Monthly Archives: April 2012

Spielman Boy Plays Rugby

Noah Spielman probably will play on the defensive line for Ohio State in a few years, but in the meantime he is tearing them up on the high school rugby fields of central Ohio. Noah is a 16-year-old sophomore at … Continue reading

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Greatest Banquet Speaker

I’m here to recommend John Carroll University football coach Regis Scafe to every high school looking for a main speaker at a sports banquet. He’s the best I’ve heard since Lou Holtz, Woody Hayes, Don James and Ara Parseghian were … Continue reading

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Jeopardy Loves Shakespeare

And that’s one of only two reasons anybody should read the Bard — in order to answer “Jeopardy” questions and get a master’s degree in English Lit. You’ve got to be a real classical nerd to appreciate the guy. His … Continue reading

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Turn on Your TV

Sorry. I forgot to alert you earlier about the movie, “Angels in the Outfield,” on TCM at 5:30 p.m. today, Wednesday. If you are on our new postings alert, you have time to run home and turn on your TV. … Continue reading

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Downtown Library Evacuated

I arrived at the main branch of the Cleveland Public Library on schedule today for a 1:30 p.m. meeting and found everybody outside on the sidewalk — along with plenty of cops from the Bomb Squad. Around noon someone noticed … Continue reading

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Check out my guest post: Stepien Rules

I had fun writing a story about Ted Stepien, posted today on the Stepien Rules blog. Check it out.

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OHSAA Football Playoffs Change

The first step was taken today to create a “super division” in the Ohio high school football playoffs beginning in 2013, according to an e-mail from the Ohio High School Athletic Association. The OHSAA added a seventh division which will … Continue reading

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Bad Manners at Church

The church was full on Easter Sunday. Typically on a big holy day, such as Easter and Christmas, there are more customers than seats. It’s an occasion when you expect to see Christian charity at work, such as people sliding … Continue reading

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