Not too long ago, we told you about Idan Ravin, a 6-foot, 38-year-old former New York lawyer who’s become a big sensation among NBA stars for his unique basketball training techniques - a “Hoops Whisperer”, if you will.
And you’re probably saying to yourself, “Wait, big-time b-ball stars taking athletic advice from a short, older ex-lawyer? The next thing you’ll tell us is that baseball players are taking hitting advice from a guy who’s been legally blind for the past 45 years.”
And I would respond, “Hey! How did you know?” Meet Mark Wetzel - a “Horsehide Whisperer”, if you will.
• RIZZO SPORTS BLOG passes along news that U.S. women’s soccer goalie Hope Solo can get some redemption in Thursday’s Olympic gold medal match against Brazil.
• LARRY BROWN SPORTS bets you’ll enjoy Pete Rose’s recent radio quips about Tony Gwynn & Marge Schott.
• YOU BEEN BLINDED learns that Tiger Woods can really walk on water. Hallelujah!
• HUGGING HAROLD REYNOLDS discovers that the Phillies’ Gay Community Night was held on the same evening as $1 wiener night.
Tags: Argentina Soccer
, Ballpark Trips
, Beijing Olympics
, Bernie Mac
, Donovan Mcnabb
, Hope Solo
, Marge Schott
, Pete Rose
, Philadelphia Phillies
, Tiger Woods
, Tony Gwynn
, Wrigley Field