Why being great still requires being basic even in a world built on flashy instant gratification.

The crunch of snow beneath my boots broke the silence of another dark, early morning as I waddled precariously across campus, navigating above lurking black ice, which hid itself beneath the freshly fallen snow towards. Frozen shut, I yanked until my car door finally peeled open, ice shaking loose from the hinges. I swung my […]

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ESPN’s Body Issue turns 10 today….it’s getting controversial

It’s getting controversial today in the “Sports, sports, sports, is your whole life just sports,” column. The title of this column, along with the opening phrase of this article, by the way, pay homage to Dan “the┬áCommon Man” Cole, a sports talk radio personality on KFAN, a Minnesota sports talk radio station. His esoteric approach […]

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