Lee-Anne Pace talks with her caddy on the driving range while waiting for the rain to clear Friday afternoon at the 2018 LPGA Indy Women in Tech Championship, held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Lee-Anne Pace talks with her caddy on the driving range while waiting for the rain to clear Friday afternoon at the 2018 LPGA Indy Women in Tech Championship, held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Some guys in the sports media world put their career above everything else. When it comes to covering events like the Indy Women in Tech Championship at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway last weekend, some guys might have left the family at home, stayed at the event all day and thenContinue Reading

Roosevelt Stadium, seen here abandoned, might be a sign of things to come for traditional American sports.
Roosevelt Stadium, seen here abandoned, might be a sign of things to come for traditional American sports. Wikimedia Commons

Kids today — raised on expanding tech and shrinking attention spans — don’t seem interested in sports that have long been staples of American culture. Maybe it’s my newborn son that’s transformed me into a paranoid old curmudgeon, cynical about the future. Oh sure, there are the minor concerns thatContinue Reading

The Wabash Valley Highlanders team logo features a knight's armor and two crossed swords.

What do you think of when you hear “eSports”? A loner teenage boy playing video games around the clock in his parents’ basement? Sports that require electricity, like baseball at night, which are inherently discriminatory against the Amish community? Or maybe you think I’m mispronouncing “ESPN”? But if you’re aContinue Reading

Buffalo Wild Wings logo

I know there’s a lot going on in the sports world right now that I should be writing about. The NBA playoffs. The NFL draft. (Summary: Quenton Nelson is the first offensive lineman people care about since Michael Oher in The Blind Side. Also, despite having an abnormally high numberContinue Reading

A sign warning cyclists in Cincinnati not to flip over giant concrete barricades and into the Ohio River also captures the essence of the author's cycling expertise.
A sign warning cyclists in Cincinnati not to flip over giant concrete barricades and into the Ohio River also captures the essence of the author's cycling expertise.

This column was originally published May 24, 2018 in the Republic-Monitor. Last Saturday, I attended my first-ever cycling event. With one event under my belt, and the fact that I have a column in print, I’m obviously now, unequivocally, an expert. And, since I am an expert, the only responsibleContinue Reading