For 10 months now — through the pandemic and its economic ravages, the waves emanating from the murder of George Floyd, the disruptions of the various sports seasons, the incredibly toxic election campaign, the holiday season unlike any we’ve experienced before, and more — I’ve done my best to maintain a sense of normalcy . . . → Read More: Timeout
While doing photo research for Tuesday’s blog entry about Dick Allen, I came across this shot of him on the cover of the August 1974 issue of a magazine called Black Sports. I almost ended up using that photo to show the chain-stitching in . . . → Read More: History Lesson: ‘Black Sports’ and ‘Our Sports’ Magazines
The 2020 year-end holiday season, like everything else this year, is probably going to be unlike anything we’ve experienced before. Despite that — or maybe because of it — people tell me that they still want to send gifts to their loved ones.