I Heart Sports

I love to write about sports. In fact, I actually did it and got paid for it for six years for the Everett Herald. Now I just write about my own sad fandom and how my teams tend to play those lovable losers way too often.

Who do I love? The San Diego Padres, Indianapolis Colts, Seattle Mariners, Gonzaga basketball, Dallas Mavericks, the U.S. men’s soccer team, Brazil’s national team and anyone that is attempting to make history.

“The Last Dance”: 23 Takeaways from the Chicago Bulls Dynasty Documentary with Kids

“The Last Dance” was a nostalgic walk through the NBA I grew up on. I have 23 takeaways about the documentary, including being able to share my NBA fandom with my kids.

Five Best Songs About Baseball

I’m still missing baseball so I write about the five best songs about baseball, with a tribute to the late Kenny Rogers. Plus my COVID-19 anthem and more!

Time to Respect the G.O.A.T.

I know it’s trendy to hate on the Patriots and Tom Brady, but for this fan of an ex-AFC rival, it’s time to respect the G.O.A.T.

Cover Letter for the Padres

After 30 years of watching the Padres lose, I decide I’m putting my name in the hat for the open club president position.

49 Things I Thought About Super Bowl 49 (and throughout the month of January)

Finding 49 things about Super Bowl 49 was kind of tough, so since I’ve sworn off Twitter, and have decided to stay away from posting “nonsense” on Facebook, I thought I would create a blog post full of 30-something things I thought about Super Bowl 49, and 15-something things popped into my head this last month. Have … Continue reading 49 Things I Thought About Super Bowl 49 (and throughout the month of January)

Learning about Heartbreak

Lukas learns about heartbreak, from sports; I give #Seahawks fans insider information on what it’s like to play and hate the Patriots and I compare my first day to #Shawshank.

My Oh My Magical Mariner Moments!

With the Mariners in postseason contention for the first time in 13 years, I thought I would take a look back at My Oh My Magical Mariner Moments!

Sports, Society and Kids

If you’ve read my blog for more than a few months you know that there are few things I love more than sports. My wife and kids being one of them. And actually, that might be it. As my eldest, Lukas, has gotten older he’s become more and more interested in everything sports. He loves playing … Continue reading Sports, Society and Kids

2014 NFL Preview: Who Might Rain on Another 12th Man Parade?

Expect more turmoil in the Johnson household when the Super Bowl rolls around. Like last year Lukas and I will be torn on who we want to win the Super Bowl. Unlike last year I won’t have to worry about my non-loving football dad yelling “Go Hawks!” and taunting me throughout the contest, and that’s not because I moved … Continue reading 2014 NFL Preview: Who Might Rain on Another 12th Man Parade?

18 Reasons I Heart Peyton Manning

I can’t seem to break it through my buddy’s skull. No, I will not be rooting for “our” Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII. “But you live in Seattle!” It’s nothing against the Seahawks, Richard Sherman, Skittles or the 12th man. I’ve attended at least one regular season game in the last four years, and … Continue reading 18 Reasons I Heart Peyton Manning

Sorry Sports. I Need a Break.

I’m sorry Sports. It’s not you, it’s me. It’s just that I put so much heart and soul into this relationship, and I really don’t feel like I’m getting anything out of it. I’m sorry. We’re going to need to take a break. At least for a week, just to see where we stand. I … Continue reading Sorry Sports. I Need a Break.

How Fantasy Becomes Life: Matthew Berry’s “Fantasy Life”

UPDATED: With an actual “Thank You” tweet from Mr. Berry himself! Second time I’ve been Tweeted by a famous football person! (Tony Dungy thanked me for liking his kid’s book last year sometime). @kdaddy1004 thanks the kind words — Matthew Berry (@MatthewBerryTMR) September 13, 2013 Imagine being late to your own wedding because you and … Continue reading How Fantasy Becomes Life: Matthew Berry’s “Fantasy Life”

NFL Preview: Room for one more? Why I Want to Jump on the Seahawks Bandwagon, but Don’t Think There is Room!

‘Tis the season where pundits, casual fans, fans that think they are more than casual but are casual, and fans that think they are both pundits and more than casual fans but are really just somewhat casual (that’s me) make their National Football League season predictions. Last year I wrote mine as my debut column … Continue reading NFL Preview: Room for one more? Why I Want to Jump on the Seahawks Bandwagon, but Don’t Think There is Room!

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