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Come Together, the Sports/Life Duality

One of the elements of sports that I love is the scope in which it reaches, nations come together, people support each other, and strangers talk about the event(s). And sometimes, we are all touched by the actions and words of someone in the spotlight, like Lou Gehrig’s speech, or Stuart Scott’s words during his…

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Playoff Preparation

On the eve of the NFL playoffs, I bunker down into my superstitious rituals to prepare for the Steelers run. Had you asked me what I would be doing for this year’s playoffs, back in October, I would have told you rooting for anyone playing the Pats, since Pittsburgh looked out of sync and it…