Category Archives: Wide World of Sports

When There’s a Bad Call

Most people around our city spent a rainy Saturday indoors last weekend, but not us. Our family was up early and parked at the ball field for the Fall Tournament wrap up of Leia’s 11th season of softball. Most of the time inclement weather causes youth sporting events to reschedule, but since our league has only one […]

When You Fall: 4 Keys to Keep Going

Did you watch any of the Olympics on TV? Our family made it a nightly routine to turn on the Games to keep up with marquee sports like swimming, gymnastics, basketball, and soccer while keeping an eye out for the highlights of the many other competitions going on in Rio. When the venue shifted in the second […]

“The Greatest”

This week’s news has been dotted with stories covering the life and career of former Heavy Weight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali who passed away last Friday from protracted health issues. Arguably the first of a vanguard of flamboyant ‘trash talking’ athletes, Ali was known for taunting his opponents openly both inside and outside the ring, […]