Archive for Blog
Jan
27

If We Have The Freedom To Speak….!

Regardless of who wins this week’s Super Bowl, consider some ironies that cast doubts on the basic premise of fair play, journalistic credibility, and freedom of speech!

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Jan
25

Hoard: Things That Confound…

It’s mid-winter and while I stare daily at Ohio’s gray skies and colorless landscape…I look about to find and concede that it’s perhaps the little things that really drive me nuts, not temps and flora, or worry over Ohio State’s next recruiting class.

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Jan
24

Remembering Ernie Banks…A Beautiful Man!

His passing Friday brought to me a particular sadness, of memories of good days in baseball, our one meeting and his words on loving the game and optimism. He was Mr. Cub…Ernie Banks!

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Jan
21

Like He’d Never Left…!

Mike Piatt’s first night back as a head coach left him wanting…for time, for a better result, and most assuredly, a different circumstance.

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Jan
20

Press Pros Welcomes Doug Harris….!

The latest of area “pros” to join the editorial staff of Press Pros, Doug Harris brings the total package as former athlete, and award-winning writer.

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Jan
16

A Final Thought On Football, 2014-15…!

No, nothing to do with concussions, or coaches, or school boards, or even the OHSAA. But before another season here’s two things I hope the better minds of football fix!

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Jan
12

What Doesn’t Make $ense About O$U And Oregon….

Like the rest of you, I’ll be up tonight watching as the Buckeyes and Oregon play for the national championship…if I can stay awake that long!

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Jan
10

Last Word On The Buckeyes…And Coaches Who Behave Badly(?)

My column prior to the OSU-Alabama game has apparently created a thirst for more. I was so close to actually predicting that outcome that now you ask…can it happen again?

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Jan
6

From The Mouth Of Kobe…

Kobe Bryant finally said something last week with which I can agree. He said AAU basketball is killing the game in America. I say…it already has.

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Jan
5

“Bad Dream” Bengals Stay On Script

How could you have expected more? Nothing ever changes with the Bengals, which means nothing ever changes for a Bengals fan!

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Jan
1

What I Heard On New Year’s Eve….

If you want to have a better New Year’s Eve for 2016, plan now. Don’t be the same victim you were this year. Prove that you’re capable of change.

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Dec
26

This Year’s Hits And Misses From Under The Tree…..

Now that it’s over, some thoughts on the year’s best and worst gift ideas…even some of the ones I received myself (and you might have, too).

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Dec
14

Christmas Shopping: On That “Gift Of A Lifetime”….

There’s only one problem with giving someone that gift of a lifetime this Christmas. It doesn’t leave you with much to give in the future, does it?

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Dec
10

How Do You Not Offend Someone…When There’s Nothing Left To Say?

Marvin Lewis raised a few hackles this week and re-opened the ongoing can of worms of political correctness about what we can say about ourselves, and each other.

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Dec
4

From The Tournament: The State Of The Union…On High School Football!

As the high school football championships play out this weekend here in Columbus, fans from across the state express their concerns on a sport threatened by issues of safety…and money!

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Dec
3

What Ferguson Could Cost All Of Us…

On top of the tab for the president’s other social reforms, now he’s asking for more money to foot the bill for lawlessness unthinkable to 90% of Americans.

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Nov
27

What We Should All Be Thankful For….

If you have the time between meals and naps to read today, some thoughts on why all of is in the Press Pros market have more to be thankful for than we can ever express!

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Nov
25

A Letter To My Local Policeman….

With the verdict in on officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, I, for one, want local authorities to understand that the reaction there, and in other urban killing grounds, does not reflect the support for your service among more rational thinking people.

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Nov
21

Sonny: If I Can Do This….

To my great surprise (and better heart health) I’ll share what just happened to me…and apparently, there’s no reason it couldn’t happen for you, either.

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Nov
18

Commentary: New Windows Needed In The White House….

They promised transparency when they took office in 2008, knowing that they had no vision of what taxpaying Americans actually needed. Now they’ve built a crumbling house of cards with vision that’s transparent to all of us.

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