This year’s last Grand Slam is now upon us. On Monday the US Open starts in New York with a ton of storylines looking to unfold. How will the new $150 Million Centre Court roof fare on Arthur Ashe Stadium? Will Djokovic recover from his less than stellar summer? Can Angelique Kerber continue the hot streak? Will the absence of Roger Federer hurt the tournament? Continue reading US Open Preview
Monthly Archives: August 2016
The Pro Football Hall of Fame ignores Mr Bowlen
What does it take? Seriously. Again the Pro Football Hall of Fame failed to select Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen in sub-committee for a final vote, to gain entry into the Hall of Fame. Continue reading The Pro Football Hall of Fame ignores Mr Bowlen
Can the Rio Olympics bring me back?
I’m just jaded, of the Olympics kind, maybe I’m missing the boat completely, it could be the drug cheating Soviets, the endless Rio dramas, the IOC corruption, but my interest in watching the “Greatest Show on Earth” is flickering on low. I think I’ve tuned in to the Olympics coverage for a total of 20 minutes in the first week of the Games. Continue reading Can the Rio Olympics bring me back?
Joy Division ‘Unknown Pleasures’
This is a record full of mood and atmosphere. Released in 1979 at the back end of the British punk movement, Unknown Pleasures has hooks and melodies that grab you and don’t let go, all intertwined with the haunting voice of Ian Curtis. Continue reading Joy Division ‘Unknown Pleasures’