Posts tagged "ESPN"

Three Ways March Madness Is Like Raising Teens

Three Ways March Madness Is Like Raising Teens
I am caught up in March Madness – college basketball’s wild quest to crown a national champion.  It’s hard to ignore, as even the most casual of  fans fill out brackets for the office pool.  March Madness is fun, unpredictable and wildly emotional.  Just like raising teens. If teens ruled the world (let’s face it,... Read more »

Brent Musburger, Katherine Webb, ESPN And The Word Police

Brent Musburger, Katherine Webb, ESPN And The Word Police
The Alabama Crimson Tide are the kings of college football after blowing out Notre Dame 42-14 in Monday’s BCS National Championship game.  Yet fans are still talking about Brent Musburger’s on-air gushing over Katherine Webb. The game got out of hand early leaving ESPN, minus suspense, looking for material.  The cameras then focused on Katherine... Read more »

Jovan Belcher, Bob Costas, Rush Limbaugh And The Gun Culture

Jovan Belcher, Bob Costas, Rush Limbaugh And The Gun Culture
A week ago Jovan Belcher was an obscure linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs.  Now, in the aftermath of Belcher murdering girlfriend Kasandra Perkins, then committing suicide  in front of his coaches, Belcher has become yet another symbol of our society’s messy mix of politics and sport.  Bob Costas, the veteran sports journalist, took to the... Read more »
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