This Olympics, 2008, we mortals have been in the company of gods. Michael Phelps. Eight golds. Seven world records. Usain Bolt. Two golds. Two world records. No-one who watched Usain Bolt actually […]
2007 in Review, pt. 4: The agony of defeat…
Hi, and welcome to day four of our 2007 review. Today’s topic – the year in sports. And what a year it was – great competition, exciting on-field action, outstanding team accomplishments, […]
Mitchell Report fails to step up to plate with a plan
Also undermined by pettiness and a lack of perspective. Shortly after former Senator George Mitchell released his report on performance-enhancing drug use by major league baseball players, he suggested those singled out […]
Summer of scandal and the death of sport?
I love sports. Always have. I grew up playing all the usual sports and eagerly tried out a lot of others when I got older. I’ve always been a big spectator, too, […]