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Who will be the next to 3,000?

April 23, 2008


Last night, Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz collected his 3,000th strikeout, becoming the 16th pitcher in baseball history to reach that milestone. After he accomplished the feat, I talked to a friend of mine about who are the likely candidates to reach that milestone in the next decade or so. After ten minutes of discussing, […]

The blonde, the sportswriter, and a fake eye injury

April 17, 2008


For three days, the talk around North Highland Park has not been the baseball team’s win over crosstown rival Christian Brothers nor the possibilty of Andre Allen, who I had a pleasure of interviewing six years ago when I wrote for a newspaper here in town, coming to play here in North Highland Park. But […]

Forever blue and gray

April 9, 2008


For 20 years, my mother has worked at the University of Memphis, allowing me to have contact with players like Penny Hardaway, Cedric Henderson, Lorenzen Wright, and countless others. And in that same time span, I have lived and died with Tiger basketball, something was inherited to me by my late grandmother, who died 10 […]

What do you when you give a hottie a digital camera?

April 8, 2008


I’m sobered up from last night’s drinking, but before I began my drinking, I let my friend borrow my camera. After five minutes, this is what the end result was: