Jackie Robinson Bio — Morgan Campbell Cameo


Less than a week remaining in Black History Month, and my guy Donnovan Bennett over at the Score is making the most of it. His focus this February: Jackie Robinson. His life, his achievements and his legacy. Around Major League Baseball, April 15 is also known as Jackie Robinson day, and all 31 teams celebrate … Continue reading

A Writer on Sports and More


To my new readers: Welcome. To people who know me from my day job, radio guest spots or previous blogs: Welcome back. What you’ve stumbled across is my latest, most polished foray into the blogosphere. A decade’s worth of my best work collected on a single site. A place to highlight my newest, most noteworthy pieces as they … Continue reading

Buzz Bissinger, the NBA and False Friends


When I enrolled in Spanish class two years ago my instructor warned me about “false friends” — words that sound familiar to English speakers but actually mean something different and potentially embarrassing en Español. Exitado was one of them. An anglo looks at that word and thinks it means “excited,” but in many parts of Mexico, … Continue reading

Feeling GSP’s Pain


I wish I could say today marked the re-launch of my short-lived but very popular video series “Fighting Words,” but I don’t have the power to decide whether features like that live or die over at the Mother Ship. But when big names come to town I can sometimes sneak out of the office with world-class … Continue reading

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