Author: Mike Coffey

Give the Gift of Mirror

For those of you who haven’t tried it, former Irish QB Rick Mirer’s Mirror Napa Valley wines are outstanding.  They have an outstanding flavor and, IMO, represent among the best of the California vintages. For this holiday season, Mirror is offering a Holiday Gift Pack, including a duo of their wines with a personalized message…

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America’s Loosest Coach Opens Up

When Irish hoops fans talk about head coach Mike Brey, his laid-back nature and approachability  are common refrains.  They often describe him as the coach currently at Notre Dame they’d most like to have a beer with. To my knowledge, ND isn’t about to market a Mike Brey hangout opportunity.  But Triumph Books is giving…

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Notes from the Geetar: Credit Where Credit Is Due

The Thanksgiving Day dawn sees me at my in-laws, anticipating a day where (should I choose) I don’t have to put on my shoes and a dinner of awesome proportions, not to mention tremendous Thanksgiving sandwiches later.  It also, as always, finds me noodling all the reasons I have to be thankful this year. If…

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Notes from the Geetar: Transitive Property Edition

Normally I use these columns as a stream of consciousness thing, but I figured I’d try something different today.  So you won’t hear me wonder if the two field goal attempts down four scores means Dino Babers is one of those guys who would bunt to break up a no-hitter. No, today I want to…

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