“Winning” is No Longer Funny

    For the past two weeks, we have been subjected to the foilables and rancor from actor Charlie Sheen.  From his public criticism of producer Chuck Lorre (from “Two and Half Men“) to spitting out amusing lines like “Adonis DNA” and the rage of the Twitter hash tags “#Winning”.  This morning, Joe Winn from…

Earn a Place at the Table

A few years ago, I overheard a statement someone said.  The person said that young professionals “want” a place at “the table.”  “The table” was probably referring to sitting next to very important/high level individuals like CEOs, business leaders, and elected leaders on boards and commissions. I was struck by that statement.  I am from…

SportsNation Visits the University of Iowa

Don’t fret, kids.  SportsNation will be on, hopefully, around 3:30 pm (CDT) from Iowa City.  You will see the lovely Old Capitol in the background. While you’re waiting, take the SN poll and vote for the Hawkeyes!  Well, if you like  Ashton Kutcher, I can’t force you not to vote for him.

Does one word generally mean the same thing?

I’m not one to espouse my thoughts on the political world very often (it’s already divisive enough for my taste), but something I listened to last Monday caught my attention.  I’m a fan of Colin Cowherd who hosts “The Herd” on ESPN Radio (Weekdays, 9am-noon).  His insights and thoughts about sports are usually “out there”…

Bowl Day 2010

Dear Pat Forde Ben Maller Travis Rodgers Lou Holtz Colin Cowherd or anyone sports talking head not from the Midwest: What was all of that crap about slow white boys, 3 yards and a cloud of dust, and not being able to win the big games, errr, the BCS bowl games? The Pac-10:  2-5 overall…