Archive for Blog
May
29

Kaup The Right Prescription For Recovery’s Run…..

If you blink you might miss it…one of area baseball’s best tournament stories that comes from a community’s belief, and one man’s commitment.

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May
25

If You Want The Game Better, Safer, And Faster…..

Years of “soft” baseball has convinced me. If you want the game to be better, and faster paced, put it back in the hands of the pitchers.

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May
24

Commentary: The Dichotomy Of What Matters….

To the age-old question about whether a fallen tree makes a noise if there’s no one there to hear it, it’s just as relevant with the coverage of sports.

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May
19

From The Big Ten Tournament: Cliches’ And Conflicts In Baseball

The Buckeyes aren’t the only ones trying to figure out a way to win this week. Baseball-wide, a lot of coaches are finding it’s easier to talk about the game than play it.

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May
17

A Letter To Press Pros: For The Sake Of Better Baseball, Why Can’t We Be Like Iowa…?

Owing to a recent Press Pros commentary on spring baseball in Ohio…and the power of the internet…apparently one reader got the message and has responded with an opinion of his own.

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May
16

The Be$t Po$t Of The Year….!

To those who have applied for financial aid from Press Pros, your wait and anticipation is about to be over. The announcement for two great scholarships will come in a matter of days.

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May
14

Handicapping The Area Field For A Friend….

If you think the state doesn’t care…if you think there aren’t people out there watching…you’re wrong. Interest is very high for area teams vying for Columbus and the baseball finals.

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May
11

Sports, And Sports Moms….

All moms are special, and unique, but the extra something, whatever it is, that moms with athletes have make the relationship all the more special.

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May
8

Athletes And Taxes….

Recent blogs on the fact of paying taxes led one reader to ask the inevitable, relative to the average taxpayer. Do professional athletes pay enough?

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May
5

What No One Needs To Know On Facebook

I continue to be amazed at the time wasted on social media, the outright surrender of personal privacy, and worse…the naivete’ regarding the worst possible scenario possible.

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May
3

Commentary: Two Endangered Species You Can’t Live Without….!

With the risks and expectations from an increasingly polarized society regarding justice, accountability, and fairness, why would anyone want these two jobs?

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May
3

What Baseball Teaches….

What the Buckeyes have learned this weekend is that there’s very little margin for error against teams that have as good a talent and experience, or better, than you.

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May
2

Baseball Buckeyes Finally Draw A Crowd

It takes a while, and it takes good weather. But this weekend’s series with Illinois has finally given people reason to see, first hand…that the baseball Buckeyes are pretty darn good!

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Apr
25

“Taxes” Hit A Nerve….

In the week following the annual IRS lottery a lot of readers have shared their own views on whether paying taxes is still a proud American obligation.

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Apr
22

Before You Dump On Bryan Price….

If you didn’t like the outburst from the Reds manager, or his choice of words, consider some perspective before you turn up your nose and then climb on an ivory throne.

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Apr
16

Question: Were You Proud To Pay Your Taxes…?

It’s a phrase I heard often growing up from the men in my family. Now I wonder if they’d feel the same about paying taxes. Or would they feel like I felt Wednesday?

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Apr
14

The Days Of Our Lives…

While we have it, enjoy the time you have, to be productive and pursue the passions of your life. Tomorrow (even today) is promised to no one.

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Apr
9

The Cost Of Going To A Reds Game….

While there’s nothing like going to a ballgame, major league baseball teams could make it a bit more “friendly” for the average family. Let me share some real figures.

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Apr
7

When “Fair” Is Too Complicated…!

Had the roles been reversed the fallout from the racial slur made by Kentucky’s Andrew Harrison would have been larger than Monday’s championship game. The reason why it wasn’t…is complicated.

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Apr
6

A Word Of Thanks To A Press Pros Sponsor

Occasionally there’s a service and consideration rendered that deserves special mention, and recognition. We’re obliged to do both in the name of one Press Pros sponsor.

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