And with the 26th pick the Packers select…

In some ways the most memorable NFL draft my family experienced happened in 1999 when 12-year old Charlie, who loved a good practical joke, re-set the password on our cable box, blocked ESPN and left town with me, his unsuspecting mother. That year the Eagles dramatically chose Donovan McNab amid a chorus of boos from misguided [...]

A Sweet Sixteen inspired look at four glorious years

Tomorrow night we'll be all decked out in our blue and gold to celebrate Marquette University's third straight trip to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen. Our allegiance to the Golden Eagles Warriors began more than 30 years ago when we wandered onto that sweet little urban campus utterly naïve to its eternal hold. I thank Marquette every [...]