February 20, 2020
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In God’s Locker Room

In January of 2013, there were two funerals, almost at the same time, of men I had known briefly in this life. One was Stan the Man Musial who died on the 19th. His funeral approximated that of kings, queens and powerful heads of state. Everyone who...

2015: What a Year in Sports

What a year in sports. 2015 was as crazy as they come as the sports scene was dominated by American Pharoah, the New England Patriots (and Deflategate), the Kansas City Royals, Golden State Warriors, Jordan Spieth, Serena Williams and the sad...

Imported from Detroit: A Thanksgiving Tradition

Since 1934, Detroit Lions football on Thanksgiving Day has been an American tradition. Recently, I asked three people – Frank Beckmann, the former Detroit Lions radio and television announcer, inductee into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame;...

First Female Million Dollar Bowler Honored

Competing on the Pro Bowlers Tour for 22 years, Aleta Rzepecki-Sill was the first woman bowler to earn $1 million in a career. Now, she’s a member of the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame. “It was obviously a milestone and a great accomplishment and...

Top Sports for 2014

National Top Ten 2014 Stories: LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling is banned for life from the National Basketball Association by commissioner Adam Silver following the public release of racially-charged audio recordings between Sterling and his...

Political Correctness In The Huddle

Political Correctness In The Huddle

Highly successful former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy created a firestorm recently when he was asked by a reporter if, were he still a head coach, he would have drafted Michael Sam, the first openly homosexual...

No Place On God’s Earth

No Place On God’s Earth

There is no place on God’s earth for the unprofessional and unworthy comments on race as recently uttered by the owner of one of professional basketball’s top teams. The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced its severe punishment of...

When Sports Matter

When Sports Matter

I have a quiz for you. Ready? Identify the following athletes: Mitch McKee, Tyler Carron, Nikko Landeros, Jen Lee, Andy Yohe, Steve Cash. Brady Roybal, Declair Farmer, and Alexi Salamoni. You would impress me if you could correctly identify even one...