Just last month I was packing away some of the mementos of Abby’s youth and I lingered, lost in several minutes of memories, over the glove we bought when she started Little League baseball.
The second major of the golf season is in the books, Martin Kaymer with a runaway win at the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst Number 2. Now the preparations can begin for the Open Championship, teeing off a month from tomorrow at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England.
Just a few observations from the sports world this morning, the first one from my “I told you so” file…
Two of the biggest events in all of sports get underway today…
Forget Pictures, sometimes silence is worth a thousand words. There was a lot of loud silence in the sports world yesterday.
Ready or not, here comes the World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil. The U.S. team arrived yesterday, at an airport that is about one third operational, before needing a military, police and private security escort to safely check in at their hotel.
I won’t get into the name calling of California Chrome principle owner Steve Coburn that has resulted from his tirade about Saturday’s running of the Belmont Stakes, you know the cute little plays on words about the name of his ownership group, “Dumb Ass Partners”.
When I was a kid I had a full slate of sports heroes. Peewee Reese, Jackie Robinson, Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, Stan Musial. Sunday’s were empty if Y.A. Tittle wasn’t throwing to Del Shofner, before Shofner started to hear the footsteps.
Every baseball fan has a favorite image of Don Zimmer. He was one of the most beloved figures in the game.
We’ve all seen shiny new items we really wanted and figured, if we stretched a bit, we could afford them.