Monthly Archives: July 2012

Built on Beer and Cheese

Was in Milwaukee over the weekend for a wedding and to research the great pitcher Warren Spahn. The research consisted mainly of sharing a few beers with people who remembered the Hall of Fame lefthander. When it comes to American … Continue reading

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Jimmy Bivins’ Funeral

We finally said goodbye to former boxing great Jimmy Bivins this past Saturday. There were less than 100 people in Liberty Hill Baptist Church at E. 82nd and Euclid Ave. because of the confusion caused by Jimmy’s nutty daughter, Josetta … Continue reading

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St. James Reopens

We went to the re-opening Mass at St. James Chuch in Lakewood Wednesday night and it was nothing less than spectacular. The church itself is majestic with 16 marble columns at least 80 feet high. A standing room crowd of … Continue reading

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Fox 8’s Friday Night Touchdown

We shot a promo at Fox 8 earlier this week for the upcoming Friday Night Touchdown, the half-hour high school football highlights show that follows the ten o’clock news. It was a blockbuster show. It won an Emmy and also … Continue reading

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Help Me Explain Adam Dunn

That won’t be easy. How can anyone explain a guy landing on the American League all-star team with a .208 batting average? He was the only position player who did not get in the baseball All-Star Game Tuesday night, but … Continue reading

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Bivins’ Funeral Cancelled, Not His Call

Who knows when the late Jimmy Bivins will be buried? We know that it won’t be Wednesday, as originally scheduled. Lucas Memorial Chapel in Garfield Heights confirmed Tuesday that Bivins’ daughter, Josetta Banks, cancelled the wake and the funeral. Maybe … Continue reading

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Brilliant Legal Writing

I don’t know if this is true. You know how it is with unsolicited stuff that turns up in your in box. But the writing is too good not to pass along. Supposedly, this happened in New Orleans. Part of … Continue reading

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Remarkable Golfer

This is one of the damndest stories I’ve ever heard. Chuck Rule, 73, scored a hole-in-one at Sweetbriar two weeks ago during the St. Edward High School class reunion golf tournament. Chuck was St. Ed’s ’57. Tom Holland (’57) told … Continue reading

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Win a set of eBooks…

We are giving away one set of FREE ebooks of Crazy, With the Papers to Prove It and Pass the Nuts to one lucky winner. Click on the link to enter the Rafflecopter giveaway below. The more actions you take, … Continue reading

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