‘Never seen Star Wars’ is the new vegan

‘Never seen Star Wars’ is the new vegan

The weekend before “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” opened in December, NPR rebroadcast the “All Things Considered” review of th...

January 15th, 2016 |  


Dirty play has a long history in NFL

Dirty play has a long history in NFL

On Sunday I read an editorial that said Cincinnati linebacker Vontaze Burfict should be banned from the NFL after his hard hit on WR Antonio Brown in ...

January 13th, 2016 updated: January 14th, 2016. |  


Second, third and even fourth are OK

Second, third and even fourth are OK

Since beginning work here at The News I’ve been surprised by more than one thing. However, the number of vehicle accidents has me questioning ho...

January 13th, 2016 |  


Hopefully we get it right as time marches on

Coaches and others involved in sports leadership positions will tell you that sports are good for the individuals involved, particularly young folks. ...

January 12th, 2016 updated: January 12th, 2016. |  


Baseball Hall voting leaves me stumped

Baseball Hall voting leaves me stumped

Every year about this time I roll my eyes and shake my head.The MLB has a new class for Cooperstown.On one hand, as a 20-year newspaper man, I’d...

January 10th, 2016 |  


Taking aim at violent video games

Taking aim at violent video games

It amazes me that in the latest (of our many) gun-control debates, more attention is not given to the role violent video games could be playing in the...

January 9th, 2016 |  


Do you crave eternal life?

Do you crave eternal life?

Thank God for taste buds! Have you considered how very much God loves you, to have given you taste buds, and then to have provided for you the delicio...

January 8th, 2016 |  


The abbots are restless

The abbots are restless

The abbots are restless. The abbots being the legions of “Downton Abbey” fans who could not wait for last Sunday’s premiere of the s...

January 8th, 2016 |  


Living for the view

Living for the view

Everybody lives life for a different reason.There are some who like stuff. Whether it’s guns, jewelry, automobiles or something else, many peopl...

January 6th, 2016 |  


Bill Cosby ain’t so funny anymore

Bill Cosby ain’t so funny anymore

I am a collector of various things, including old 45 rpm records and albums, which once were the preferred means of listening to music in the days bef...

January 2nd, 2016 |