Monthly Archives: May 2013

Filming Homeland, Summer of Gronk and Red Sox-Yankees

There’s always been something magical about television shows and movies for me.  I suppose I’m not much different than most people in that regard.  Both times I’ve been to Disney World, I’ve made a point of going to Hollywood Studios.  … Continue reading

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Cam Newton Speaks, Bobcats Hire New Head Coach and Knights Suites Will Be Sweet

I wouldn’t call it historic or record breaking but the three press conference day on Wednesday was definitely rare. It started with the Charlotte Knights announcement proclaiming luxury suites are now are on sale for the new ballpark.  More on … Continue reading

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Latest Star Trek Movie, Crushers Season Over, Eagles, Birdies and a Trophy

How often does a sequel or remake measure up to or even surpass the original?  In the case of Star Trek Into Darkness, the film has to live up to the original Star Trek series and the ensuing movies that … Continue reading

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Say Goodnight Bobcats

An ugly chapter in the history of Charlotte sports is about to close.  There is little doubt the Charlotte Bobcats reported name change back to the Charlotte Hornets is a no-brainer. As a former marketing director, I understand the importance … Continue reading

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Knuckleballs and Hog Mollies

Most athletes you come across were good at multiple sports in high school but less frequently at the major college ranks with specialization overtaking versatility.  You even see specialization at the youth or middle school ranks now. It’s not unusual … Continue reading

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Bruins, Knights and Crushers

Why does it seem that Boston teams are always involved in amazing elimination playoff games.  We have seen the negatives: game 6 vs. the Mets in ’86, pretty much every playoff series with the Yankees pre-2004, Celtics – Lakers game … Continue reading

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One day you are in, the next day you are out

It’s not just the theme on the reality TV show “Project Runway” it’s a fact of life in baseball. This weekend at Charlotte Knights Stadium in Fort Mill, SC featured a reunion for several players in each clubhouse with their … Continue reading

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Kasay’s Impact As A Panther, Iron Man 3 And Increase In IPA’s

The last original Carolina Panther signed a one-day contract with the team Tuesday to retire a Panther.  After a 21- year career, the majority of the time spent with Carolina, kicker John Kasay officially retired and began the next chapter … Continue reading

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Random Act of Kindness and Big Deal About NBA MVP

One of the rights of spring in Charlotte is the Wells Fargo Championship.  The town comes alive when the PGA Tour stops in the Queen City.  The weather is warm, the field is stacked, the golf is usually compelling and … Continue reading

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Jason Collins, Tim Tebow and the Streaking Sox

Brave, no doubt. Heroic?  Depends on your beliefs.  I’m sure it is- to a teen struggling with his sexuality knowing he or she is different than the other teens. When Jason Collins announced Monday he was gay, the 12-year NBA … Continue reading

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