The FadeAway Returns!

Deon and I are still rolling along! Thrilled to share that we’ve posted two more episodes of our, The FadeAway with Deon Thomas and Eric Schmidt. We promise not to be ALL Illini ALL the time, but yes, these are two more Illini-centric episodes. The first one is with Nancy Fahey, the new Women’s Basketball Coach at the University of Illinois. She’s had an incredible … Continue reading The FadeAway Returns!

Launching the FadeAway!

It’s been a long time of planning and coordinating schedules, but I’m happy to announce I’m partnering with Illini basketball legend Deon Thomas on a podcast. “The FadeAway with Deon Thomas and Eric Schmidt” is officially online, starting with two episodes. The first one helps reacquaint us with Deon and what he’s done post-Illinois. He’ll catch us up with his long, and successful, overseas career, … Continue reading Launching the FadeAway!

Don’t Forget the Gum!

My little guy has really started to love baseball this year so it’s become a fun bonding experience for us.  Sometimes it’s playing “The Show” on the PlayStation, watching the Cubs, coaching his team, or simply playing catch outside.  Since I still play a little, he’s now old enough to bring to my games and I don’t have to worry about his attention span and … Continue reading Don’t Forget the Gum!