Brandon

Brandon Worley

  • joined Feb 13, 2008
  • last login Aug 22, 2014
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Father, sports philosopher and retired hockey blogger. Ask me anything.

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  • MLB Texas Rangers
  • NBA Dallas Mavericks
  • NFL Dallas Cowboys
  • NCAAF Texas Longhorns
  • NCAAB Texas Longhorns
  • NHL Dallas Stars
  • Golf Tiger!
  • Soccer FC Dallas
Recent Activity
Who Is New Dallas Stars Winger Ales Hemsky?
Posted on Aug 22 2014, 2:29p
The new draft lottery rules are ridiculous.
Commented on Dallas Stars Daily Links: 2014-2015 Postseason Chat on Aug 22 2014, 10:47a - 4 replies
Tyler Seguin Shows Off Puck Skills at BioSteel Camp
Posted on Aug 21 2014, 3:41p
I think that's a minor part of what the Stars are looking for this year.
Commented on Dallas Stars Goalie Coach Mike Valley Talks Kari Lehtonen and His Backups, Part 2 on Aug 21 2014, 12:24p
I think PDO can be a quick reference to sort of see what the "luck" of a team is riding and how it changes over time...
Commented on Know Thine Enemy: The Colorado Avalanche on Aug 19 2014, 12:59p - 1 reply
He also changed his criteria a bit.
Commented on ESPN's Corey Pronman Ranks Dallas Stars' Prospect Pipeline 20th In The NHL on Aug 18 2014, 4:53p
Dallas Stars Announce 2014 Training Camp Schedule in Fort Worth
Posted on Aug 18 2014, 1:00p
Haven't watched an episode since seaoson 3 finale.
Commented on Dallas' Zoolander Problem on Aug 15 2014, 2:42a
Haha!
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 7:24p
I've been close to that point recently.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 7:19p - 1 reply
I was on the San Juan from 02 to 08.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 7:16p - 1 reply
That's been my struggle
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 7:12p - 2 replies
Robin Williams was such a beacon of happiness
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 7:11p - 1 reply
So glad DBD has been a help for you.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 7:10p
Hey...
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 7:10p
David
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 7:09p
I've been out for almost five years and have never reached out to a veterans organization.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 7:08p - 1 reply
Thanks Jabudi....
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 7:07p
So glad to hear your brother has found the help and direction he needs.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 7:06p
Thanks so much -- this was definitely difficult, but also has helped a ton already.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 7:05p
Hey man...
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 7:05p - 1 reply
I think embracing the idea that therapy is not "giving up" or "being weak" is what has been most helpful for me.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 7:02p - 3 replies
So glad to hear your friend was able to beat his demons, and even moreso he had friends like you in his life to help save him.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 7:00p - 1 reply
It's going to be very, very hard to watch this movie again for me.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 6:59p - 2 replies
That's the hardest part -- is believing things will get better.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 6:58p
Part of the reason I came back to DBD
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 6:56p
I hope your family member is able to get the help they need.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 6:54p
Zach...
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 6:53p
Thanks Linda!
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 6:52p
I think that's the one thing I've learned the most the past few days.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 6:52p
I think you're exactly right.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 6:51p - 1 reply
This was definitely both the hardest and easiest piece of writing I've tackled yet.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 6:49p
The guilt is something I've struggled with for quite sometime.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 6:48p - 1 reply
Writing this out was the first step of many that I'm taking to climb out of this hole.
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 6:46p
I just wanted to let you know
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 6:44p - 1 reply
Curtis
Commented on On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story on Aug 13 2014, 6:44p
On Life, Death & the Reality of Depression -- My Story
Posted on Aug 13 2014, 1:20p
If you go back and look at the list of AHL players that won the MVP award...
Commented on Dallas Stars' Travis Morin Faces Tough Road To NHL Career on Aug 10 2014, 4:42p - 2 replies
He's saying other sites scoffed at him for it.
Commented on Dallas Stars Daily Links: How to Play Hockey and Influence People, by Jamie Benn on Aug 8 2014, 10:42a - 3 replies
I had the same thought.
Commented on Dallas Stars Announce Television and Radio Broadcast Crews for 2014-15 on Aug 7 2014, 4:00p - 1 reply
Really?
Commented on Dallas Stars Announce Television and Radio Broadcast Crews for 2014-15 on Aug 7 2014, 3:59p - 2 replies
The higher draft picks haven't exactly been what's led to the Texas Stars success.
Commented on Tom Gaglardi, Northland Properties Announce Intent To Purchase Texas Stars Franchise on Aug 7 2014, 2:13p - 2 replies
I doubt it.
Commented on Tom Gaglardi, Northland Properties Announce Intent To Purchase Texas Stars Franchise on Aug 7 2014, 11:41a
Yeah..
Commented on Dallas Stars Ice Girls: The Case Against Lake Day on Aug 7 2014, 11:41a - 1 reply
The experiment was a success.
Commented on Dallas Stars Ice Girls: The Case Against Lake Day on Aug 7 2014, 11:39a - 1 reply
Tom Gaglardi, Northland Properties Announce Intent To Purchase Texas Stars Franchise
Posted on Aug 7 2014, 11:17a
It went both better and worse than I anticipated
Commented on Dallas Stars Ice Girls: The Case Against Lake Day on Aug 7 2014, 10:26a - 3 replies
I can't weigh in on this, because I'm biased
Commented on Dallas Stars Ice Girls: The Case Against Lake Day on Aug 6 2014, 4:41p - 1 reply
You guys need to quit.
Commented on Dallas Stars Ice Girls: The Case Against Lake Day on Aug 6 2014, 4:26p
It was first announced during Comic-Con in 2012
Commented on Dallas Stars Daily Links: A Journey through the Stars' (Actual) Saddest Moments on Aug 6 2014, 3:57p - 1 reply
That's not true at all
Commented on Dallas Stars Daily Links: A Journey through the Stars' (Actual) Saddest Moments on Aug 6 2014, 3:54p - 1 reply
I don't think this is going anywhere fellas.
Commented on Dallas Stars Ice Girls: The Case Against Lake Day on Aug 6 2014, 3:22p - 1 reply
Well...this is why this is being written about now.
Commented on Dallas Stars Ice Girls: The Case Against Lake Day on Aug 6 2014, 3:06p - 2 replies
But he's consistent about it.
Commented on Dallas Stars Daily Links: A Journey through the Stars' (Actual) Saddest Moments on Aug 6 2014, 2:56p - 2 replies
All of this.
Commented on Dallas Stars Ice Girls: The Case Against Lake Day on Aug 6 2014, 12:51p
I disagree with that entire article.
Commented on Know Thine Enemy: The Chicago Blackhawks on Aug 5 2014, 6:11p - 2 replies
He's the guy that was interviewed for the article.
Commented on Know Thine Enemy: The Chicago Blackhawks on Aug 5 2014, 6:09p - 1 reply
I'm definitely down.
Commented on Dallas Stars Encouraging Use Of Analytics Under General Manager Jim Nill on Aug 5 2014, 4:02p - 2 replies
Haha.
Commented on Dallas Stars Encouraging Use Of Analytics Under General Manager Jim Nill on Aug 5 2014, 3:38p
That's actually not a bad idea.
Commented on Dallas Stars Encouraging Use Of Analytics Under General Manager Jim Nill on Aug 5 2014, 3:01p - 1 reply
I want to say how much I appreciate the turn this thread has taken.
Commented on Dallas Stars Encouraging Use Of Analytics Under General Manager Jim Nill on Aug 5 2014, 2:57p - 2 replies
That's fair.
Commented on Dallas Stars Encouraging Use Of Analytics Under General Manager Jim Nill on Aug 5 2014, 1:36p
I'll be goalie, don't know about the 'stats' side.
Commented on Dallas Stars Encouraging Use Of Analytics Under General Manager Jim Nill on Aug 5 2014, 1:25p - 3 replies
Well, approaching it as a "I'll prove the stats guys wrong by the power of my slap shot" isn't a great start.
Commented on Dallas Stars Encouraging Use Of Analytics Under General Manager Jim Nill on Aug 5 2014, 1:21p - 1 reply
I'm only going to say that challenging anyone to a game to prove something about stats is patently ridiculous.
Commented on Dallas Stars Encouraging Use Of Analytics Under General Manager Jim Nill on Aug 5 2014, 1:11p - 3 replies
for 1st- Fine! Go ahead and take the safe bet
Voted on Aug 5 2014, 12:20p
Actually, it's a perfect argument for why you should read the article above.
Commented on Dallas Stars Encouraging Use Of Analytics Under General Manager Jim Nill on Aug 5 2014, 12:16p - 1 reply
Good question.
Commented on Dallas Stars Encouraging Use Of Analytics Under General Manager Jim Nill on Aug 5 2014, 11:49a - 2 replies
this is how I feel
Commented on 2015 American Airlines Center Game Presentation & Music: Let Your Voice Be Heard on Aug 4 2014, 5:48p
Boxcar helped get me through a very rough time in my life.
Commented on 2015 American Airlines Center Game Presentation & Music: Let Your Voice Be Heard on Aug 4 2014, 5:44p - 2 replies
My very first live show I ever went to was Steve Vai at a club in Ft Worth.
Commented on 2015 American Airlines Center Game Presentation & Music: Let Your Voice Be Heard on Aug 4 2014, 5:28p
When I grow up, I'm going to be a famous rock & roll guitar player!
Commented on 2015 American Airlines Center Game Presentation & Music: Let Your Voice Be Heard on Aug 4 2014, 5:20p - 1 reply
They're awesome.
Commented on 2015 American Airlines Center Game Presentation & Music: Let Your Voice Be Heard on Aug 4 2014, 5:17p - 1 reply
Agreed.
Commented on Dallas Stars Daily Links: No P.K. for Dallas, So Here's Your Summer Reading on Aug 4 2014, 11:36a
I know me.
Commented on The Dallas Stars and P.K. Subban: Pipe Dream or a Possible Fit? on Aug 1 2014, 5:57p
Erin and I quickly debated this
Commented on The Dallas Stars and P.K. Subban: Pipe Dream or a Possible Fit? on Aug 1 2014, 5:55p - 4 replies
You're not allowed to disagree.
Commented on The Dallas Stars and P.K. Subban: Pipe Dream or a Possible Fit? on Aug 1 2014, 5:51p - 2 replies
Ha ha...no kidding.
Commented on The Dallas Stars and P.K. Subban: Pipe Dream or a Possible Fit? on Aug 1 2014, 5:40p - 1 reply
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