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Bulldog Insider on KSEE 24 (NBC Fresno)

Bulldog Insider on KSEE 24 (NBC Fresno)

I had the pleasure of being invited by KSEE 24 sports anchor/reporter Julia Lopez to appear on their weekly Bulldog Insider. We discussed Bulldog alum Paul George going to the Los Angeles Clippers along with Kawhi Leonard in the A Block. Shown here, the B Block: 2019 Fresno State football, thoughts on the USC game, […]

Barrett Sports Media: A Conversation with Christopher Gabriel

Barrett Sports Media: A Conversation with Christopher Gabriel

I’ve been reading Barrett Sports Media for as long as I can remember. Receiving an opportunity to be featured in a long-form interview was exciting, to say the least. My sincere thanks to writer and sports talk host Tyler McComas and, of course, Jason Barrett for making this happen. A Conversation with Christopher Gabriel

Mitch Albom on The Timekeeper, Characters and Narratives (audio)

Mitch Albom on The Timekeeper, Characters and Narratives (audio)

Mitch Albom is one of those rare people in the 21st Century who you truly can say is a renaissance man. Sportswriter, author, screenwriter, songwriter, radio talk show host, pianist… the man does it all. But more than what he does as a professional, it’s the endless array of things he does to help people […]

How to Carry On: Lisa Fenn and Dartanyon Crockett (audio)

How to Carry On: Lisa Fenn and Dartanyon Crockett (audio)

In 2009 ESPN aired a feature of what seemed would be the story of a couple of young men, Dartanyon Crockett and Leroy Sutton, attending high school on the wrong side of town in Cleveland. Both were talented wrestlers with unique, and seemingly insurmountable, obstacles in their way. A story of individulas attaining a level of excellence in […]

Going Up North, to The Cabin, at The Lake (audio)

Going Up North, to The Cabin, at The Lake (audio)

When I moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota more than a decade ago, there were cultural things I needed to learn about the region that would, allegedly, help me to assimilate. Specifically, things like knowing popular food items, participating in outdoor activities, and… learning MV, or Minnesota Vernacular. When I moved to Fargo, North Dakota, it was much the […]

Clint Hill: Before, During and After November 22, 1963 (audio)

Clint Hill: Before, During and After November 22, 1963 (audio)

Clint Hill is a native of Larimore, ND, born in 1932. 17 days after his birth he was dropped off at the North Dakota Children’s Home. Growing up in Washburn, ND, he later attended and graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. Shortly thereafter he enlisted in the Army and was selected for Army Intelligence School. […]

Low Pressure Front? No, It's a Colonoscopy

Low Pressure Front? No, It’s a Colonoscopy

WARNING: The following 1130 words have been approved for all reading audiences by the Council for a Healthier Colon. If you need to leave this column at any time due to feeling squirmy, rest assured you are not nearly as uncomfortable as I was during my 24-hour Journey to the Center of Christopher Gabriel. co·lon·os·co·py  (kō’lə-nŏs’kə-pē)  n.   pl. co·lon·os·co·pies Examination […]