We reported last week about 19-year-old Lauren Hill, the sophomore at Mt. St. Joseph College in Cincinnati with advanced brain cancer. She hoped to live until yesterday to play in her first college basketball game. The contest was played
Respect and civility seem small things to ask for when compared to the challenges some people face. CBS News correspondent Steve Hartman (pictured, next page) reported on a high school basketball player who is hoping to play Sunday, before she dies. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/on-the-road-driving-toward-her-hoop-dreams/
We’ve previously pointed our dislike of NFL players celebrating after making a tackle, sometimes by pounding their chests. We say they’re doing their job. You don’t celebrate every good play you make. Imagine the accountant who balances two statements, getting up and dancing. Another thing we find annoying is when professional or college coaches whose […]
LeBron James explained his decision to return to Cleveland as the result of introspection. He wrote in “Sports Illustrated” that he realized his priorities needed to change.
What does this have to do with respect in politics? Do many politicians disrespect their constituents by taking positions that put them in sync with their party leaders when personally, they may have different views? Sadly, yes.
There are those who naturally care about people, including those less talented and those with disabilities. You can pick them out. They’re the ones going the extra distance to assist those who need a little extra help. (They don’t include the politicians who spend so much of their time demeaning, disrespecting and demonstrating incompetence.) This […]
We wonder what he would have said if he lost the game. Seattle Seahawks’ cornerback Richard Sherman ranted about one of his opponents during a post-game interview with Erin Andrews, the Fox sideline reporter.
(Photo is former NBA player Ira Newble on the Chad-Sudanese border) There have been varied reactions to the trip by basketball player Dennis Rodman and other team members to North Korea, where he cozied up to dictator Kim Jong. But most have been negative Whether because of his woeful
One of the chief reasons we feel so strongly about trying to curb the incivility and disrespect displayed by politicians and media is because of the terrible example it sets for our children. They watch that behavior