This and That


Week of July 15th, 2019


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

*Superstars are calling all the shots in the NBA. It is a Fact! Someone explain to me does a signed contract mean anything in the NBA? Who is running the NBA? I have a pretty good idea. I believe in free agency and the right to go where you want, but STARS hooking up while guys under contract is sad.

*We will see how James Harden and Russell Westbrook reunite in Houston. Will they average 50 shots a game between them?

*Tell me this is not true. If the USMNT won the World Cup, the players would get $1 million-plus. Yet the 2019 World Cup Champs USWNT will get $250 thousand per player. This is so unfair if true.

*Wimbledon was very special. Congrats to champs Simona Halep and Novak Djokovic. Serena Williams was stopped short of her 24th Grand Slam title. Roger Federer lost in almost five hours. Incredible tennis.

*Some strong unrest among NC State hoop fans. A notice of allegations has come out. This may be the first of many colleges accused of wrongdoing.

*Spoke with The General, Robert Montgomery Knight, and he is excited about moving to Bloomington to share time with many of his Hoosier friends. He sounded great and was looking forward to a fishing expedition with his son Patrick in British Columbia!

Quote of the Week

“All I can say is wow, two gladiators in Djokovic and Federer, put on a final for the ages.”

-Dick Vitale