Staying In

Laid low by ESPN layoffs

Laid low by ESPN layoffs

011 I was in the Durham Bulls press box the first time I got laid off. It was the top of the sixth inning when announcements from several of my coworkers began popping up on Twitter: CBS was discontinuing its RapidReports coverage of college football and basketball....
A few minutes with Turner’s Ernie Johnson

A few minutes with Turner’s Ernie Johnson

Ernie Johnson is no stranger to basketball fans. From college to the NBA, Johnson is nothing but professional, even when surrounded by clowns and chaos in the NBA studio, at bringing hoops into our home. For the last few years, Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley and...
Cats and celebrities

Cats and celebrities

“I hope you write that story, Erika. You owe it to your readership,” Susana emailed. “I think an issue of a magazine on cats would give you just the prompt you need to write down that wonderful story you recounted so wittily, fluidly, vividly and spicily.” When I...