Archive for April 2015

A 'Britt McHenry' moment in my life

A 'Britt McHenry' moment in my life
I remember my first time getting ‘recognized’ when I didn’t look or feel my best. Mercifully, it wasn’t caught on camera..otherwise, who knows? I might have the same reputation to repair now as ESPN’s Britt McHenry. She’s due to come off suspension this week for her tirade against an employee of the towing company that... Read more »

Thoughts on the 2015 WNBA Draft and leaving school early

Thoughts on the 2015 WNBA Draft and leaving school early
The 2015 WNBA Draft will be remembered primarily as the year underclassmen went 1-2. Yes, the men have been doing it since the 1970’s (think Moses Malone, Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, etc.)  But the women? Not so much. The last player to declare early, according to the New York Times, was... Read more »

Baseball for All seeks teams for America's first national girls' baseball tournament

Baseball for All seeks teams for America's first national girls' baseball tournament
Note: This story first appeared in the Des Plaines Valley News Every morning I just wake up and say, ‘What can I do for girls baseball? What can I do to make things better, to push our sport along,’ ” Justine Siegal, founder of Baseball for All, to MLB.com. According to Siegal, who founded the... Read more »
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To 670 The Score: We Saw Your Boobs

To 670 The Score: We Saw Your Boobs
There’s something wrong in this world when, heartfelt apologies aside, the Score 670 anchors Dan Bernstein and Matt Spiegel deserved to be suspended for their viral rants about the ‘giant boobs’ and  dubious talents of Comcast Sportsnet Chicago reporter Aiyana Cristal. As reported in the New York Daily News: “Dan Bernstein and Matt Spiegel, hosts... Read more »