Dick Barnett scoring points off the court

Inspiring Gary product on lecture tour

My home town of Gary, Indiana, has a rich history of world-class athletes, contradicting the unfortunate national narrative of it being simply beset with extreme poverty, rampant crime and virtual hopelessness.

Countless names roll off my tongue when it comes to decades-long athletic excellence from Gary products. Heisman Trophy […]

By |2020-11-30T15:01:26-05:00November 30th, 2020|NBA|

Otis Wilson calls on NFL to support ailing former players

“The NFL needs to be shamed”

Sleepless nights, excruciating headaches, throbbing pain and ongoing depression.

This is no way to go through life when viable solutions could be made available

Professional football players should not be considered disposal entities, only to be cheered and celebrated during their youthful playing days, and then virtually disregarded as they […]

By |2020-10-23T16:46:21-04:00October 23rd, 2020|NFL|

Sayers family “blown away” by statue and tributes for the late Kansas Comet

Celebration of his life to be planned for my longtime friend

An imposing 8-foot statue of former Chicago Bears and Kansas icon Gale Sayers was unveiled on Oct. 3 during halftime of the Jayhawks game against Oklahoma State.

Sayers passed away at the age of 77 on Sept.  23, following a lengthy battle with dementia.

The […]

By |2020-10-19T13:38:02-04:00October 19th, 2020|Chicago Bears, Main, NFL|
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