Mom bought a hoop. Mom put up the hoop. Girl went outside and started shooting baskets. Dad came out and asked, "What do you think you're doing? Put that ball down unless you're serious about learning the sacred sport of basketball." Girl didn't put down the ball.
Kevin Schwartz didn't think he'd ever make a highlight reel on ESPN's Sportscenter, but on Saturday night, there was the 2010 OPRF High School graduate popping a 47-foot jump-shot, to the delight of a lively crowd in Butler University's Hinkle Field House.
Can't take the scrutiny of males any longer? Everything we do and say is universally regarded as wrong on some level, and not just by women, but by the media and other entities as well. It's time to stand up and be unafraid to answer our own hardball (and cornball) questions. For instance:
We simply expected to see some intensity from Lovie Smith, if not at the onset of his tenure as head coach of the Bears, then down the road when, inevitably, Chicago gruffness found its way into his soft Texas drawl.
It's been an up and down season thus far for the Fenwick boys basketball team and two games last week that followed the Friars' rough go at the Proviso West Holiday Tournament couldn't have proved that more.