13 posts categorized "Sports"

Remembering Slinging Sammy Baugh

January 29, 2009
I attended my very first professional football game with the Redskins back in 1942. I went to Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C., and watched the incredible performance of Slinging Sammy Baugh. He's recognized as the greatest Redskin ever. Sammy Baugh was Washington's folk hero of the late 1930's and 1940's....

On the Same Playing Field with the University of Florida Gators

January 14, 2009
Each year, Donna and I spend the holidays and part of January at our Harbor Beach Marriott hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It's right on the ocean, and this year the weather has been terrific. This January, our hotel was the headquarters hotel for the BCS college football bowl -...

Memories from the Beijing Olympics

August 26, 2008
Now that the 29th Olympic Games have come to a close, I've been thinking back to all the memorable moments over the past few weeks. There were a lot of surprise victories, many upsets and many world records. To me, and I'm sure to many of you, these Olympics will...