Tag Archives: Silvano Alves

Christmas in July!

Gift list: For Craig Hummer – a cork. May I quote The Who: “…You know where to put the cork.” For the PRCA: a great big net so they can catch all the fish that are swimming away from them–toward … Continue reading

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KANSAS CITY 15/15 BUCKING BATTLE

Since I’ve been focused on other things the past couple of months, I thought I’d crank out this one right away, instead of dragging myself (and you) through something that happened a week (or more) ago. OH FOR GOD’S SAKE!! … Continue reading

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This is an experiment

This is an experiment: Let the cowboys do the talking. But first: I love that the bulls’ outs during the regular season will now count toward the World Champion Bull title. I feel vindicated, after talking about this every year, … Continue reading

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WORLD FINALS – ROUND 1

  INNOVATION WE LIKE New introduction process—the riders’ photos are shown projected on the dirt. Neat trick! I’M JUST SAYIN’… That new blonde commentator needs to dial it back a notch. Way too enthused. OMG–George Thorogood singing “Bad to the … Continue reading

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CHARLOTTE RAMBLINGS

God in heaven, do we have to see J.B. Mauney the second the show starts?? Even before the theme song?? J.B.’s canned responses to questions are getting so boring. Hummer even called it a “mantra.” Then Ty Murray droned on … Continue reading

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NAMPA                Sun. Oct. 9

The PBR has issued its first T-shirt featuring a Brazilian rider, and his name is João Ricardo Vieira. Continue reading

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Watching “Fearless”

“Being mortal hurts.”–Adriano Moraes Continue reading

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ROBSON PALERMO INTERVIEW

“I think Netflix really helped us, because many people here don’t understand about us. They think we’re coming here, riding here, and going back to Brazil every single week. People don’t understand that we have a family here, we’re living here, kids born here, going to school here.” Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH SILVANO ALVES

“Being that the PBR is such a big corporation now, it’s all business, it’s starting to fade out from the sport, from taking care of the guys– and the guys are the ones that make the sport. Continue reading

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Fearless

Apparently we all have been pronouncing Guilherme’s last name wrong. Everyone in Brazil was calling him “Mar-kee.” I guess he’s been too polite to correct the PBR. Continue reading

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