Yay, Comma, Football Is Back, Period

by Kevin Burton     Remember the interjection song from Schoolhouse Rock?    The song says interjections are “generally set apart from a sentence by an exclamation point, or by a comma when the feeling’s not as strong.”    Well I was feeling pretty sheepish about this, but I said the sentence “Yay! Football is back” …

Stumbling Into Success Through Humility

by Kevin Burton    This is not a story about soccer, but that’s where it starts.    One time, I think it was while I was a reporter with the Muscatine Journal, I was assigned to do a soccer story.  I still don’t know much about soccer, but back then I knew next to nothing.  …

Cats’ Fantasy Football Team Is Not Half Bad

by Kevin Burton    People won’t understand, they won’t even try.  People will laugh. Let them.    A promise is a promise. My girls look to me and I try not to let them down.    They seek my attention, and since they are cats, they are not exceptionally good at verbalizing this.  If they …

Suit Alleges DraftKings Violates ADA

by Kevin Burton    Uh-oh, looks as if two of my in-groups have beef.    A blind man has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against DraftKings, alleging that the gaming company’s website is not accessible to blind users.     DraftKings is a daily fantasy sports and sports betting company founded in Boston in 2012. The …

NFL Football In June Is Just A Fantasy

by Kevin Burton    I’m not laughing at you, I’m laughing with you. Have you ever told that lie?    Also, what happens when your so-called “seasonal obsession” shows up out of season? Can a true obsession ever be limited to one season?    Spoiler alert, I do not have definitive answers to these questions.  …