Let’s try this again…

For a brief time, I was a professional writer again. In search of a few extra bucks, I took on a gig as a Yahoo Contributor. Not a high-profile or high-paying job – $1.00 per thousand views – but it gave me a little practice, and I had some new bylines to put on a…

My Mock Draft 2.0

A two-liter of Pepsi and some pizza, and Voila! An updated mock draft. Not much has changed from version 1.0. A few players dropped, a few rose. Fair warning, I only have two quarterbacks off the board in the first round – I’ve been getting the feeling that the media and the fans like this…

I Could Have Used a Billion Dollars

Yup, I got sucked in. Thursday afternoon, I filled out my NCAA bracket and went to bed dreaming of getting my hands on a billion dollars of Warren Buffet’s money. That fantasy lasted about as long as it took Dayton to take down Ohio State, in the very first game. I’m in good company, though;…

Kenny Miles Shines Light on Suicide

I like to think I follow college football fairly closely, but I never heard of Kenny Miles before this week. Until last year, Miles was a running back for South Carolina. He had a rather undistinguished playing career, rushing for 1,341 yards and four touchdowns, adding one touchdown reception, in four years. He graduated in…

Tips For Young Athletes Considering Supplements

If you’re thinking about using nutritional supplements to help you bulk up, here are a few helpful tips. 1)     DO YOUR RESEARCH – Know what you’re planning to ingest. Don’t take the word of friends or marketing paraphernalia. If you have access to a site like medline.com, you can review current medical research on almost…