You just wait; He’s gonna skate. And there’s the extent of my poetic skills. Twenty four hours ago, at this writing, I hoped that there would be justice, poetic or otherwise, but I knew in my mind, my heart, my soul that this would blow over. Twenty four hours ago the ruckus over Trump’s Helsinki …

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Maybe it was just me. Maybe I didn’t sleep well the night before. Maybe I just, as the saying goes, woke up on the wrong side of the bed. Maybe it was taking a peek out the window and seeing a windy, overcast, gloomy Fourth of July morning. Not as if this weather was any …

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There was a time in this American’s story when sports was about events on a playing field. At least that was the perception.  And then there’s the current sports story that isn’t about sports at all. It’s a story about society, money, leadership, politics, injustice and protest. And it’s a story that’s provoked a debate …

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