Archive for August 2012

Abbott Throws a Postseason Strike; NPF Vows "This Will Never Happen Again"

Abbott Throws a Postseason Strike; NPF Vows "This Will Never Happen Again"
You know, I’ve never seen a World Series game rained out one day, without being recheduled. Shoot, I remembered back to the 1989 “Battle of the Bay” World Series–during the great San Francisco Earthquake on October 17.  My brother and many fellow sportscasters lived through that quake. Even after the devastating, 6.9 Richter Scale quake, and just a... Read more »

Weather Drowns Title Repeat Hopes For NPF, Bandits

Weather Drowns Title Repeat Hopes For NPF, Bandits
Up to Sunday, there was nary a glitch to the first-ever NPF Fastpitch Softball Championships at the Ballpark at Rosemont, aka, the “World Series of Softball.” The weather was hot, the skies were clear, the competition was fierce, and well-matched. The crowds looked to be around 900-plus for the Chicago Bandits games, and ESPN was going to... Read more »

No World Series In Chicago? Think Again....Like Bandits!

No World Series In Chicago? Think Again....Like Bandits!
Who said there wouldn’t be a World Series in Chicago this year? Starting Thursday night, the nation’s top professional women’s softball teams will be in Rosemont for the 2012 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Championship Series, aka “The World Series of Softball.” “The Village of Rosemont is honored to host this showcase of world-class women’s athletics... Read more »
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Augusta National: "Welcome To The Real World"

Augusta National: "Welcome To The Real World"
““It’s 2012. Let’s get on with the real world here.” 1979 Masters Champion Fuzzy Zoeller, to columnist Teddy Greenstein, Chicago Tribune Today, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Rainwater, Inc.  Vice President Darla Moore woke up to their first full day bearing the distinction, “First female member of the Augusta National Country Club, home of the Masters Golf... Read more »

'Good Hair' Better Than A Gold Medal?

'Good Hair' Better Than A Gold Medal?
It was something out of the movie “Beauty Shop,” the Queen Latifah comedy where she develops a magic conditioner (‘Hair Crack’) and educates her wannabe wild niece, beauty operators and clients (Alicia Silverstone, Andie McDowell, Alfre Woodard, Keshia Knight-Pulliam, Della Reese, a pre-View Sherri Shepherd, etc.) on the art of living and good hairstyling, while battling the... Read more »
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