Feeding Frenzy

Former college classmate Chris Thomas penned an entry on his blog last month on the heels of the Boston Marathon bombing. Chris wrote about how the zeal of “being the first” with a story causes the media to make too many mistakes and trip over themselves. He points out that viewers, and society in general,…

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…

Don’t Like It? Then Don’t Follow or Tweet About It

People have different ways to mourn and remember an individual.  I have learned that you can’t tell people how to mourn and remember.  Frankly, it’s none of my business to tell people that they have no business spending their time on something that isn’t a big deal to me.   With that said, there has been a disturbing trend…

Friday Night is Date Night…For Football

    August 19, 2011.  I can’t wrap my arms around this day.  It’s a Friday.  Check that, it’s a day away.  For the next 10 weeks, plus three extra for the playoffs, I block off my Friday nights for something I love to do:  watch (and cover) prep football.  Consider this my “date” night. …