Abigail Corning was one of the most decorated players in the history of Fordham University women’s basketball. Abigail scored over 1000 career points, won an Atlantic 10 championship and played in the NCAA Tournament. On this week’s episode of Season of Life, Abigail talks about making the transition from the basketball court to the marketing … More Season of Life Episode 2: Abigail Corning
Welcome to my brand new podcast Season of Life. This weekly show will feature conversations with former college and professional athletes about life after sports. This week’s guest is former UCONN Huskies quarterback Casey Cochran. Casey suffered 13 concussions during his football career and today still deals with the consequences of those head injuries. Casey … More Season of Life Episode 1: Casey Cochran
Although they are seven years a part, LeBron James and Brian Windhorst have had very similar career paths. For starters, both James and Windhorst graduated from St. Vincent-St.Mary High School in Akron, Ohio. Then the two traveled to Cleveland together as LeBron became the youngest player in the NBA in 2003 while Windhorst was the … More Game Time Podcast Episode 6: ESPN’s Brian Windhorst
As someone who has personally suffered from concussions (two to date), the NFL debate over head injuries has certainly resonated with me. After seeing NFL legend Junior Seau pass away in May, I decided it was time to display the dark reality of head injuries. Here is my exploratory piece about the dangers of concussions … More The Rising Concern Over Concussions
With the NCAA Women’s Championship game tonight, it’s only fitting that this week’s episode of Game Time features Marah Strickland. The former McDonald’s All American just closed the book on a fascinating collegiate basketball career. Starting at the University of Maryland and ending at Fordham University, Strickland was a major reason for the Rams historic … More Game Time Podcast Episode 3: Fordham Women’s Basketball Player Marah Strickland
While my dream is to one day call games all over the country, it is hard to say that I wouldn’t want to work in Bristol after spending the day at the ESPN studios yesterday. Thanks to the kindness of ESPN soccer analyst Tommy Smyth, I took the hour drive from Westport to Bristol with … More My Day in Bristol at ESPN
Five months ago at the beginning of the NFL season, wide receiver Demaryius Thomas was known as the guy the Denver Broncos chose over star wide out Dez Bryant. In fact, former head coach Josh McDaniels was so high on Thomas’ talent that he selected the Georgia Tech receiver three picks before a quarterback from … More Who is Demaryius Thomas?
Happy New Year and welcome back to Sixsmith’s Sports World. It has been a while since my last post but my number one New Year’s Resolution is to rededicate myself to the blog. The new look and new URL are just a few of the changes coming to the website in 2012. DJSixsmith.com will now … More Happy New Year and Welcome Back