Category Archives: Sports

Wherefore The Tank

In writing this, I feel it is worthwhile to comment at the outset that I am not referring to the tank in its role as a key aspect of armored military technology, but rather in terms of the tank job … Continue reading

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The Athlete’s Dilemma

In game theory there is a classic game known as the prisoner’s dilemma where two people are faced with the choice of cooperating or defecting. The classic form of the game is a one-round game where both parties cooperating is … Continue reading

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Book Review: 24: Life Stories And Lessons From The Say Hey Kid

Life Stories And Lessons From The Say Hey Kid, by Willie Mays And John Shea One of the counterarguments to the past being better than the present, which is true in many respects, is the stupidity of nicknames like the … Continue reading

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On The Joys Of Bilaying

People often find it entertaining and unusual to hear that while I have never done any sort of rock climbing that I have done bilaying. This is not something that many people can say, but I suppose I am the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Walk, Run, Soar: A 52-Week Running Devotional

Walk, Run, Soar: A 52-Week Running Devotional, by Dorina Gilmore Young with Shawn Young [Note: This book was given free of charge by Bethany House books in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This … Continue reading

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On The Problem Of Content

Almost three decades ago American rock-and-roll singer/songwriter Bruce Springsteen made an entertaining song whose title, “52 Channels And Nothing On,” still makes me chuckle a good bit. It was obvious even in the past that the increase in the number … Continue reading

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Fitness Without Deception

It is no great mystery to those who know me that I am fond of sports although certainly not always sanguine about many of the elements that go into sports. Among the more notable aspects of many sports that will … Continue reading

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A Good Drive Spoiled

I do not want to give the impression that I do not like golf. To be sure, there are some people who are perhaps too fond of the sport, and still others who greatly dislike it and would make fun … Continue reading

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On The Power Of Habit: The CONCACAF Octogonal Of 2022

I do not tend to feel, personally, that I have the credibility to attack people for being creatures of habit. Every week, I go into the grocery store and buy basically the same food to eat at work for snacks … Continue reading

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What Makes A Bad Team Bad?

Often times we tend to want to think of success and look at how teams succeed and then do our best to mimic them.  That said, sometimes there is a great deal of worth in thinking about what makes a … Continue reading

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