How to Fix the Presidents Cup? Make It Co-Ed Teams – Dennis Richardson

10.2017 ORLANDO, FL – ORLANDO, FL – Let the women play. Before the United States golf team’s smack down of the International Team in the 2017 Presidents Cup was even finished, observers were asking if changes are needed to keep this event relevant. It’s a legitimate question. The biennial Presidents Cup, begun in 1994, is the Ryder Cup’s less glamorous sister. As such, it does little to move the needle for sports fans. And with such a lopsided competition this year — the U.S. team had all but wrapped up the cup for the seventh consecutive time by the third day of … Continue reading How to Fix the Presidents Cup? Make It Co-Ed Teams – Dennis Richardson

‘Chicks Dig the Long Ball’; Apparently, So Does Everybody Else – Dennis Richardson

10.2017 ORLANDO, FL – In a classic 1998 Nike commercial, actress Heather Locklear is devoting all her attention to slugger Mark McGwire as he launches batting practice pitch after batting practice pitch over the outfield fences. Meanwhile, standing off to the side, Cy Young Award-winning pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine go unnoticed, much to their dismay. As a disappointed Maddux tells Glavine, “Chicks dig the long ball.” Apparently, so does everybody else (except pitchers, of course). The 2017 Major League Baseball season will be noted for a number of things: for instance, the Chicago Cubs’ first season as defending World Series … Continue reading ‘Chicks Dig the Long Ball’; Apparently, So Does Everybody Else – Dennis Richardson