Growing Pains can teach you a lot. It taught me how to feel about Serena Williams.
Away From the Action
From lessons for parents taking kids to sporting events to defining what "Midwest" means, Away From The Action is Josh Tinley's unique and always engaging take on the off-the-field aspects of sports.
Sixty years ago Wednesday, Tenzing Norgay of Nepal and Sir Edmund Hillary of New Zealand became the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain. In honor of this historic anniversary Post’s Grape Nuts cereal is running this commercial: Do you see the problem with this 30-second television spot? The […]
Sports is often a family business. We’ve seen the sports gene at work in the Manning, Earnhardt, Hull, Griffey, and Andretti families. We’ve even seen families like the Hills (Calvin and Grant), Larkins (Barry and Shane), Halls (swimmers Gary Sr. and Gary Jr.), and Joneses (Popeye and Seth) where junior has excelled in a different […]