Archive for Blog
Jul
22

Four Years Later Denny’s Still Working….

Four years after his video refute of Barack Obama went viral, Sidney businessman Denny Sollman has resigned himself to ignoring the current rhetoric…and to an endless stream of paperwork.

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Jul
18

New HS Baseball Rule Paints Glass Half Full, Half Empty….

More legislation coming from the National Federation of High School Baseball rules people to govern the number of pitches that can be thrown by teenager pitchers. This is good…sort of!

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Jul
16

Will We Ever Know How Much We’ve Lost…?

The oldest book on earth proclaims that out of our mouths come that which lives in our hearts. Today’s rhetoric from our freedom to speak paints some frightening examples.

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Jul
9

Slow Down: Construction Zone Ahead On Press Pros

If you’ve noticed, we’re running a little slow recently. And there’s a logical explanation if you’ll take the time to observe the signs.

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Jul
8

To Any, And Every, Law Enforcement Officer Who Reads Press Pros…..

What happened in Dallas is shameful, and heart-breaking. And worse, there won’t be enough in number, or in volume of voice, to speak out in the defense of those fallen, and those left to protect. This small website…will!

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Jun
16

Baseball As The People Want It (Apparently)…

Responding to a recent post on the “soft” character of modern baseball, some have spoken out, pro and con, with reasons why the term “playing hard” is a subject for debate.

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Jun
15

When Is Enough, Enough…?

The shootings in Orlando are tragic, and horrifying; because the proof is it can happen to you. And the greater fear going forward must be…how will you defend yourself?

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Jun
8

Waiting For The Promised “Finals”…..

We were told that the rematch between Golden State and the Cleveland Cavaliers would be something epic to remember. From what we’ve seen…who can forget soon enough?

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Jun
7

Reds And Teams Like Them At A Draft Crossroads…..

If you’re an optimistic Reds fan because they have the have the #2 pick in this week’s MLB draft, “curb your enthusiasm”. Their recent record in that mirrors their current record on the field. Coincidence?

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May
19

Some Words On Baseball Fights, Heroes, and Role Models…..

If you’re horrified over the punch that Rangers shortstop Rougned Odor landed on Jose Bautista, answer me why. And then think about what you expect…and why?

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May
18

Would You Recognize A Buckeye In Spring….?

We all claim to be “Buckeyes” comes football season, when we wear the red and gray. But would you be so saavy as to recognize a “real” Buckeye months before kickoff…and all those necklaces?

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May
17

How I’ll Remember “The Forgettable Spring”….

It doesn’t seem that long since New Year’s and the Buckeyes winning the Fiesta Bowl, and in reality it has been, because there’s been very little memorable since then with which to gauge…except in one particular case.

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May
8

Mothers Day: Moms Of A Generation…

It’s hard to honor one’s mother without at least some consideration for what so many of them have missed…from being a product of their own time.

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May
7

Bucks Best Performance Yet Buoys Hope For Season, Future….

It’s taken nearly 50 games, but finally…Friday’s win over Iowa defined the object of a program for the present, and a future befitting what it means to be a Buckeye.

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May
6

Small Market Goes Both Ways…Some Suggestions For The Reds

A month into the season and the Reds are what they are, but for the sake of relevance to their fans, the Reds had better make some considerations…and soon!

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Apr
23

The Quiet Guy In The Back Of The Bus….

The one pre-season worry for Greg Beals and the Buckeyes turns out now not to be the unknown which they feared. It’s now an old nemesis they know quite well.

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Apr
22

Spring Notes About Things That Matter…And Those That Don’t

If we’re so enduring about doing what’s best for kids, communities, their character, our character, and the culture, I have to believe that what you “hear” can hurt you. At the very least…embarrass!

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Apr
21

Hooley: Honesty Is The Best Policy, Except When….

One of these days, maybe Stephen A. and others offended by almost everything will let us know when it’s OK to speak truthfully and when it isn’t. But until then, coaches owe it to every prospect they coach…to have their assessments, and their word, trusted by those who hold the reins in the National Football League.

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Apr
18

On Jackie vs. Larry…And Why You’ll Ask, “Larry Who?”

Jackie Robinson broke the color line in baseball, indeed, but will we ever reach that point where can we appreciate him, and others, for something more than social pioneers?

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Apr
14

Do You Like Your Legacies With A Little Tarnish…?

60 points on your last day on the job is impressive, and 20 years with the same team is unheard of. But I’d think a lot differently about Kobe’s last game as a Laker if there hadn’t been so many other days in between.

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