What Does It Cost To Play Youth Sports?

If you've been a parent for more than five years, you probably already have an inkling that encouraging your children to play youth sports will cost a few bucks. But exactly how much it will cost you depends on the sport.

7 Things We Can All Learn From The UMBC Retrievers

My sons and I had the good fortune of being at Spectrum Center on Friday night when the UMBC Retrievers basketball team did the improbable. The Retrievers became the first 16th-seeded team to upset a #1 seed in NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament history, and it wasn't even a close game. UMBC ran the…

The Madness Comes To Charlotte And Your Office

The men's college basketball tournament is underway and Charlotte is hosting some of the early round games. Friday's (3/16) match-ups at Spectrum Center are (10) Providence vs. (7) Texas A&M at 12:15 PM; (15) Lipscomb vs. (2) UNC at 2:45 PM; (9) Kansas State vs. (8) Creighton at 6:50 PM; and (16) UMBC vs. (1)…

When Was The Last Time You Visited With "Grandmama?"

It was on November 4, 1988, that the Charlotte Hornets played their first regular season NBA game. The atmosphere at the original "Hive" was literally buzzing. Professional basketball coming to the Queen City was a huge deal and the proof was in year after year of sold-out games at the Charlotte Coliseum. One could argue…