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It’s not about whether anyone was hurt

November 15, 2010 Adults continue to excuse stupid behavior. Girls soccer players at a high school in Needham, Mass., were suspended due to accusations of hazing younger players. more »»

A Browns rookie revelation

November 12, 2010 Ten years ago, a previous Cleveland Browns braintrust attempted to build depth at the quarterback position. more »»

High school football from Ohio, W.Va.

November 8, 2010 There are too many times when adults need to be reminded about life. Such was the case Saturday night at the Ohio Division I football regional playoff game between Lakewood St. Edward and Mentor. more »»

If they could play like that all the time

November 2, 2010 Well, they can’t. No team can. There are many reasons why 192 teams make the high school football playoffs in Ohio out of 718 teams — 26.74 percent. Teams can control that nigh. more »»

Ward, Pouncey have made immediate impressions

October 28, 2010 Very little has connected Cleveland and Pittsburgh since the Browns returned to the NFL in 1999. A once long-standing and competitive rivalry has gone by the wayside. more »»

Two coaches get it and one adult doesn’t

October 25, 2010 Ron Hunter gets it. As he enters his 16th season as the head coach of the men’s basketball program at IUPUI in Indianapolis, Hunter is all about wins on and off the hardwood. more »»

Roethlisberger painted in the wrong light Sunday

October 21, 2010 Some fans just do not get it. Yes, it is hard to separate one’s love for a team from reality. But often times fandom oversteps the boundaries of sanity. more »»

Why is a loss seen as more than it is?

October 18, 2010 It’s a loss. Nothing more. Nothing less. It’s not the end of the world and the ultimate goal is still in sight. Quit jumping ship. Climb back on and get ready for the rid. more »»

Everyone is on the bandwagon, please jump on

October 14, 2010 Discussions surrounding fandom are sticky situations often set up for ridicul. more »»

Nicklaus, Palmer, Trevino, Player and you

October 11, 2010 Where is the connection from those Hall of Fame golfers to you? It depends if you have something simple — conviction. more »»

Running down Hill-is; Browns establish identity

October 7, 2010 Marion Motley. Jim Brown. Kevin Mack. Ernest Byner. Leroy Hoard. Even Jamal Lewis produced wearing an orange and brown uniform. more »»

When life, sports meet to show tender hearts

October 4, 2010 It was 3:41 a.m. Thursday and time to go home. A long day. But, for others, it was far worse. more »»

Memories of 1962 Big Red-Massillon game

October 3, 2010 I remember the game as if it took place yesterday. In reality, it happened just about 48 years ago. The game was played on Oct. 5, 1962. It took place at Tiger Stadium. more »»

Worthlessberger and Haynesworthless still don’t get it

September 27, 2010 It’s rather obvious that too many professional athletes still don’t get it. Leading that pack are Ben Roethlisberger and Albert Hayneswort. more »»

Conversations between parents and football players

September 20, 2010 I fully understand I look at utopia when discussing high school athletics. But, so what? The things I hear at high school football venues on Friday night are disgusting. more »»

Quarterback issues in Cleveland

September 17, 2010 Cleveland Browns’ fans have grown accustomed to disappointment. Week one of the new NFL season came and went, and the same end result was seen in the boxscore for the woeful Browns. more »»

Attitudes are contagious, are yours worth catching?

September 13, 2010 Three weeks are in the books in the high school football season. There are seven weeks left of the regular season in Ohio and eight in West Virginia (that stupid bye week. more »»

Maz as humble as one can be

September 6, 2010 People of any age can learn a lot from Bill Mazeroski. Humility would lead the list. The man from humble beginnings had a 14-foot, 2,000-pound statue, unveiled on his 74th birthday Sunday. more »»

It’s time for some perspective in youth sports

August 30, 2010 Sometimes these things just fall into my lap. Such is the case with this column. Readers know I am bent on making sure adults really understand their place in youth sport. more »»

Dustin Johnson showed to be a man of character

August 23, 2010 I spent 17 years in the golf business, the final 14 as a PGA professional, working as an assistant and then the head professional at two golf courses. more »»

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