Relevancy Doesn’t Need to Be Personal

As a sports fan and a voracious reader, I read different perspectives on sports topics and stories that are interesting, insightful, controversial, and thought-provoking. Call me crazy, but what we’re seeing on the internet between sports writers and bloggers on a national level has turned into an online street brawl filled with bravado and egos. Michael Lazerow wrote a column…

Sunday Sports Leisure Reading – March 25, 2012

I haven’t done one of these for awhile, but there’s plenty of stuff going on that’s flying under the radar. Deadspin this week profiled two former Drake Basketball greats in their series, “Tell Me When It’s Over”.  Willie Wise and current Drake color analyst Dolph Pulliam recalled their run to the Final Four and facing…

Rumors are Juicy and Rotten

Rumors are a funny thing. Rumors on the internet are like honey to bees.  If it’s sweet, we flock to it.  Like Jim Mora said in the video above “you think you know, but you don’t know.  And, you never will.” You can keep speculating if rumors are true, but when it isn’t, it’s a…

It Matters Who You Are and What You Say

I watched with amusement yesterday of the phone camera interview of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones drunkenly ripping former Cowboys coach and coaching svengali Bill Parcells and former University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow. It is also amusing to hear the moralists come out of the forest and say that this isn’t a story. Yes…