Archive for January 2012

Father Unaware of Alcohol Still Arrested on 44 Counts After High School Students Caught Drinking at Party

According to an Associated Press article in The Washington Times, and a segment on TODAY at MSNBC.com (video below), parents of a high school athlete thought it better to have the celebratory football “party” at their house. A place where they could have control over setting the ground rules for such an event, which included... Read more »

Part II: Chicago Tribune “Opinion” Article on Chicago Bull Derrick Rose Slightly Bent

Highlighting Mark Yost’s article published last week in the Opinion section of the Chicago Tribune, Derrick Rose is no role model, I ended (in Part I) taking issue with Yost’s inference that high level goals [scholarship, NBA] were only fairytales that should not be supported or encouraged because, statistically, they are nearly impossible to achieve.... Read more »

Part I: Chicago Tribune “Opinion” Article on Chicago Bull Derrick Rose Slightly Bent

I don’t spend much time highlighting or discussing opinion articles based on the sheer fact that they are just that―opinion. However, along comes this piece from Mark Yost in the Opinion section of the Chicago Tribune, Derrick Rose is no role model, that…well, just rubbed me a little bit the wrong way. Now I am... Read more »
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