New Faces Its a new season in Chicago, and with it comes some new faces, Rajon Rondo has replaced Derrick Rose, Robin Lopez has replaced Joakim Noah, and of course, Dwayne Wade signed a 2 year $47.5 million with the Bulls to be their new starting shooting guard. Yes, I am not used to him in this uniform yet either. Fred Hoiberg enters his second season as Bulls … [Read more...] about Bulls 2016-2017 Season Preview: News Faces, Same Result?
For my 60th birthday last month, my middle son and his girlfriend took me to the Dead & Co. opening night at Charlotte’s PNC Amphitheater. Turn about being fair play and, with no regifting involved, I took them to hear the Tedeschi Trucks Band at the North Carolina Music Factory for her birthday. The Music Factory, now rebranded with the name of some software company … [Read more...] about Tedeschi Trucks – World’s Greatest Cover Band
OK, I will give you the Cliff's notes version from their July 2nd show at PNC in Charlotte, NC. Very high quality music. It was mostly an older crowd. Winwood's voice is strong and clear and it is difficult to believe how old he is and that he was actually in a band with that lunatic Ginger Baker. In retrospect, he played in some outstanding bands and created some … [Read more...] about Steely Dan and Steve Winwood at PNC Music Pavillion – Review
The Northwestern Wildcats were back in Evanston after a 2-game road losing streak on Saturday afternoon and they took out their frustrations on a poor Rutgers squad who left their intensity on the bus. The Wildcats improved to 18 – 11 on the season and 6 – 10 in conference play with their 98-59 win over the Scarlet Knights. It is Tre Demp’s world and we are just living in it … [Read more...] about Northwestern Destroys Rutgers 98-59