Another Opinionated Day

On Michael Sam: Good for him. He’s not the first college football player to come out (Conner Mertens, a kicker at tiny Willamette University in Oregon, took that honor), but coming out before this spring’s NFL draft took courage. It’s not just about the big-ticket items, such as Westboro Baptist protesting. Every move he makes…

Checking Out Other Countries’ Olympic Heroes

I don’t remember when I subscribed, but I’ve been receiving Rolling Stone magazine’s daily emails for several years. At this point it’s become background noise; I barely glance at it before sending it to the trash folder. This week, though, something finally interested me. There’s a story listing the Greatest 100 U.S. Olympians. There are…

Shifting Focus

I started this blog a few weeks ago, shortly after I began writing about the Louisville football team for Yahoo. My original intent was to set this site up as a go-to spot for local sports info, while promoting my writings. Two problems with that. One, there are many, many people doing that already; the…

More SEC Overkill

Can we please stop with the SEC lovefest? CBS Sports has already released its 2014 preseason top 25 football teams, and I’m shocked – shocked – that five of the first 11 spots are held by SEC teams. All together, a total of eight SEC teams made the list. Granted, the SEC is strong, and…