Early Spring in Canada is a time of contrast. Here are some examples that I witnessed this weekend: Canada geese, disappointed after their long flight from the south, circling overhead, searching for open water. But the lakes are still frozen. Continue reading Spring is a Time of Contrast in Canada
Boo hoo. My favourite teams in the NCAA basketball tournament are gone. My alma mater, Wisconsin, was hammered by my second favorite team, Cinderella squad, Davidson. Then on Sunday, Davidson was beaten by Kansas. However, an incident in the Stanford Continue reading Coaches Who “Work the Refs”
This is one of my favorite weekends in sports…the first weekend of March Madness. There are so many games televised that I don’t have to leave my LazyBoy for three solid days. I usually get the chance to cheer for Continue reading Small Universities and March Madness
An event during this year’s cross-country running season reinforced the point of an article I wrote several years ago called “Injuries- Check Outside Activities.” (PE Update members can find it using the search bar). The point of the article was, Continue reading Sports Injuries Often Occur Off the Field
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about listening to Muhammad Ali fights on the radio. As you might guess, I’m a fan of Ali. His pre-fight poetic predictions were renowned and have yet to be topped in the world Continue reading Muhammad Ali & the World’s Shortest Poem
It’s almost March break and teachers will soon be getting a long-deserved week of rest and recovery. Now, there are those who claim that teachers are overpaid for the amount of time they work and the number of holidays they Continue reading Do Teachers Deserve All Their Holiday Time?