Huge Win for San Diego State!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFBOf43eh94& This is our families first year as season ticket holders for men’s basketball. Yesterday was, by far, the highlight of that experience so far. We made it to Viejas about 12:05 PM for a 1:00 PM tipoff. And there were already lines to get in, the student section was 90% full, and about 50%…… Continue reading Huge Win for San Diego State!

The worldwide leader in…

I’ve been a college sports fan my whole life. It’s safe to say there has never been a time like this. Never. Ever. Ever. One by one the most trusted names in college sports are having the skeletons removed from their closet and broadcast on national news. Jim Tressel, the squeaky clean football coach in…… Continue reading The worldwide leader in…

4-0 Sports Day

I’m in full-on sports heaven lately. And yesterday was a prime example… my teams went 4-0 on a single Saturday. Football Notre Dame vs. Maryland – When the best thing the media can say about your team is the ugly uniforms… you know your season is bad. And that’s the case fro Maryland. This was…… Continue reading 4-0 Sports Day

Passing on a love of sports

My dad took me to lots of games at Notre Dame. Later in middle and high school it became more about football than the other sports. But I have lots of fond memories of spending time with my dad at Notre Dame basketball, hockey, and football games. I even remember a couple baseball and soccer…… Continue reading Passing on a love of sports

The Four Greatest Basketball Movies of All Time

Everything I’m doing from Thursday to Sunday is measured by the following questions: “What  time does ___ start and who is playing now?” I love March Madness! And all of those basketball dreams lead me to this list: The Four Greatest Basketball Movies of All Time Hoosiers – Clearly, the best basketball movie ever made.…… Continue reading The Four Greatest Basketball Movies of All Time

Kawhi Leonard’s back story

http://youtu.be/wAJh9CNbzx0 It’s one thing to know about this young man’s power on the basketball court. It’s another thing to examine Kawhi Leonard’s story behind the drive, talent, and desire to succeed. One amazing byproduct of this amazing season for SDSU is that stories like Kawhi’s get told. As the video above shows, he’s more than…… Continue reading Kawhi Leonard’s back story

10 Simple Ways to Change the World in 2011

You don’t have to be the President of the United States, Bill Gates, or Bono to change the world. Here are 10 simple things you can do to help make the planet a better place to live in 2011 and beyond. Become a mentor or tutor to an at-risk youth. Every community has students who…… Continue reading 10 Simple Ways to Change the World in 2011

Fixing College Football

Mark Cuban is admirable for trying to fix college football. Let’s start with this: It’s broken. 2010 is case in point. In mid-January Oregon will play Auburn in a game labeled “the BCS championship game.” But, if TCU wins the Rose Bowl they deserve to be co-national champions, too. We’ll simply never know who is…… Continue reading Fixing College Football