Baseball's back, and not a minute too soon
Steve Eighinger

Baseball's back, and not a minute too soon

We finally made it. Winter is officially over, finished. I don't care what the calendar says. Spring training is underway in Florida and Arizona, and for me that's good enough. Baseball is back.

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This month's gold medal winner takes caring to a new level
Steve Eighinger

This month's gold medal winner takes caring to a new level

Some day I would like to meet Mohamed Bzeek. I think you'll understand why after reading the 19th edition of "Good Guys of the Month."

Potentate of passion ready to assist in affairs of the heart
Steve Eighinger

Potentate of passion ready to assist in affairs of the heart

Stevie Love, the Doctor of Love and the lovelorn, has returned for his annual Valentine's Day house call.

From spring training and the Noisettes to Johnny Depp
Steve Eighinger

From spring training and the Noisettes to Johnny Depp

Welcome to Vol. VI of "Five and Five" -- five things I have great interest in (spring training is one), and five things I could not care less about (Johnny Depp is one).

From Musburger to Macht, the conversations would all be entertaining
Steve Eighinger

From Musburger to Macht, the conversations would all be entertaining

Most years, this portion of the calendar provides the perfect kind of winter day for the perfect winter lunch -- a bowl of some sort of hot soup, a grilled cheese sandwich and maybe even a cup of hot chocolate. Not so this year.

Most important element of Valentine's Day might be what is said -- or thought
Steve Eighinger

Most important element of Valentine's Day might be what is said -- or thought

The attitude of Valentine's Day is also important. That's how you can often determine the depth of a relationship. Listen to what your partner says, and how it is said.

Never underestimate the importance of french fries
Steve Eighinger

Never underestimate the importance of french fries

If there are any lessons to be learned from this month's "Morons of the Month," I would suggest marriage counseling, don't "wait" so long, and always buy an extra order of french fries.

We've lost another familiar voice
Steve Eighinger

We've lost another familiar voice

We've lost another great one. "Lost," in a figurative sense, I might add. Brent Musburger, who has been one of our most familiar connections with college and pro sports since Richard Nixon was president, broadcast his final sporting event on Tuesday night

We're going to miss Mary
Steve Eighinger

We're going to miss Mary

It's been a few days since the passing of the woman who was once called "America's sweetheart" -- Mary Tyler Moore. I was driving to work last Wednesday when I heard the news. I felt as if someone had punched me in the gut.

How do I love ESPN? Let me count 10 ways
Steve Eighinger

How do I love ESPN? Let me count 10 ways

My love affair began in earnest in the fall of 1986. That's when the cable TV system serving the Ohio town I lived in at the time finally provided us with ESPN.