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Sam He Is

My Sports & Media class at Arizona State University had the chance to hear from longtime NBA reporter and columnist Sam Smith last night. Smith, who worked for the Chicago Tribune for 28 years and now covers the NBA for bulls.com, regaled my students with stories from inside the league and gave them his insight… (read more)

Ladies Night

That’s me with the lovely and talented Ann Meyers Drysdale (left), Basketball Hall of Famer and GM of the WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury and Kyndra de St. Aubin, my colleague at the Big Ten Network (she and I will finally work a game together at the end of this month). They were gracious enough to… (read more)

Hello, Sunshine

I just thought the sun coming through the beams at Sky Harbor this morning looked cool. Don’t think this photo does it justice, but, whatever. So, I just flew in from Indianapolis, and boy are my arms tired. Got to see some old friends and called Michigan State’s 1-0, double-overtime victory over Indiana on the… (read more)

Is It Thursday Already? Nice.

I’ve lost track of the days. I’m in a Diet Coke-induced haze that’s exacerbated by my unwillingness to venture outside when it’s 107 degrees*. My daughter sometimes tells me, “You drink too much Diet Coke.” I tell my daughter, “Yes, but Daddy doesn’t drink alcohol, Daddy doesn’t smoke, Daddy doesn’t do drugs, Daddy doesn’t hit… (read more)

Lens Crafter

I have to give a shout-out to Darryl Webb, assistant photo editor for the East Valley Tribune, for taking the time to come speak to and show his work to my Sports & Media class at Arizona State University yesterday. You can check out some of his work here. (Thanks also to the lovely and… (read more)