Tag / hard work

On Writing: “Strap Yourself to a Desk and Grind.”

I enjoy good sportswriters, mainly because I absolutely love sports, but also because I think sportswriting is among the best writing on the planet. Guys like Thomas Lake at SI, Bill Simmons, Rick Reilly, Gene Wojciechowski and the Grantland guys¬†at ESPN, Jason Whitlock at Fox Sports, David Haugh at the Chicago Tribune–these guys are among […]

Dad and the Value of Hard Work

In my weekly Crosswalk devotional, I wrote about how my Dad’s insistence on making me work helped mold me into a man: It was 6 am and while the rest of my friends were sleeping in, dreaming of two weeks filled with Nintendo, cookies, and hanging out, I was putting on every layer of clothes […]