Last week was a rough one for me. Michigan suffered their worst loss ever to Notre Dame. (Not a great way to end the rivalry. The Bears followed up with a bad performance on Sunday. I'm still trying to get over some of those passes Cutler threw. It was only one week though.
Happy Week One everybody! I wish the best to all of your teams, real and fantasy. Hopefully the Bears fare better than my Wolverines did last night. Here's to the start of a great season.
Part two: Reality.
This is the first of my two part NFL preview.
Baseball used to be my favorite sport to watch. In the last ten years or so my interest in the game has waned. I haven't sat down and watched a game all the way through in a long time. Today I'm going to attempt to do just that. And I'm gonna write about the experience, and perhaps figure out why it has become so…
When I was a kid my mom would take my brothers and me on nature walks. We were not big fans of these. My mom would bribe us with treats after we finished our hikes. The three of us enjoyed playing outside, but these activities usually involved a ball of some kind.
Dillon as a member of the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes. by Katie Baird 2010.
I love watching sports. A problem is that sometimes the announcers and commentators can ruin the experience. One of their biggest crimes is their use of different sports cliches. In this article, with the help of my brothers, we have assembled a list of the worst offenders.
In the wake of the sudden loss of Actor/Comedian Robin Williams the issue of depression has brought itself back to the public's consciousness. We are a society that always seems to see the signs after it's too late. There will be serious talks about depression and suicide and what steps we can make to improve mental…
Me as a ten year old in my favorite clothes.
I grew up surrounded by baseball. I played it as a child. I learned baseball statistics without even knowing I was applying them to my own basic math and calculus skills. Batting averages, win-loss records have became so ingrained in me it all seemed so simple. That is until I tried to explain ERA to my girlfriend.
The role of women in sports and society as a whole seems to have taken three steps back in the last couple of weeks. Equality in society has always been a sort of half truth. There are still so many institutions that are considered "mens work," while if a woman attempts to break these stereotypes she is looked at…
When I started dating my girlfriend my mother was thrilled, but she had one important question.