Ralph Earnhardt biography

September 1, 2021 0 Comments

Ralph Lee Earnhardt was born on February 23, 1928, in Kannapolis, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, the youngest of four children, the son of John Henderson and Effie Mae Earnhardt. The family was part of the farming community, and upon leaving school Ralph worked in one of the cotton mills for several years. Wages and conditions …

Oklahoma City deserves to lose – Long live the Sonics

August 31, 2021 0 Comments

It’s fun to watch Oklahoma City fans get upset when Kevin Durant comes to town. On Wednesday night, the Golden State Warriors arrived at MidFirst Bank Arena and, as happened last year, the Thunder Faithful treated KD and his scorching Twitter account with a healthy round of boos, taunts, and placards proclaiming things like ” …

Crazed metaphors: quarterbacks and decisions

August 30, 2021 0 Comments

“If you’re a quarterback,” argues Tom Brady of the New England Patriots, “you want everything on your shoulders. You want to be the decision maker.” Quarterback or ordinary decision maker, we’ve all felt the burden of decision making. Metaphorical football achieves touchdown status only through a combination of the right people, the right conditions, and …

Need for LA: Middle infielders need more than half a season to work together on a championship team

August 29, 2021 0 Comments

Across the baseball world, writers and experts applaud the Dodgers acquisitions. At the trade deadline, Los Angeles landed two veteran All-Stars to improve their midfielder, in the hope that this duo would lead last year’s National League champions to their first World Series title since 1986. Brian Dozier, who recently set a record for home …

Carrot Raisin Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

August 28, 2021 0 Comments

Cookies have been around for many centuries. There are many different versions of the early days of baking. They have evolved from what were then called “twice” baked flatbreads or pretzels. Many different cultures and civilizations have tried the art of baking cookies. Some were more of a stale flatbread, which eventually became a type …

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tidbits

August 27, 2021 0 Comments

Those who live in the Miami area can, worried that they will be rejected from restaurants and country clubs, claim to be Dolphins fans, have growing fins and live underwater in their spare time. But Miami, like any other city in a state with multiple soccer teams, probably has its fair share of Tampa Bay …

Ness’s Notes (May 15)

August 25, 2021 0 Comments

TNT will air both NBA games tonight (Detroit / Cleveland at 7:05 ET and San Antonio / Dallas at 9:35 ET), as all series will have completed four games after tonight’s game. The Heat currently lead the Nets 3-1 after a 102-92 win Sunday afternoon, while the Clippers and Suns are tied at 2, following …

How to make money through college basketball picks

August 24, 2021 0 Comments

Betting on college basketball is very difficult as there are so many teams involved. It would be very impractical to monitor the different teams that participate in the ten established leagues due to the volume of data that must be evaluated and analyzed. To be successful, the person must employ a betting scheme that increases …

Super Rugby Round – Third Round

August 23, 2021 0 Comments

Highlanders vs Reds In a battle of teams unlikely to feature in the competition’s knockout rounds, the Highlanders deserved their 20-13 win against the injury-stricken Reds, who boasted several new names to their roster. For the losers, Genia seems to have found a new lease on life and O’Connor hinted at her talent. Anthony Fainga’a …

Object Lesson: Christmas Bows

August 22, 2021 0 Comments

Christmas gifts almost always come with a Christmas bow. Wrapping paper, ribbons, and bows are used to decorate and draw attention to the gift. It is not the bow that matters, but the gift that it adorns. It is sad that so many people are enjoying all the Christmas wrapping and decorations, but they have …