So the weather hasn't been cooperative for baseball, that hasn't been a problem for Oak Park and River Forest. The Huskies have taken advantage of the availability of the fieldhouse in this blustery preseason, and the use of a rag ball developed by Easton has made indoor training much more productive for a team eager to improve on last year's successful season.
Hard to believe, but The Race That's Good for Life is heading into its 24th running. Organized in 1982 during the Oak Park Runners Club's first year, the race was originally called The Fall 5K, and intended as a warmup for the annual Frank Lloyd Wright Run 10K.
I'm considering a new profession, one that may lead to a network sit-com, or a cable reality show, or maybe even a stint as a late-night talk show host. Perhaps I can, from time to time, fill in for Bill Sheft, who writes jokes in Sports Illustrated on a weekly basis.