Sports Column: The case for silence

JOHN GALLAGHER SPORTS EDITOR There’s a good reason why Mozart is never selected to supplement an NBA Playoffs commercial. The construct of any high-profile sporting event often hinges on hype, on lowered lights and booming voices, pyrotechnics and ankle-breaking maneuverability.…

Sports Column: Just go through Him

JOHN GALLAGHER SPORTS EDITOR New men’s tennis conditioning coach John Chatlak has a no-nonsense strategy for your next putaway volley. “Just go through him.” Really, the strategy is a widely-employed one, manifested in most mainstream sports, largely for the purpose…