Fashion Versus Functionality in Sport & Eyeglasses

As I was recently watching the world’s women’s curling championships, I was struck by the number of participants who were wearing the latest fashion in eyeglasses – …

Why the Olympics are So Addictive

The Winter Olympics are over, and if you’re like me, you’re feeling a huge void in your life! That’s particularly true here in Canada, where Olympaholics like…

A Lesson From the Winter Olympics – Don’t Regret Taking a Risk

The Winter Olympics have been my constant companion since the first minutes of the opening ceremonies. In fact, they’re on my office TV as I write this…

High School Graduation and Sport Championship Conflicts. Can’t They Be Avoided?

I see it happen every year – school officials scheduling their graduation ceremonies on the same evening as major sports championships. This year, for example, a local…

Football Games and the True Excitement in Sport

I’m a big NFL football fan. In particular (after having attended the University of Wisconsin for six years), a follower of the Green Bay Packers. To me,…

Dirty Players – Big Brother is Watching

I’m sure many of you have seen it on television sportscasts – a video of dirty play in a soccer match between college varsity teams from New…