Archive for September 2014

Hope Solo deserves suspension for domestic violence charge

Hope Solo deserves suspension for domestic violence charge
“At some point during the night of June 21, Kirkland (WA) police responded to a 911 call about a disturbance in the 10600 block of 124th Ave N.E. The male caller had reported that a woman at the residence was hitting people and no one could get her to stop or leave the house, according to... Read more »

Chicago Sky-Phoenix Mercury WNBA Finals a ratings winner

Chicago Sky-Phoenix Mercury WNBA Finals a ratings winner
Forget the Finals..or the outcome for the Chicago Sky in the closerthanthis 87-82 loss in the WNBA Finals. Without Brittney Griner, who was injured by Sasha Goodlett in Game 2, the Sky made a game of it even in the sweep. They were thisclose to a Sunday matchup at UIC Pavilion And there were these... Read more »

BREAKING...Brittney Griner 'gametime decision' after retinal procedure

BREAKING...Brittney Griner 'gametime decision' after retinal procedure
From the Phoenix Mercury media relations team:   Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner underwent an outpatient procedure to correct a retinal issue. She is under the observation of Mercury and Suns team ophthalmologist Dr. Jay Schwartz in Phoenix. Griner will be re-evaluated Friday morning, will then join the team in Chicago, and she will be a game-time decision for... Read more »
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Can Elena Delle Donne, Chicago Sky rally in WNBA Finals?

Can Elena Delle Donne, Chicago Sky rally in WNBA Finals?
“The road to the Finals hasn’t been easy for us and we had to fight to get here.  We knew this Finals wasn’t going to be any easier, in fact we knew it was going to be a tough task because Phoenix is a good team.  But I think we deserve to be here and... Read more »

NFL, Baltimore Ravens finally serve justice on Ray Rice...but need more

NFL, Baltimore Ravens finally serve justice on Ray Rice...but need more
Sunday night, at Rivet News Radio, I did a report about the Baltimore Ravens’ opening day loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. It started “No Ray Rice…no win for the Ravens?”  (download the app via Google Play or the App Store) I mentioned Rice was serving a two-game suspension after knocking out his now-wife in an elevator.... Read more »

Fox Sports' Pam Oliver opens up to Essence.com about demotion

Fox Sports' Pam Oliver opens up to Essence.com about demotion
Notes from my Facebook page, Sunday September 7, 2014: “I just wanted to FYI you that I happened to watch the game that Pam Oliver was doing (Saints-Falcons) and it seemed to me that her role was greatly reduced within the broadcast.” Former MLB.com writer and good friend Notes from Pam Oliver’s new interview at... Read more »
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All on the line for the Chicago Sky, Elena Delle Donne

All on the line for the Chicago Sky, Elena Delle Donne
“They (the Chicago Sky) are too good.” Indiana Fever Coach Linn Dunn, in Monday’s postgame press conference Win or go home. Those are the simple choices the Chicago Sky will have to make as they face the Indiana Fever at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse tonight in Indianapolis for the final Game 3 of the Eastern Conference... Read more »

Zip-lining my way past fear

Zip-lining my way past fear
  “Always do what you are afraid to do.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Over the Labor Day Weekend, I made a big breakthrough in overcoming a nascient, prescient fear of heights.  Zip-lining, and the support of my family and some new friends got me through it. I’ve had a fear of heights…freefall heights…since I was five.... Read more »