3 Amazing NCAA Schools With Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships

How many NCAA teams have won men’s and women’s basketball championships? As interesting as the teams that are on the list, are the teams that are not. On the men’s side, the Duke powerhouse has won three men’s championships (1991, 1992, 2001), but their female counterparts have lost their two NCAA championship games (1999, 2006). Meanwhile, while Tennessee women’s basketball […]

Thunder’s title window might be closing

A team with two MVP-caliber players in their prime should never hear rumors about their title window closing. Yet this is the dilemma the Oklahoma City Thunder faces as each of its star players prepares to enter unrestricted free agency for the next two seasons. Kevin Durant, the star attraction of the 2016 free agency class, will be heavily wooed […]

6 Tips for Having Fun at NFL Training Camp

Summer is officially here and the NFL teams have published their training camp schedules for the 2010 NFL football season. There is no better summer vacation for families than a visit to see the NFL players. prepare for the next season. Every year in late July, NFL players, coaches, administrators, and other staff members head to training ground. For 3 […]

Eat your curd and whey

Nursery rhymes are often hundreds of years old and their meanings are unclear, rather young children simply repeat or sing them. In the case of “Little Miss Muffet,” she’s eating a centuries-old version of traditional curd and buttermilk, which is her staple cottage cheese, probably the food this rhyme describes. The cottage cheese drains off, but the whey remains, leaving […]

Three Tips for Successful Professional Bull Riding

Becoming an expert in professional horsemanship requires a lot of determination and stamina. But that alone may not be enough to guarantee success in such a demanding sporting event. To be a successful rodeo contender, there are several things to keep in mind that will help keep you safe and possibly put you at the top of the game. 1. […]

EBay antique sales: dire downtrends continue into 2016

EBay Antiques: A Dead Market in 2016/17? It’s been about 2 years since I last wrote about this topic and I thought I’d share some developments since then. The context Let’s give it some credibility to begin with, I hope. Who am I and what real knowledge do I have on this topic? Well, I’ve been selling antiques (mostly watches, […]

San Diego Padres end sad ‘first half’ of 2008 season

My miserable hometown, the San Diego Padres, has limped into the seasonal All-Star break with a terrible ‘first half’ now complete punctuated by the Sunday afternoon July 13 thrashing by the Atlanta Braves that ended with a 12 – 3 marker. In fact, with a record 37 wins and 58 losses, a measly .389 winning percentage, nearly 60% of the […]

Animal abuse: when will it be taken seriously?

You’ve probably heard the names of Bundy, Dahmer, Gacy; All the names of notorious killers and what do they all have in common? They started out as animal abusers. What about the names? Kip Kinkle and Luke Woodham or Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold? Not so well known except in some circles and in the minds and memories of his […]

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