GUY STERN AND THE RITCHIE BOYS
I am 67 years old.
Young by my standards; old to others.
Old, certainly, to those a generation or two younger than I.
I was brought up in a household where respecting elders was deemed an imperative.
It wasn’t simply about etiquette, courtesy, kindness…
Is Minnie Minoso not one of the most melodic sounding names of all time?
Rolls off the tongue, slips through the lips and falls into a pile of soft feathers, a mile high.
That’s how Saturnino Orestes Armas “Minnie” Minoso, nicknamed “The Cuban Comet” and “Mr. …
JOSEPHINE BAKER AND FRANCE’S PANTHEON
“Josephine Baker. Black Diva in a White Man’s World.”
— Documentary Film (Annette von Wangenheim, Director)
Born Freda Josephine McDonald on June 3, 1906 in St. Louis (naturalized French, Josephine Baker) this “diva” was an American-born French entertainer, French Resistance agent and civil rights activist.
FREDERICK SAMUEL HIATT (1955–2021)
I remember Freddie Hiatt vividly…
Worlds beyond, ‘very well.’
I remember him like it was yesterday.
I remember Freddie Hiatt from the fourth grade at the Runkle School in Brookline (MA).
And a genius.
I was in disbelief that he was selected…
Tony Brown has officiated 1,109 regular season games and 25 more in the playoffs, during 17 seasons as an NBA referee.
He’s also worked two NBA All-Star Games and made his NBA Finals debut in 2020.
Prior to joining the NBA, he worked for four seasons in both…
Well, at long last, the monkey’s off his back.
Jim Harbaugh, Michigan’s head coach, finally has one.
A victory over arch-rival Ohio State.
As a Michigan player (1983–1986) he was 3–1 against the Buckeyes but was only on the field for the games in ’85 and ’86, when…