Konrad Reuland, a 29-year-old tight end for the Baltimore Ravens, died in mid-December of the brain aneurysm that struck him down in November. He wasn’t a great NFL star. He was waived seven times in a very brief career which is why, perhaps, his death merited a few paragraphs in the usual places. Read more →
Rod Carew, the beloved former Minnesota Twin, returned home over the weekend, more than a month after his heart transplant. Read more →
Rod Carew is 70, a fact that’s a cold bucket of water in the face for baseball fans who idolized the Minnesota Twins and California Angels hitter, one of the best pure hitters in the history of baseball.
So perhaps it shouldn’t surprise us that his health is in peril, and yet it does. Read more →