ICYMI: O.J. Simpson now a free man

So, with everyone focusing on all the latest Donald Trump controversies, O.J. Simpson was able to be released today from Lovelock prison in Nevada in the middle of the night with little fanfare and no media mob. A big change from when he was released in 1995 after he was acquitted of murder charges. Also,…

Deja vu: O.J. Simpson goes free, again!

Yes, I tuned into this whole “parole hearing of the century” coverage earlier today in which a panel in Carson City unanimously granted O.J. Simpson his parole from Lovelock, Nevada prison. It is almost like this was the “last stand for the media” in covering this Simpson story today, they really did go hog wild on this,…

O.J. Simpson set for “Parole Hearing of the Century” on Thursday

The big hearing on whether to grant parole to O.J. Simpson for his armed robbery antics gets under way tomorrow in Carson City, Nevada.  Already, the media hype for this is through the roof, and this is going to be televised on multiple networks and news channels, including on ESPN. People are calling it the “Parole…

20 years ago, nobody cared about the NBA Finals

Here is the link I promised earlier to that story about the 1994 NBA Finals. The series ought to have been a classic, a pairing that pitted old college hoops rivals Patrick Ewing of the Knicks and Hakeem Olajuwon of the Rockets against each other. And in fact it was a good series that went…

Sorry folks, too tired to post on the old blog tonight

I have been way too busy at my work commitments lately to be able to have the energy to post here. Basically, I want to remind myself to post more O.J. Simpson anniversary stuff in the days ahead, especially about the media circus that went on back then. Also, there was a piece out there…

Where were you 20 years ago today?

I’ll tell you where I was — in front of the TV hoping to watch the NBA Finals, except it was interrupted by breaking news from the freeways of Los Angeles. Something to do with a white Ford Bronco.