Anthony Fenech Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 AM EDT Jun 19, 2019 OMAHA, Neb. — A year ago, Jimmy Kerr was staying at the Hilton. The Michigan baseball team had just been eliminated from the Big Ten tournament by Ohio State, they weren’t making the NCAA tournament, and the worst season of Kerr’s college career was in the books. “I didn’t have a very good year at all,” he said. “Didn’t get a ton of playing time, hit pretty poorly.” After a solid sophomore year, Kerr went backward in almost every category as a junior, hitting .176 with one home run and four RBIs in 30 games. He was way too skinny, and his slugging percentage showed it. But still, U-M head coach Erik Bakich thought there was more in the tank — much more. And so well before his formal season-ending meetings with players began, he pulled Kerr aside after the season and gave him a choice. “I don’t recall exactly what I said and he probably … [Read more...] about How Michigan’s Jimmy Kerr had a huge turnaround at the plate
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PUBLISHED: 18:00 12 June 2019 Judy Rimmer Sliding fun at Aqua Park Suffolk - one of the ultimate days out this summer Picture: SPOTTYDOG COMMUNICATIONS Archant Looking for a great day out this summer? Here is the ultimate list of activities to try and places to go in 2019. Two participants hit the slide at Aqua Park Suffolk Picture: SPOTTYDOG COMMUNICATIONSOf course, there are also hundreds of other great choices - enough to keep you busy for many summers to come! Aqua Park Suffolk, Alton WaterThis eagerly-awaited attraction near Ipswich will be open seven days a week from Saturday, June 23. There will be 70 inflatable obstacles for visitors to tackle, together with family and friends. The floating park includes climbing walls, trampolines, slides and balance bars. This year there will be a mini-golf course and rowing boat hire, and new play areas and a campsite have recently opened. Last year the park was struck by an unexpected outbreak of blue-green … [Read more...] about Your guide to the ultimate 50 days out in Suffolk this summer
By Alix Martichoux, SFGATE Published 12:39 pm PDT, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 I tried to go about my day like Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square. Dorsey recently described his daily routine, which involves a whole lot of walking and not a lot of eating. See me struggle through it in the next few pictures. less I tried to go about my day like Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square. Dorsey recently described his daily routine, which involves a whole lot of walking and not a lot of eating. See me struggle through it in ... more Photo: Newspix / Getty Images Photo: Newspix / Getty Images Image 1 of / 35 Caption Close Image 1 of 35 I tried to go about my day like Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square. Dorsey recently described his daily routine, which involves a whole lot … [Read more...] about I tried to live like Jack Dorsey for a day. I immediately regretted it.
Once upon a time, two girls met at university and bonded over a love of fun, fashion and foreign travel. The last blossomed as the friendship grew, and spilt into summer holiday jobs in Greek bars, Alpine ski trips and Indian adventures. One of us married a pilot, and the other (me) built a career in journalism around it, giving us far-flung destinations aplenty to dissect with relish. With a fussiness only afforded to the unencumbered, we prided ourselves on exploring, adventuring and finding undiscovered bolt-holes at bargain prices. Until, that is, one of us (not me) had a baby, and I was unceremoniously banned from discussing my travels until I too had children and “understood” the kind of holiday resorts my friend was now seeking out. The kind of places where the luxury is comfortable, accessible and unintimidating, the entertainment is spoon-fed, and where it is, by and large, always sunny. The kind of places where nothing is allowed to get in the … [Read more...] about How becoming a parent took me from adventure travel to all-inclusive
Even though I routinely tell people to keep an open mind when planning trips and to not let preconceptions color their thoughts, I’m guilty of doing just that fairly often. As a result, I’ve missed out on some great places to visit but I’m trying to correct that character flaw and plan trips to some spots I hadn’t thought about before. That’s one reason of many that I was excited when the fine folks over at Visit Myrtle Beach approached me about putting together a trip. I honestly hadn’t thought about visiting before but, after a little research, I quickly realized that there is a lot to experience. Over three days I managed to do a lot and today I want to share the experiences that I enjoyed most and which I think will form the core of any fun trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Laid back living Spending a week or two in Myrtle Beach is common for most people on vacation, and the hotels and rental properties are geared towards a longer stay. Even … [Read more...] about Planning a Fun Myrtle Beach Getaway in 6 Steps