Playing Not to Lose…

Hillary Clinton is campaigning as if she were running out the clock, trying not to lose rather than playing to win. North Carolina’s Dean...

Visiting (Again) Flyover Country…

I’ve spent the last two weeks on a 3,000 mile road trip through nine very rural western and southwestern states – flyover country for...

Strong Inside

I love college basketball and of course the love affair is in full blossom this time of year. My romance began in 1966 when a bunch of...

Ethical Standards

I hope, and believe, that the late, great former Commissioner of Baseball smiles in a peaceful place where everyone is surrounded by...

Post-Racial

Americans of color may have significantly more challenges to overcome with employment, education, health and housing than most white...

The Jackrabbits!

Kentucky, Duke, Kansas, NO…the Jacks The Associated Press reported yesterday that some guy from Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania? – called the...

He Had Game

Some boys with a beat up basketball to dribble, a rim – hopefully with a net – in the driveway to shoot at and a little imagination can...

James and Jeter

I woke up this morning thinking of writing something about the GOP debate last night in New Hampshire. But that encounter, featuring...

Only In America

Barack Obama got off a wonderful line last week when he spoke to more than 500 of the nation’s tribal leaders at a major conference in...