As a kid I religiously read the sports section cover to cover. I had the fortune of living in Rhode Island and as far as small markets go, I was lucky to have the likes of Bill Reynolds and Bill Parillo to spoonfeed my insatiable appetite of sports commentary. One of the "Bills" would write stream of consciousness bullet-point disparate thoughts on a regular basis. He was a blogger before his time. Sometimes they were relevant, sometimes they were not. I now know how he felt as there are certain days when you just don't a)have the juicy in-depth thought you want to flesh out or b)there are scraps of information that don't really jive together. Today is one of those days. So, here is a tip of the cap to the Providence Journal upbringing:Pat Fitzgerald will be the official guest of honor...

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