“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

She Did It Her Way

For those who continue to feel that it’s sad and tragic that Pat Summitt has retired due to early-onset Alzheimer’s, I would like for you to stop feeling sad about it.  Rather, smile and appreciate what you were witnessed to:  a great career.  Name another individual who started a program from the beginning and ended up … More She Did It Her Way

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 … More Sunday Sports Leisure Reading – March 25, 2012

Sports and News Links – May 12, 2011

We’ve had some news popping up in the sports world over the past 2 days.  Let’s get to the business at hand. The downfall of national sportswriter and provocateur Jay Mariotti has taken another sad and sorry turn.  Mariotti was charged with three felonies, including felony stalking, after he confronted his ex-girlfriend on the same day a court … More Sports and News Links – May 12, 2011