Basketball Overdose

Is it possible to have an overdose of basketball? I’ve seen enough NCAA basketball in the last 3 days to last me a lifetime…  We attended the 2 second round games in Columbus on Sunday, and watched an exciting match-up

NCAA First Round in Columbus

We attended 3 of the 4 first round NCAA games yesterday at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.  The most exciting game of the day was by far the 54-52 win for Virginia Tech against Illinois (By the way, what is a Hokie? 

NCAA & NIT Tournament Teams Announced

The NCAA and NIT tournament selections were announced on Sunday… It’s interesting how the television networks have turned this into an event that generates advertising revenue.  In fact, my sons were so caught up in the tournament selection that they

Blues Jackets Shutout at Home

I went with my sons to the NHL hockey game at Nationwide Arena Friday night.  We started the evening catching dinner and sampling some of the specialty beers at the Gordon Biersch restaurant in the Columbus Arena District.  We then watched a

Is There Really Sexual Equality in Tennis?

The big complaint last year was that men received more money for winning Wimbledon tennis matches than women. Last year, men’s champion Roger Federer received $1.170 million while the women’s winner Amelie Mauresmo got $1.117 million (for those of you slow at

Mamby Pamby Sports

I coached both of my sons in soccer and basketball for almost 10 years of my life.  Most of their teams were in local recreational leagues from 1st to 6th grade and they typically played basketball and tennis on their