Author Archives: GFO

Top 10 Traitors

Here are 10 of sports’ most heinous traitors. 10. Johnny Damon, Roger Clemens and Wade Boggs. Let’s just get these three out of the way, right off the bat. We would include Babe Ruth on this list too, but it’s

Lebron Spreads Happiness

Lyn Brown’s secret to running a successful charity isn’t much of a secret. She operates Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawai’i like a business, watching how each dollar is spent, ensuring everything is done by the book and keeping the organization focused

Was Oden The Right Pick?

Tim Kawakami thinks Oden is still worth it. “Even when I realized that Greg Oden has been hurt almost constantly since he was 18 (wrist, back, now knee), even when I hear all those NBA executives murmuring about red flags

Dajuan Wagner Signs with Polish Team

Former Camden High School basketball star Dajuan Wagner, who has battled illness and injury in his NBA career, has signed a one-year deal with a Polish team, Prokom Trefl Sopot, according to eurobasket.com. The team, which was founded in 1995

Lebron has Lasik Surgery

LeBron James took another step in improving his game last week, undergoing Lasik eye surgery in Beverly Hills, Calif. The procedure, performed by Dr. Kerry K. Assil, is designed to improve vision and assures a faster recovery. James’ vision has

Former Cavaliers Owner Ted Stepien Passes Away

Former Cleveland Cavaliers owner Ted Stepien, whose propensity for trading away draft picks resulted in an NBA rule change, died Monday at his home in Willoughby Hills, Ohio. He was 82. Stepien paid $2 million for 37 per cent of

Lebron is still the Man

LeBron James continually redefines what one player is capable of in this predominantly team sport. His abuse of Orlando, New Jersey and Detroit last spring was truly an effort worthy of the ‘Witness’ signs that dominate the landscape at the

Are Paperless Tickets Here to Stay

One of the growing trends is so-called paperless tickets. (“So-called” because there’s still paper involved; just far less.) Last week, the IATA (International Air Transport Association) — which represents more than 240 airlines comprising 94 percent of international scheduled air