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 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    July 14, 2018

Hear Me Out...My first 'get off my lawn' take

It was bound to happen, a day was going to come when I read a story and my inner curmudgeon would be unleashed like that of a rage-fueled Norse god, leading me to write my first "get off my lawn" or...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    July 7, 2018

Hear Me Out...Putting the NBA hand-wringing to rest

Twitter, while certainly frustrating at times, does have plenty of positives. It provides a steady stream of information and news, breaking or otherwise. Offers a positive connection between notable people and their fans. But one of my favorite...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 30, 2018

Hear Me Out...Column Buffet: A little soccer, a little NBA

We're on the cusp of the dog days of summer for sports news, the point in the sports calendar where the new and interesting topics slow to a trickle. After the NBA offseason, or once the big names...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 23, 2018

Hear Me Out...What if we did away with the NBA and NFL Drafts?

The NBA Draft went down Thursday night and 60 men saw their dreams come to fruition as they joined the world's best basketball league. The days leading up to the draft there was plenty of...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 16, 2018

Hear Me Out...Father's Day

My father, Pete Kuhn, passed away in a mining accident on Oct. 31, 2017. I know, a downer way to start the column but hang with me. This will be the first Father's Day I don't give him a call or...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 9, 2018

Hear Me Out...Getting a jump on the LeBron sweepstakes

Thank goodness for the NBA. If it weren’t for the NBA, today’s column would be about the NFL and their masochist approach to solving problems. Players’ kneeling during the anthem was dead and about to be buried with other NFL controversies...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 2, 2018

Hear me out...A wild week in the NBA

The NBA kicked off this week with three-straight days of headline news then had a wild Game 1 of the NBA. Sunday LeBron James made his eighth consecutive NBA Finals, Monday the Warriors showed why they're an all-time great team and Tuesday...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 19, 2018

Hear me out...Some good news just can't wait

I like to take a break from the column during the postseasons for the fall, winter and spring high school sports but on special occasions like what happened this week, a column is needed. For most of us, whether you’re a Republican, Democrat or...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 5, 2018

Hear me out...Times are a changin'

Most people despise change and it doesn't take a song from the genius Bob Dylan to realize times are a changin'. (Truly, Bob Dylan is a genius because when you have a voice like that of a dog chew...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    April 28, 2018

Hear me out...Column sampler

Usually, when I can't think of a topic for the week's column, I bust out the column buffet where I touch on a few topics going on in the world of sports. But I'm going to be honest, this week there...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    April 21, 2018

Hear me out...The State of Wyoming vs. the Cleveland Browns

I hate to brag, but I saw "Rampage" last weekend, and surprisingly I liked it. The movie wasn't particularly good but for what it is, a fun over-the-top action film, it hits the spot. As one would...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    April 14, 2018

Hear me out...The toughest golfer in the world and NBA Playoffs talk

I know winning the Master's was an incredible achievement for Patrick Reed last weekend. But Reed slipping on the green jacket was the second most impressive highlight at Augusta National, the first...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    April 7, 2018

Hear me out...A super bold prediction on what happens next with college basketball

The college basketball season came to an end on Monday with the Villanova Wildcats raising the trophy. I for one was happy that ‘Nova won, not because of the “At least we lost to the champs” defense but that their 18 3-pointers against my...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    March 31, 2018

Hear me out...

The sneaky good part about one of the best stretches in sports By ALEX KUHN Sports Editor From March to the end of April is one of the best times on the sports calendar. There's the NCAA tournament...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    March 24, 2018

Hear me out...Is college basketball dead?

After a wild first and second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament, there's been some handwringing over the state of college basketball. We finally had a 16-seed drop a 1-seed (I feel bad...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    March 17, 2018

Hear me out...Return from the winter sabbatical

It’s been awhile since my last column and a lot has happened while I’ve been away on my winter sports postseason sabbatical. - The NFL has turned into the NBA with trades flying around left and right and the Cleveland Browns might actually be...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    February 10, 2018

Hear me out...What to talk about, what to talk about

Since last Saturday the sports world has had plenty of buzz and entertaining stories flying around. Picking one for this week’s column is tough and I’m not feeling a column buffet this week, per se. So it comes down to finding one good story to...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    February 3, 2018

Hear me out...The most prestigious sports film awards

Awards season for the motions pictures is in full swing and last week the Oscar nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced. Disappointingly, there wasn’t a ton of backlash to the nominations. Usually, you have a bunch of people up in...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    January 27, 2018

Hear me out...The most courageous 2018 NFL Super Bowl prediction

Football is dead to me. Life is meaningless. All there is to existence is the forsaken black abyss. That clinically depressed donkey from "Winnie the Pooh" nailed the human experience. ... ... ......

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    January 20, 2018

Hear me out...The most courageous 2018 NFL Championship predictions

The Divisional round started with a dud but after that, the games got better and better, until bang, we were given one of the craziest, is this real life, plays in NFL playoff history. When Blake Bort...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    January 13, 2018

Hear me out...The most courageous 2018 NFL Divisional predictions

The most courageous 2018 NFL Divisional predictions By ALEX KUHN Sports Editor Andy Reid didn't go crazy, Andy Reid went Andy Reid! I changed up Chris Rock's joke from his "Never Scared" album but it...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    January 6, 2018

Hear me out...The most courageous 2018 NFL Wildcard predictions

The NFL playoffs are upon us and while every media outlet is giving boring bold predictions for the Wildcard round, only at the Northern Wyoming Daily News will you find the most courageous playoff...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    December 23, 2017

Hear me out...Column Buffet: NFL Edition

Originally, this week's column was going to be a deep dive into the NFL ratings. I had a week's worth of research ready to go, but all of that went out the window because so much has happened over...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    December 9, 2017

Hear me out...Life's three guarantees: death, taxes and LaVar Ball pulling publicity stunts

Benjamin Franklin is often credited with creating the idiom nothing is certain except death and taxes. While true that Franklin wrote, "Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance t...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    November 25, 2017

Hear me out...Column buffet: Thanksgiving edition

As we all recover from our food comas, I thought this would be the perfect time to bust out the column buffet with the added wrinkle of a few thoughts on the Thanksgiving Day spread. Wasting little...

 

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