From ‘Field of Dreams’ to ‘Damn Yankees!’, it’s Baseball Heaven – Dennis Richardson

11.2017 ORLANDO, FL – Where have all the baseball movies gone? There was a time when Hollywood loved the game. Baseball films have given us unforgettable characters — like Nuke Laloosh and Crash Davis (Bull Durham), Ricky “Wild Thing” Vaughn (Major League), and Morris Buttermaker (The Bad News Bears). They’ve presented us with memorable, and often repeated and mimicked lines, such as: “If you build it, he will come” (Field of Dreams); “Just a bit outside” (Major League); and “There’s no crying in baseball” (A League of Their Own). A couple decades ago, we could anticipate movie studios releasing one or two … Continue reading From ‘Field of Dreams’ to ‘Damn Yankees!’, it’s Baseball Heaven – Dennis Richardson

A Deep Sense of Personal Responsibility – Randy Coppersmith

15.11.2017 Hilton Head, SC — There is some perception that Fraternities and Sororities are becoming obsolete on America’s campuses. Recent scandals involving heinous acts of hazing undergraduate pledges have made headlines. Members of various fraternities seemingly each year are confronted with negative stories about the pledge and initiation process to the point where some schools are starting to ask hard questions about the need for the Greek System. Full disclosure, I am a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. In fact, I was recently elected to the Board of Governors of The Sigma Chi Fraternity Foundation, which is holding its Fall … Continue reading A Deep Sense of Personal Responsibility – Randy Coppersmith

From Alexander Hamilton to Harvey Weinstein — Sexual Harassment Keeps Reappearing – Randy Coppersmith

25.11.2017 WASHINGTON, DC — The expose in The New York Times of now former Hollywood Mogol Harvey Weinstein’s alleged female exploitation and sexual misconduct is shocking. To learn of the kind of exploits he’s purportedly foisted on young female actresses — with witness after witness coming out of the closet to explain how they were abused — is juicy with plenty of unsavory details. Suffice to say, over 20 women have now come forward, detailing how Weinstein would ask women employees and workers to take showers with him, give him massages, groping them, and worse. It is wrong, outrageous and sad. … Continue reading From Alexander Hamilton to Harvey Weinstein — Sexual Harassment Keeps Reappearing – Randy Coppersmith