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Dennis Rodman serves up a lesson for every husband and father ….

August 15, 2011 |

In the days leading up to Dennis Rodman’s induction into the Basketball Hall Of Fame, I seized a few opportunities to mention my attraction and overall interest in the event.  However, much like most references to Rodman, my genuine curiosity had very little to do with his basketball career. In fact, my attention was piqued [...]

Forget the fickle fans; Baltimore’s media panics after Ravens ugly effort

August 12, 2011 |

As we endured last night’s preseason exposure of the problems facing the Ravens, I will not follow suit with virtually EVERYONE who has a public voice and format, in Baltimore. While I concur with many assessments regarding the performances of specific players, I also recognize that many of the miscues, missteps and mistakes fall at [...]

Do you have a favorite Sports Illustrated cover?

Do you have a favorite Sports Illustrated cover?

August 10, 2011 |

During today’s edition of the AFTERNOON DRIVE, we will be sharing respective lists of our favorite Sports Illustrated covers. It’s hard to say “Best Of …..”, because all of us have opinions and our tastes certainly vary. WNST Producer-Extraordinaire, Ryan Chell, will be listing his favorites in a separate blog. Please feel free to call [...]

Coming to an NFL stadium near you; game-day drug testing ….

Coming to an NFL stadium near you; game-day drug testing ….

August 10, 2011 |

Yesterday afternoon, the National Football League announced plans to conduct random drug testing on respective game-days during the upcoming 2011 season.  Such measures will be limited in scope, to include testing solely for performance enhancing drugs. Thus, the presence of recreational drugs and/or medicinal narcotics will not be detectable in the mandated regimen …. Good?  [...]

With 50 games remaining, Orioles are bound for worst record in 23 years ….

With 50 games remaining, Orioles are bound for worst record in 23 years ….

August 09, 2011 |

When I reflect back on the final days of March and all the optimism that surrounded this 2011 edition of the Orioles, I come to one distinct conclusion: ALL OF US WERE SNOOKERED …. And, this includes every single soul who follows, loves and ultimately believes the beleaguered franchise will eventually improve.  On such a list, [...]