As my father got older, he became less interested in sports. The man that used to take me to countless Tiger games and Red Wing games every year suddenly had no interest in going to a game with me when I was in a position to return what he did for me. I could never figure out what happened. He would only say that he struggled with the large salaries athletes were making. As I continue to grow older, I’m beginning to understand that feeling of losing interest in sports. Continue reading The Changing Sports Landscape Drives Me Away
Bad behavior in sports makes headlines more often than good behavior. Bad boys are more attractive than players who live their life with morals. The media criticizes themselves for giving too much coverage to those who seek headlines. The good news is March Madness brings an overdose of young men achieving unexpected success. TV coverage focuses on the good stories over the bad. Continue reading Faces Behind The Games
I’ll remember this past weekend in sports in the Detroit area for a lot of different reasons. Some, for many years to come. Some, as a check point, to see how they will impact future sporting events. Continue reading My Favorite Time Of The Year
For the past few decades Detroit has proudly labeled themselves as Hockeytown. I’ve always considered it nothing more than a marketing slogan that the Red Wing organization patented. I struggle to understand what Detroit did to anoint themselves as Hockeytown other than a long string of winning seasons from the Red Wings. Continue reading Where Is Hockeytown?
Events from the past week in sports reminded me of why I’ve been a sports fan for most of my life. They also reminded me of why I lose patience with following what should be nothing more than entertainment for the average fan. Continue reading Reminders of Our Sports Blessings