A special need for common sense and decency

A special need for common sense and decency

I have covered and attended plenty of sporting events in my life, but I have never seen the level of sportsmanship I consistently find at Special Olympics competitions. The organization, which spans more than 170 countries and involves more than 5.3 million athletes, offers us all a simple but profound motto. “Let me win, but [...]

It’s still too soon to pass the Bucks

It’s still too soon to pass the Bucks

Thirty-five years ago, I wrote an article encouraging Brewer and Packer-obsessed Wisconsin sports fans to follow the Milwaukee Bucks. Headlined "It's too soon to pass the Bucks", the column argued that an Alton Lister slam dunk from a Sidney Moncrief alley-oop was at least as exciting as a nine-inning baseball game, and suggested that a [...]