By threatening club finances and limiting player movement, Brexit may inflict serious damage on the world’s best league… On the sports side of things, we have this headline this morning: Premier League […]
Cleveland NEEDED this. And the Cavs delivered.
So you want a ‘robust, independent press’? Good luck with that.
Given fragmentation of audiences, diversity of media platforms, frequently clueless ownership, and devaluation of journalism by the public, what should journalism schools be teaching today? From time to time, especially during election seasons, […]
The Cleveland Cavaliers did it. Down 3-1, they came back and WON the NBA Championship. The first team to do that ever. Just because it hasn’t been done, doesn’t mean it can’t […]
Muhammad Ali: The Champ for racial equality and social justice
Not everybody loved The Greatest: what Muhammad Ali meant to one racist Southern kid That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and […]
Confessions of a sports jinx
On Friday, May 13, I was having dinner with friends and the subject turned to superstitions. When my turn came I fessed up: I am a sports jinx. Or at least I […]
Sex, Death, and Fly Fishing: an appreciation of John Gierach
…we fall into that class of fishermen who fancy themselves to be poet/philosophers, and from that vantage point we manage to pull off one of the neatest tricks in the sport: the […]
Just how incredible is Leicester City’s Premier League championship win?
In which I try, and fail, to put the 2015-16 Foxes into perspective for the typical American football fan… By now even those among you who don’t follow football – excuse me, soccer […]
The Slants, or Washington’s NFL team, might soon go to SCOTUS over their names
By Amber Healy Just as The Slants prepare to release a new album with a new singer, it might be time to prepare to face the U.S. Supreme Court. Sadly, this won’t […]
What was Maria Sharapova thinking?
Tennis star’s positive doping test comes as a real shock. I guess I kinda sorta feel bad for Maria Sharapova. She has been a pleasure to watch on the court for a […]