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Open Mouth, Insert Golf Shoe

Imagine winning the 2017 U.S. Amateur event, defeating the then-ranked #3 amateur in the world and accepting an invitation to play in one of the world’s largest golf events, the 2018 U.S. Open. Now imagine having possibly one of the … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Favorite Sports Moments

I work in sports. That’s what I do. So I often times have people ask me…”Did you work this game?” or “What is your favorite sports moment?” This week a Northern Iowa player hit a buzzer-beater from half court to … Continue reading

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Big Ten Basketball

MSU@Wisconsin. Let’s tipoff already!!! – at Kohl Center

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Life Lessons

It’s an early summer afternoon baseball game. Nothing out of the ordinary at first. In the first inning, the Bulldogs batted and didn’t manage to get a run across home plate. In the bottom half of the inning, the Ignite … Continue reading

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In Stride

It’s not easy being 10, I imagine. When I was 10, I didn’t have the kind of pressure Christopher has on him these days. He’s in 5th grade and has homework and sports and friends and family and…well…maybe my life … Continue reading

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Win, Win, Win! Or Not…

My kids are, first and foremost, the greatest thing I have done with my life. I have to imagine every parent feels the same way and obviously, as parents, we all want our kids to succeed. I’ve read articles about … Continue reading

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We’re All Learning Lessons

He’s just as good as he looks…sometimes. The things we learn as kids are often times passed down from generation to generation. Whether it’s teaching our kids how to sew, how to cook, how to tie your shoes or any … Continue reading

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Not Being Critical But…

Oh Nooooooo…Mushnick HATES us!!! So you’re sitting in your office, doing a good job, no one bothering you and, as fate would have it, you even won an award last year for “Employee of the Year” by the big office. … Continue reading

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Cut To Black

In my career, there have been a few moments that have made me scratch my head and think to myself, “Sometimes you just gotta laugh.” Yesterday during a Fox National Reds broadcast, we had one of those moments. It came … Continue reading

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Life In Perspective

People pass everyday and there are always stories to be told. For one young man in Fennville, MI, his story is one that really struck me for a couple of reasons. The first is because I love sports. I’ve played … Continue reading

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The Competitive Edge

What the hell happened to me? One minute I was 17 years old, playing basketball every day and wanting to win every game I played in. The next…I’m 41 and barely have a competitive urge in my body. What happened? … Continue reading

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Pee Wee Professionals

I remember when I was 8 (vaguely). I rode my bike, liked to roller skate, read comic books, hated taking a bath. Back in those days I don’t recall if I played a lot of sports. My life consisted of … Continue reading

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My Road To The Final Four

March Madness is my favorite sporting event. All my life I’ve loved college basketball and I never thought that someday I would get to be a part of it, but there I was…living the dream and working on an all … Continue reading

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Football & Family

A beautiful Saturday for football and today, Grandma, Grandpa & cousin Alarik made the trek all the way from Zanesville to watch Christopher take the field. Proud grandparents. Watching the action. Truthfully…Christopher didn’t get many offensive touches. But he DID … Continue reading

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What The Heck…Local News?

Here in Cincinnati, there is a census being taken on whether or not a local t.v. station should drop sports from their newscast.┬áHaving worked in the news industry for awhile (14 years), there are also a few things that can … Continue reading

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