By Del Duduit For 14 laps, he led the most prestigious race in the world. Zach Veach, a kid I coached in fourth grade basketball, was out in front toward the end of the race. When it was over, he finished in 15th place. But from laps 171 to 184, out of 200, he was… Continue reading A Leader in the Pack
By Del Duduit There are things in life we all might take for granted. The sunrise. Lights that come on when we flip the switch. A good hot cup of coffee in the morning. The unconditional love of my grandchildren. But who would have ever thought to put college football on the list? Or going… Continue reading Just Like That
By Del Duduit Most everyone has something they treasure. Some items are sentimental, while others have real monetary value. My wife has an antique curio cabinet full of nostalgic memories from her grandmother and other family members. Most objects inside would never have much value to anyone except to her. To her they are priceless.… Continue reading Who Poisoned Your Trees?
By Del Duduit In a couple weeks, I will launch two books that are based on an intense rivalry. Over the years, I have either played, covered, or watched rivalries in the sports world. I remember the battles between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. There were the competitive encounters between the Dallas Cowboys and the… Continue reading What Makes A Good Rivalry?
By Del Duduit I believe God puts people in our lives at the right moment. Over the years, I have been blessed to have met some famous people in efforts to expand my writing and now my ministry. I have shaken hands with players who I admired and put my arm around a sitting President… Continue reading A Friend of PJNET.TV
Del Duduit People celebrate milestones differently. My wife and I took a cruise to Alaska to commemorate 30 years of marriage. Others do outlandish things while some prefer to keep things quiet and allow self-gratification to be their reward. But Greg Nance has a massive plan to recognize his 3,000 days of being sober –… Continue reading 3,000 miles for addiction recovery
By Del Duduit Today is the day. The launch of Michigan Motivations: A Year of Inspiration with the University of Michigan Wolverines from Indiana University Press. My agent and co-author Cyle Young teamed up for this nifty little inspirational book. Cyle has a unique perspective because he played at Michigan. He adds unique insight, and… Continue reading The Launch of a Book
By Del Duduit This weekend, America will be 244 years old. To be honest, it’s difficult to be patriotic right now. The nation is being torn apart by people who have no clue what freedom represents. An uneducated, entitled and violent faction has taken it upon themselves to try to erase history and impose their… Continue reading A Somber July 4th
By Del Duduit There is always a need for a miracle. Baseball Miracles combines baseball, devotion, community service and sociability into one fantastic mission to impact young lives through sport. The co-founder of this ministry, John "JT" Tumminia started scouting for the Chicago White Sox in 1987 and is enshrined in the Diamond Mines Baseball… Continue reading Believe in Baseball Miracles
By Del Duduit Everyone likes music and songs. I have a variety of musicians I enjoy listening to. A few months ago, Angie and I visited Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley and we got a taste of what it was like to live like a King. Within the span of a few weeks, about… Continue reading Why I love the Red, White & Blue