For a brief moment during last night’s NCAA Championship, it appeared that one-and-dones would be defeated once again. Earlier in the week, ever since John Calipari failed to win a title with a roster of players all born after the release of “All I Wanna Do” by Sheryl Crow, some ridiculous headlines were floating around,
I’ve now mentioned my mother at least twice in my few writings for this blog. She’s a sports fan, but she’s certainly not your traditional sports fan. She loves the idea of sports, but, with the exception of the few teams she follows, she doesn’t watch much of anything. So when March Madness rolls around,
With March Madness coming soon, sports fans across the country will turn their gazes to Kentucky’s one-and-dones, Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer, and the good looks of Villanova’s Jay Wright. The NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship has earned its place in the firmament of sports-watching greatness. The first weekend of the Men’s NCAA tournament is my favorite sporting
My family home has an obscene number of refrigerator magnets. Our fridge is plastered with souvenirs from all around the world. Our freezer, however, is almost bare. It’s below the fridge, and reserved for things our household wishes to have nothing to do with. There are only three magnets there: John McCain for President, Florida,
Last week, the US Olympic Committee selected Boston as the United States representative in the competition to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. And while I’m certain the USOC did a thorough job in the process, I think there are a few cities that didn’t get a fair chance as America’s hope for 2024.
This Christmas, I found a green-and-yellow Oregon Ducks scarf under the tree. My mom was able to go to the local Kohl’s in the Maryland suburbs of Washington DC and pick it up. She didn’t have to order it online, get a friend to mail it across the country, or knit it herself. This wasn’t