The worst practice I ever attended

By CARA COOPER I recently wrote a story about cross country runners, because I wanted to get into the mind of what makes high school distance runners tick. Why do they put themselves through such a grueling sport? Are they really as bonkers as they seem? I’m allowed to say that, and the story wasContinue reading “The worst practice I ever attended”


How much longer will “Friday night lights” continue?

By CARA COOPER Every year it’s gets a bit tougher to be excited for the start of the football season. The NFL has a whole host of problems, none of which are worth delving into right now. College football has been rocked by three scandals at Ohio State, Maryland and UNC, just in the lastContinue reading “How much longer will “Friday night lights” continue?”

Don’t apologize for bat flipping fun

If you missed it, ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball ended in historic fashion this week. Playing in Chicago, the Cubs were down 3-0 heading into the bottom of the ninth against the Washington Nationals. After the Cubs loaded the bases with two outs, rookie David Bote came in to pinch hit. With a 2-2 count, BoteContinue reading “Don’t apologize for bat flipping fun”

Playlist of the Week: The complete list of the only good Christmas songs

By CARA COOPER I’m going to start this out by stating the obvious – 98 percent of all Christmas songs suck. That’s not a hot take, it’s the truth. The radio stations play the same 10 songs over, and over, and over, and over again to the point where you start wanting to ask SantaContinue reading “Playlist of the Week: The complete list of the only good Christmas songs”