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Todd-Not Boeckmann


Member since 30 August 2010 | Blog


  • SPORTS MOMENT: My children jumping on my back and knocking me off the front porch into the snow and then making snow angels with them while singing The Buckeye battle Cry at the top of our lungs after beating Miami for the National Championship
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: All Time: Chris Speilmann and Jack Tatum
  • NFL TEAM: Da Browns
  • NHL TEAM: meh. Rather root for the Crew
  • NBA TEAM: Cavaliers
  • MLB TEAM: Da Tribe
  • SOCCER TEAM: Stoke City, Columbus Crew, AFC Cleveland

Recent Activity

Comment 11 May 2016

I too was at red-Right 88.  I was also at The Drive.  I was at WS 1995. I had to comfort my kids who were crying in their beds in 1997.   I was at the last game in Municipal Stadium before the ultimate betrayal in American History,  Fuck Benedict Arnold.  Art Modell was the worst traitor of all time.  Next to Art, Jose Mesa was the greatest villian in Cleveland sports history.

For the record, Gordon Gund was justified in trading Ron Harper after the FBI came to him and said that Harper was involved with the biggest drug dealer on the east coast  Gund didn't want him on his team.  Too Bad, but don't blame GG, Blame Harper for the company he kept.

Comment 18 Apr 2016

One of the people this team is going to miss the most is Annie Apple.  She had alot more to do with building the culture of family on this team than many people realize.  She got the parents involved with the team in a very constructive way without causing an outbreak of helicoptoring (is that a word?)  I know Urban relied on her when it came to the controversy about playoff expenses for parents.  

Congrats Annie on your son's development.  You had a hand in that too,  You will be missed around the 'shoe.

Comment 14 Apr 2016

For Christmas, we got the kids a Dauchshund puppy.  But we weren't scheduled to pick him up until the middle of January after he was weaned.  The decision at Christmas was that he would be named Griffin.  Then "that day" happened.  On the way to Wooster to pick him up from the breeders, my daughter pipes up from the back seat, "You know, we just won the National Championship.  Maybe we should name the dog Krenzel."  Krenzel was with us 13 years until we had to put him to sleep two weeks ago.

Comment 14 Apr 2016

Another memory:  I remember coming back into the house after the snow angels and realizing that we have all abandoned our three month old on the couch and our neighbor who was watching the game with us picking him up before he rolled off.

Comment 14 Apr 2016

I remember so many things from that night myself (my foggy memory of game details not withstanding). 

I remember turning to my then 15 year old son after that first one handed swat of a sack and saying with complete surprise of discovery, "Oh my God!  They can't stop us!"  

I remember running out onto my front porch after the game at midnight and singing the Buckeye Battle Cry at the top of my lungs and other people coming out of their houses and just clapping.

I remember that same son jumping on my back and knocking me off the porch into the snow and then making snow angels laughing like a lunatic.

I remember sitting up until 8:00am copying every article off the internet and putting it into a book for Grandma Buckeye.  We put it in her casket when she died 3 years later.

Yes, it was truly a great day.  The picture called The Last Snap hangs over my computer in the Den to this day, 

Comment 14 Apr 2016

I always remember that first one handed sack on the first play as being done by Kenny Peterson and Wil getting the second a few plays later.  But as my kids like to remind me, I am old.  So its more than likely you are right and my memory is foggy.

RIP Wil.  Say "Hi" to Grandma Buckeye for me.

Comment 26 Mar 2016

Therein lies what I think is the answer...Fire Gulati, elevate JK to run USSoccer and get Caleb Porter to be USMNT Manager.

Comment 23 Mar 2016

You apparently left an O out of your name.  Harbaugh has done nothing to be compared to Bo Schembechler.  You know who Bo is right?  the O Coord who hung 50 on the weasels in 1961.

Comment 17 Mar 2016

Any feature that routinely links to old The Wire videos is a good feature to me.  Ironically, THAT is gangsta.

Comment 17 Mar 2016

Here's THE BEST Irish Band in Cleveland.  John and Alec are both ex-pats from Ireleand that re-located in Cleveland.  John was a member of the original and famous Barleycorn in Ireland.

And below is my favorite original song written by Alec.

Comment 17 Mar 2016

As a Stoke City fan, I'm pulling for the underdog Foxes.  Hate glory hunter fans that pick ManUre et al.  Can't accuse Arsenal fans of being glory hunters.  LOL.  They haven't won the EPL since Queen Victoria died.  

Comment 26 Feb 2016

Don't forget Auburn.

I imagine Georgia is because Georgia fans hate the fact that they haven't seen anything worth paying for in 35 years.

Pennsylvania fans hate Ped State because the only forum to follow that program is Baboons With Internet, and how could any sane person be a fan of that team after visiting that site.

Auburn...well THEY are the orginal little brother.  And family feuds are common in the south.

Comment 10 Feb 2016

I didn't leave early.  We stood out in the rain in the Chemical Abstracts lot for an hour singing Across the Field, The Buckeye Battle Cry and of course We Don't Give a Damn For the Whole State of Michigan.  Then we went to the Jai Lai and pissed off the Piano Player by asking for OSU songs over and over until we drowned him out one time by getting the whole place to sing the Buckeye Battle Cry.

Comment 30 Dec 2015

Just because its Christmas time.  In my not so humble opinion this is the finest ORIGINAL rock n roll Christmas song ever written.

Saw The Band at the Front Row Theatre just six days before Richard Manuel committed suicide (I finally had to look it up because I couldn't remember how close it was).  The crowd wouldn't leave.  It was like they sensed it was the end of something.