Month: February 2016

When it comes to finding a coach, sports in general is in what I call the Re-Tread Business.  That means you take someone who may have flamed out somewhere else, or even has been out of the business for a while and put him back to work on the sidelines hoping, just hoping that this […]

I’ll be the first to admit that since I no longer work in the television business that I DO NOT consistently watch NASCAR.  It’s not that big of an interest for me and never has been although there’s nothing wrong with it if it is your thing.  I do however, watch the Daytona 500 because […]

Quick.  Can you name the one NCAA Division I University that has a legitimate chance to put its basketball team in the Final 4, but didn’t field a team for 15 years?  If you guessed the University of Miami, you’d be correct. Once – and perhaps in the future – a college football powerhouse, it […]

I’ll preface this by saying that I like Sports History.  You replay a game from years ago and I’ll watch it even though I know who wins.  I like looking at Media Guides, Record Books and remembering games I watched and/or had the opportunity to cover. That’s why a couple of weeks ago when Virginia […]

There are a few of what I like to call nothing events on the annual sports calendar.  One of those is the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby which occurs the night before the All-Star Game.  Nothing like watching some MLB player take batting practice from an aging pitching coach and trying to hit one […]