Uni Watch First Pitches: Simone Biles

In 2018, when I was still with ESPN, I began working on a series of interviews with non-baseball athletes who threw out the first pitch at MLB games. Unfortunately, that project never came to fruition, but last summer I used one of the interviews I had conducted — with skateboarder Tony Hawk, who threw […]

Why I Support, and Even Applaud, Gov. Greg Abbott’s Decision

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The photo above shows Texas Gov. Greg Abbott throwing out the first pitch for the Rangers’ 2019 season opener against the Cubs. He also threw out a virtual first pitch to open the Rangers’ season last year, and he was scheduled to extend his personal Opening Day […]

Uni Watch First Pitches: Tony Hawk

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As you may recall, two years ago I got to throw out the first pitch as part of the Syracuse Chiefs’ Brannock Device Night promotion (further details here). The whole first pitch thing was interesting — the lead-up to it, practicing for it, worrying that I might […]