Archive for Blog
Mar
16

Hard To Pick A Winner, Because…..

Tuesday’s Division IV regional semi-final poses a issue…four teams, four coaches…for which you can’t help but wish the best.

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Mar
12

Troy’s Football Hire A Page From Back To The Future

Troy High School’s hire of a new football coach is a calculated gamble that old attitudes towards commitment and preparation really aren’t out of step at all. They still work!

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Mar
11

Does Cutting A Black Player Make You A Racist…?

Apparently we’ve passed the point of selective process in the work place, especially if race is suspected. At least Stephen A. Smith thinks so.

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Mar
9

UK “Not” The People’s Choice (?)

It’s a sign of the times, I guess…the sentiment against Kentucky running the table, winning the NCAA tournament, and then bolting for the NBA.

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Mar
7

Nate Jenkins: On Blowouts…!

To the issue of all-inclusive high school tournaments that lead to routs of epic proportion, I pause and wonder what makes a blowout a blowout, and at what point running up the score becomes the wrong thing to do.

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Mar
2

“Wishin’ And Hopin’”…

On this date fifteen years ago…the passing of a name you might not know, but for the sake of her contribution to the world of music, one you should never forget!

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Mar
2

The Numbers Tell: Too Many Games…?

Again I ask the question: Give me one good reason for 4o-point margins (or greater) in the opening round of the state basketball tournament. And does it make more dollars, than sense!

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Mar
1

My Moment With “Mo”…..

Life’s twists and turns, and once in a while, when you least expect it, that moment reserved for you, and you only. Let me tell you about it!

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Feb
27

Releasing A.J. Hawk Does Not Improve Packers

Pity the poor Packer fan who believes management. Trust it, releasing A.J. Hawk is the least of the improvements the Packers could have made.

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Feb
26

Sonny: Give Me One Good Reason To “Storm” The Court….

If you’re looking at someone to blame or someone to fix what happened after the K-State/Kansas game, look no farther than yourself.

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Feb
21

Meet Margie….

If it’s a “dog’s life”, as the adage goes, I’d like to have the life of one French bulldog, in particular. You would, too…once you hear about her.

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Feb
20

The “Oscars”, And The Hypocrisy Of A Culture

While we complain about the moral culture of our country, and the example set for future generations, apparently it doesn’t matter when it comes to attention for the Golden Globes and the Oscars?

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Feb
17

2015 Hal McCoy Award: Hey, It Can Be “Your” Money!

Time is ticking on your opportunity to apply for scholarship money from Press Pros. You may not know; and if that’s the case, read on!

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Feb
16

Like So Much NBA, Slam Dunk Contest More Hype Than “Hops”…

They (ESPN) try to make a big deal out of it, and the winner was a teenager I’d never heard of. Why the NBA’s slam dunk contest has no relevance to basketball.

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Feb
15

The Most Unfair Tax Of All…..!

As you drop your check in the mail this week, and fume over the fact that nothing you work to achieve in this life is ever fully yours, consider why your hard-earned home is the worst objecct of taxation, and the heaviest burden, of all!

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Feb
10

On Matriarchs (Moms), And What Mine Means To Me…

I’m privileged to have the living example of hard work and perseverance, with a lot of character thrown in. And some who know here would tell, my mom, for what she can still do, is quite the character.

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Feb
5

Home Cures That Do…And Don’t…Work!

With respect and appreciation to my ancestors, family, friends, and helpful acquaintances, I’m battling through a head cold wondering which is worse…the cold or all the cures people suggest!

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Feb
5

Recruiting Coverage Proves That We Really Don’t Care That Much (About The Kids)

If we really care that much about respect for student athletes, their character, and their best interests in taking the next step in life, why showcase them like a prize steer on recruiting day?

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Feb
4

Sonny: Ten Good Questions…!

Uninspired as February approaches, anything but optimistic about the Reds’ chances this coming season, and cynical about the leadership of our country and the direction of culture, I share some personal observations that apparently have no resolution.

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Jan
30

Why Baseball Has To Be Relevant, Even In Winter

Responding to recent emails about content from Greg Hoard, Tony Vittorio, and yours truly on baseball, some perspective on why we continue to write about baseball…all year long!

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