Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Well... I Guess That's It

With only marginal fanfare, melodrama, or pomp I'd like to say that effective immediately Sports As Life will be closing it's doors. I know that there have been temporary slow-downs and standstills in the past, but this time the lights will not come back on. The reasons are many and varied but the meat of it is that the time is right - counter intuitive as that may seem.

To the noblemen and captains of industry who helped contribute over the past 2 1/2 years: Cooper, Trebor, TH, Jeff K and CH - thank you all for your hard work. I can't imagine this place would have lasted as long as did without your help.

Lastly, a huge tip of the cap to everyone who read, browsed, accidentally clicked, commented, didn't comment, lurked, laughed, spat with contempt, mocked, derided, agreed, disagreed, or otherwise. Your patronage was always noted and greatly appreciated.


Anonymous said...

In the prime of the sports year?

Hockey is around the corner (and the flames are going to kill this year), NFL just started, CFL teams are all starting to balance out with 500 records, and even the upcoming baseball playoffs may be interesting.

Who will publicly laugh when Tom Brady gets hurt? Who will comment on Fleury cracking an NHL roster? No chance for an about-face change?

It was a good run though. I'll miss the opportunity to forego work for a few minutes every day and check in on the site.

I'll still hold out hope that you'll be back, but for now, farewell.


Anonymous said...

Sorry to see you go. I suppose every editor has to ride off into the sunset eventually.

Enjoyed your insight and wit. I'm quite certain your father is extremely proud of your effort, dedication and passion for sport.


Jason said...

You have a great sports blog. This is my first visit but I'm impressed. I have two sports blogs myself and I'd like to exchange links with you to spread some traffic around. Let me know if this is cool.


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