“March Madness” Finally Comes to Des Moines

Remember when Wells Fargo Arena and the Iowa Events Center opened in 2005? Remember when people complained about paying $6 for a beer at Wells Fargo? Remember when the Polk County Board of Supervisors had that ridiculous iron-clad contract to put an AHL team inside Wells Fargo? Remember when people expected Wells Fargo and Des … More “March Madness” Finally Comes to Des Moines

“Pros And Cons” Warned Us About Crime and Sports

Over the past few months, I have listened and watched how people react to news stories, and then over-react to levels that becomesĀ irrational. Time and again, society treats sports and entertainment like a domestic ecstasy. It’s a perfect world outside of the real world we live in, which is broken, insane, and imperfect. And once … More “Pros And Cons” Warned Us About Crime and Sports

“There’s No Use Complaining…It’s Here”: A Guide to District Football Part 1

It was going to happen. The question was “when”, “how”, and “who”? No matter how much kicking-and-screaming there was from the eastern side of the state, they were going to be corralled with the west and finally be under one system, with the rest of everyone else. Now, it’s here. It’s time to get acquainted. … More “There’s No Use Complaining…It’s Here”: A Guide to District Football Part 1