We want our sports back, but is it feasible?

I want sports to come back more than anyone. My columns may not always reflect that sentiment, but it really is the truth. It would be good for the psyche and good for the soul. It would be good for my walls which I’m climbing. However… “Having asthma and being a bigger guy, but I (more…)

Baseball’s Greed Could Lead to Good

Baseball is locked in another of its public relations nightmare battles of greed. As I put it a couple of weeks ago, Billionaires vs Millionaires. It isn’t quite as catchy as Capulets vs Montagues or Hatfields vs McCoys, but it will do. But will it do in the sport of baseball? Over at ESPN, esteemed (more…)

Let’s hope we are ready for the what-ifs

“If ifs and buts were candy and nuts what a happy place this would be.” Dandy Don Meredith used this quote from time to time on Monday Night Football. It seems fitting today as the NHL, NBA, MLB, NFL, and NCAA are all in the process of making the bold move to bring their respective (more…)

A Brouhaha Baseball Doesn’t Need

I was never blessed with enough athletic ability to go pro. I won a free throw contest and got a certificate. I made all stars in Little League and Babe Ruth baseball and got trophies. I’ve shot some rounds in the 70’s in golf, which was good for a pat on the back from my (more…)

Rants, Rants, Rants

Masks, testing, not enough testing, contact tracing, closures, cancellations, governors, task forces, plan A, plan B, plan C. The Covid-19 pandemic has turned our world upside down, has our heads spinning, and is driving some flat crazy. It’s enough to make someone go on a long rant. Over the last few weeks I have. I’ve (more…)