Responding To Everything Isn’t Always Necessary

My mother and sister had a conversation in my sister’s kitchen earlier this week that wasn’t earth-shattering, but simplistic and interesting. The discussion was over an interview where the person was asked a question where the answered was guaranteed to generate some buzz. The person could have shied away and said “no comment” or come … More Responding To Everything Isn’t Always Necessary

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 (The Day After The “Big Game”)

There’s some news and interesting stories that may have flown under the radar over the past week.  Let’s check some Sunday reading before settling down to watch pro football or whatever suits your fancy.  ESPN has been the king of sports coverage and have withstood most of their competitors.  Could that change now with the … More Sports and News Links (The Day After The “Big Game”)

The Last Great Barrier: The Locker Room

Over the past few days, four individuals revealed in different stories that they were coming out as gay.   CNN anchor Don Lemon, Phoenix Suns executive Rick Welts, former Villanova University basketball player Will Sheridan, and Jared Max, a sports radio host on ESPN 1050-AM in New York.  All but Lemon are directly linked to the sports world:  one as … More The Last Great Barrier: The Locker Room

Don’t Laugh…It’s A Growing Trend

I didn’t have anything planned to write about today, but I found the following dialogue between New York Times columnists David Brooks and Gail Collins. Today’s column discussion:  Househusbands. Maybe I’m crazy because I’m between currently between gigs, but I thought the idea of “Mr. Mom” to be a classic study of “wussification.”  Of course, … More Don’t Laugh…It’s A Growing Trend