Victor Wishna

Victor Wishna is a contributing author and commentator for Up to Date.

One of the most anticipated and widely watched sporting events of the year is happening right now—and it isn’t a championship game or a playoff series or a competition of any kind.

Image courtesy of the book "Matzo Balls & Baseballs" by Dave Cohen

Tonight, once again, families throughout Kansas City will gather together and reflect on a simple question: “Why is this night different?”

A Fan's Notes: The Madness of March

Mar 8, 2012
A new report says five former players and recruits say McGee paid for strippers at on-campus parties.

In just a few days the field of the NCAA basketball tournament will be set and March Madness will begin in earnest.

In the latest installment of "A Fan's Notes," Victor Wishna looks for a method in the madness and finds that the road to the Final Four is paved with poetic intentions:

The nominations have all been announced and the Academy Awards are almost here. As any sports fan knows, the thrill of athletic competition is the stuff dreams--and movies--are often made of.

Writer and sports commentator Victor Wishna greeted this week's news of the Kansas City Chiefs' interim-become-permanent coach the way many others did: with a tribute to The Bard of Avon.

It’s long since been commonplace for presidents to flaunt their inner sports fan…to joke about their golf game, invite championship teams to the Rose Garden, or toss out that ceremonial first pitch.

But perhaps, says "A Fan's Notes" commentator Victor Wishna, politicians - including the President and Congress - should pay more attention to sportsmanship.

Kansas City, MO –

Sports blogger Victor Wishna of ArrowheadAddict.com joined Up to Date to read his version of Poe's "The Raven" as a rallying cry on the eve of the Chief's Sunday playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens.

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