Zion Williamson and the art of the rebound

At long last, after three months of anticipation, the New Orleans Pelicans’ number one draft pick, Zion Williamson, finally took the floor in an NBA basketball game. After a slow start from a 19-year old kid who clearly was not Continue reading

Burrowed

I sent a bunch of friends the same, exact text on the Saturday evening that Joe Burrow made sure everyone in America knew his name. I was behind the bar and as a general rule, it’s bad policy to use Continue reading

Hunches in bunches, Part Deux

Last year right around this time, to properly ring in 2019, I wrote a post about placing wagers on a hunch. And it was a good one. (The hunch, not the post.) Prior to last year’s Outback Bowl between Mississippi Continue reading

Subtle racism and the “articulate” black athlete

I was enjoying a nice, peaceful round of golf the other afternoon when a waft of subtle racism caught my attention. I was mid-way through my round when I heard an older white gentleman in our group, whom I had Continue reading