out” The list ...

Grading the New NFL Head Coaches.

The NFL has 8 new head coaches this year, that’s 25% of the NFL and an average of one new coach per division. Let’s check in on these guys after 4 weeks… Vic “Generic Grey Sweatshirt” Fangio: Broncos I was worried that the Bears lost a great defensive coordinator in Fangio. Four games into the ...

10 Years Ago Today, The Perfect End to a Perfect Game.

This time of year is the sports doldrums, there is very little to get excited about. I mean all we have is Baseball, and Baseball isn’t exactly thrilling. Except for when it is. Ten years ago today was one of those thrilling times. It was when Mark Buehrle pitched the 18th perfect game in MLB ...

NBA Free Agency: A Beautiful New League.

It’s been a minute since my last sports-related blog but NBA free agency came in like a bat out of hell and reset the NBA. This is a glorious day. No longer is it the Warriors (if they stay healthy) and everyone else. THIS LEAGUE. We have Kawhi Leonard and Kevin Durant to thank for ...

A Better Ending to HBO’s Game of Thrones. Part 6.

Welcome back to part six of the new and better ending. We are poised for a battle to the North. The Night’s King having just suffered a three-headed-dragon attack now has to re-think his strategy of freezing out the enemy. It certainly seems like a major battle is coming. I’ll tell you what we WON’T ...

A Better Ending to HBO’s Game of Thrones. Part 5.

Thanks to everyone for the positive feedback I’ve been getting on these. I will admit it’s been much more fun trying to reshape this mess than it was watching the actual show for me. It is an assignment you can’t get wrong because no matter what I come up with, it’s going to be better ...