Last weekend’s selection of Michael Sam by the St. Louis Rams in the 2014 NFL Draft was an historic moment for the league. This summer, Sam will attempt to become the first openly gay player in the NFL. It’s a story that transcended the sports world and became a huge talking point across all media. [...]
In the aftermath of NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s historic announcement of Donald Sterling’s banishment from the league, a number of luminaries stepped forward to express their interest in becoming the new owner(s) of the Clippers. We’ve heard from Oprah Winfrey, Floyd Mayweather, Dr. Dre and Diddy, among others. One other legendary Los Angeles figure had [...]
Mike Harmon wrapped a strange, twisting week of sports news by joining Bob Haynie of CBS Radio Baltimore to talk Armstrong, Te’o, coaching changes and, of course, the NFC and AFC Championship Games. Listen here.
On Wednesday, the world bid farewell to “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” She went out with a quiet one-hour studio show, a stark contrast from the grandiose United Center spectacle of the previous two days. I remember the old country song as I think about Winfrey’s exit from daytime television. “Who’s going to fill her shoes?” [...]