Posted in October 2012

A quick stint on the DL (I hope)

A quick stint on the DL (I hope)

I recently became the proud owner of a brand new mountain bike, thanks to the fantastically generous (and flat!) Dunellen 5k Race for Education. I’m really excited to incorporate biking into my weekly routine and start some real cross-training. (Wait, you mean running in Vibrams doesn’t count?!) Problem is, I haven’t owned a bike since … Continue reading

Tough love or just plain love?

Tough love or just plain love?

Let’s face it. If you’re a Yankees fan, it’s been a tough postseason. Pitching has been stellar, but with quiet bats and bad calls, games have been lengthy and frustrating. In Sundays home game against the Tigers, some Yankees fans decided to boo their own players. Ugh. (Whatever happened to “root, root, root for the home … Continue reading

My sport is your sports (corporal) punishment?

My sport is your sports (corporal) punishment?

An Iowa athletics official stated last week that the use of running for sports discipline should be considered corporal punishment. I can see new cross country team t-shirt slogans now… “Cross Country: Because caning and whipping would be cruel.” “Cross country is corporal punishment. Your sport is just a game.” “Run like you stole something… … Continue reading