The Door Between Things

A few years ago, I stood outside of my ex-boyfriend Billy's house. I was there for the second time that day, this time to take him to an appointment he had with his psychiatrist. It was an unusually sunny day for a Seattle February and I hadn't thought to wear sunglasses because it's not often that you need them here… » 8/02/14 9:12pm 8/02/14 9:12pm

The Meaning Of Ryan Freel's "9 Or 10" Concussions

Ryan Freel was "tough." In baseball parlance, that means hustling on every pitch, giving up your body to make the play. These types of players are celebrated, of course. In August 2006, the Cincinnati Enquirer paid tribute to just the latest example of Freel's toughness, a diving catch on the warning track of a long… » 12/24/12 2:45pm 12/24/12 2:45pm

Titans Receiver O.J. Murdock Commits Suicide

Titans wide receiver O.J. Murdock was found suffering from a suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound early this morning, according to Tampa police. He was in his car parked in front of his high school, where he was an all-county and all-state player in 2005. He was transported to the hospital, where he died about an… » 7/30/12 11:35am 7/30/12 11:35am