This and That


Week of July 16th, 2018


Each week I'll write about the world of sports:

*Congratulations to Wimbledon champions Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber. It was a great tourney, especially the men's semifinals.

 *Also a salute to World Cup champion France. They beat Croatia 4-2 in an entertaining final.

 *His haters may not like this, but Grayson Allen is winning over fans of the Jazz. He will be a valuable contributor in the NBA.

*I have great respect for Tim Tebow and his desire to play in the major leagues. He is chasing his dream and is a great example of a person who does not have a fear of failure.

*What are Orioles fans thinking with talent like Manny Machado and Adam Jones. Around 40 games below .500.

*I don't blame the 2013 Louisville basketball team for suing the NCAA over the vacated national championship/ Take away big cash from the school instead of punishing innocent kids. They busted their guts to win that title.

*Thrilled that NBA commissioner Adam Silver wants to get rid of one-and-done rule. He is a smart leader.

*Terrell Owens missing the Hall of Fame ceremony is disappointing. He should have gone to Canton.

Quote of the Week

"The World Cup lived up to its billing as an incredible sporting event worldwide."

 -Dick Vitale