March 23, 2015

Olympian Michael Weiss talks hard work and discipline in youth sports in USA Today HSS

Recently I had the opportunity to interview professional figure skating champion Michael Weiss, 3-time USA National Champion and 2-time Olympian, for a story for USA Today’s […]
February 21, 2015

For two stories on the real McFarland USA, you’ll want to read USA Today this week

Recently for USA Today’s High School Sports, I interviewed Danny, Damacio and David Diaz, brothers and teammates of a 1987 California state champion contender cross-country team from […]
January 26, 2015

Do your writing skills make a difference in freelance job offers? One grammar company says yes.

The grammar-checking company Grammarly, Inc., recently contacted me and shared the results of a survey they did on 400 freelancers’ profiles: how did writing skills correlate […]
January 19, 2015

Meet the author whose book was a “game-changer” for OSU Coach Urban Meyer

  On media day for the college football national championship, OSU coach Urban Meyer talked about a book that was a life-changer for him. That was a little over a week […]
January 14, 2015

How One Little Book Changed OSU Coach Urban Meyer

  When a record-setting 33.4 million viewers tuned in to the college national championship game Monday night, when Ohio State beat Oregon 42-20, audiences watched as two head […]
January 9, 2015

What’s your word for 2015? Writers share 6 ideas for success in the new year

I heard someone joke that January is when you can’t find an open treadmill at the gym, so you might as well start your resolution in February when the […]
September 15, 2014

Writing about sports? Here are 3 quick tips from sports editors

By Kristine Meldrum Denholm As a decades-long suffering Cleveland fan (read: no championships in my entire lifetime), I’m still loyal to my teams. I don’t know why I […]
August 22, 2014

Social Media Raises Over 50 Million for ALS in Ice Bucket Challenge

Challenged by my ole sorority sister, I took the #ALSicebucketchallenge this week. (My daughter seemed to take a lot of joy in dumping the freezing bucket of […]