Category: The Locomotive

The Internet Says: Today is National Love your Red Hair Day.

Remember remember the 5th of November…. Ever since I saw the movie “V” for Vendetta,¬†November 5th has been Guy Fawkes Day up in ole’ A-Trains dome piece. No longer! From now on November 5th is Red Hair Day, because I love red hair. Specifically I love women with red hair, on a guy it’s whatever. ...

Halloween ’94 : When Brett Favre became my Mike Myers.

Everyone in America knows who Brett Favre is. Some people know Brett Favre a bit too well, no I’m not talking about Jenn Sterger. I’m talking about myself. Brett Favre is a destroyer of childhoods. Football is life to me, and it has always been that way. As soon as I understood the rudiments of ...

Jay Mariotti does a Podcast that NOBODY Listens to, has 53,180 Hate-Followers on Twitter.

I decided to check in on former ESPN Superstar Jay Mariotti. What’s my most hated sportswriter of all-time up too these days? ( Bill Plaschke is lucky that Jay Mariotti is around or I’d turn my hate on him)   He’s keeping busy! Good for Jay! He is hosting a National Podcast. How is that ...

Penn State uses Saquon Barkley the way I used my RB’s in Video Games.

For legal reasons EA Sports had to stop making it’s NCAA Football Video Game Franchise. (Originally Bill Walsh Football) That was a sad day for A-Train. The NCAA Football Franchise was my rock. It’s release day was bigger than Christmas, and it was no more. Sure there was Madden, but when it comes to video ...

A-Train Sports Origin Story.

I was once a degenerate College Freshmen. A degenerate College freshmen who in week one at the University of Missouri made the University Police Blotter for getting caught smoking blunts in the dorms. Not ideal. My floor was a healthy mix of nerds and narcs.  I had to get out of the dorms. That pretty ...

State of the Union for ATrain’s Overall Fandom. The Good, The Bad & The Ugly.

There is no better time to take an account of your favorite teams during than during the Sports Nexus, especially if you have a baseball team still alive as I do. (At least until tonight.) The Good. The Chicago Cubs: Down 0-3 to the Dodgers, is now down 1-3, and I get to sweat out ...

See if you can guess where a man googled “How to rob a bank?”, & then robbed a bank.

Was it A) Tampa? B) Chicago? C) Detroit? D) San Jose? I mean where on Earth are people that stupid? Hold on I’ll give you another hint….on the same exact news day, A local city official drunkenly crashed a golf cart into a restaurant during Oktoberfest. Did you know the same City is also hometown ...