Category: Sports Shorts

Olympic decline

The 2020 in 2021 Olympics in Tokyo wrap up in a few days. The smallest TV audience in 33 years tuned in for the opening ceremony. That turned out to be a foreshadowing of things to come. The once, ever-popular, must-watch Olympic Games nose-dived in the TV ratings—down over 50% from 2016. I am one…

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Ben Gay

A few weeks ago, on championship Sunday of the PGA at Kiawah Island, a lone golfer started the day. According to the final schedule listed by ESPN, B. Gay teed off around 7:30 AM—paired with no one. I feel certain that few — if any—photographers, press, and fans showed up for Gay’s round. Wannamaker Trophy…

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