In the course of thoroughly reporting an important story from the weekend – Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer singing the Michigan fight song at a concert in Columbus – I became aware of the fact RHCP actually put out an album last year.
Did you know playing baseball on Sundays used to be illegal?
LeBron James says he has nothing left to prove.
That’s a relief.
Now can we all settle for merely appreciating the amazing things he does on the court instead of debating his …
Cardale Jones obviously learned a lot at Ohio State.
That includes how to laugh at himself.
The Buffalo Bills quarterback proved that with a great “Throwback Thursday” in honor of his upcoming graduation from college.
If anyone was planning to bring up his infamous tweet — delivered when he was an otherwise unknown underclassman in Columbus — he beat them to it.
No doubt congratulations are in order, not just for earning that degree …
In honor of legendary sportswriter Frank Deford announcing his weekly segment on NPR will be coming to an end this month, here are my two favorite passages from his amazing memoir, Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter, a must-read for anyone in the business.
First, on conversing with a subject for a story:
Grown-up interviewing is basically only what you learned going out on high …
Have you heard the one about the New York Mets fan who goes by Porky and has flushed some of his late friend’s ashes down the toilet at more than a dozen MLB stadiums?
If not, the New York Times is all over it, reporting from a Mets-Phillies game at Citi Field earlier this season:
Nature was calling, and so was his obligation to his childhood friend …
The Cleveland Cavaliers swept the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the NBA playoffs, but a bet on them to win the championship will still pay a lot more money than going with Golden …