In this day and age when most private schools sell themselves locally on the notion that they can build character, education and provide more than competitive sports programs for their students, the lone inner-city private prep school, Cardinal Ritter College Prep, has failed miserably when it comes to showing class.
No matter how early the players begin to report, it’s hard to get excited about baseball or “spring” training in February. There’s just something annoying about watching St. Louis Cardinals players gallivant around in sunny Florida while I’m at home shoveling snow. ESPN’s initial spring training reports get as much air time in my home as a Kanye West album at Taylor Swift’s house. However, the February snow has melted. The Rams are busy planning for relocation the draft. Mizzou and SLU are home going through a different type of March madness. Real spring and finally here which means I’m ready for some baseball.
As the NFL owners met in Phoenix, Arizona, the emotional roller coaster ride cranked up again. Fans in multiple markets are in a holding pattern waiting to see whether or not their beloved football team will stay or move to a better location. The rumor mill churned and churned.