If it wasn’t for an error on a GPS, it’s possible that Emily Frederick wouldn’t have found herself in Rio for the Paralympics last fall. No, so she didn’t drive all the way down to Brazil on accident or anything like that. Frederick, an Alabama native who was born with dwarfism and stands 4-foot-1, needs special pedals to drive. When she was in high school and eager to get her license, her mother drove alone to a facility in Birmingham, Ala., called Lakeshore. There are two Lakeshores in Birmingham.
David Ortiz needs to be on television now that his baseball career has come to an end. Between the fact that he possesses a wonderful mind for the game and the fact that his personality is infectious, we need Big Papi on television as frequently as possible. This is a good start.