Category Archives: Sports

Reflections On A Conversation Overheard In The Bathroom

As is sometimes the case, I was minding my own business this afternoon and came across a scene that inspired me to think poetically, and so I would like to share with you the following, along with an explanation of … Continue reading

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Profile Of A Bubble Team: Southern Cal (2018)

Update:  So yeah, USC is in the NIT, preparing to blast (we hope) UNC Asheville. A few years ago I wrote about one of my alma maters (the University of South Florida) as a bubble team in a particularly contentious … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hockey Saint

The Hockey Saint, by Howard Shapiro [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Net Gallery/Animal Media Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone born just outside of Pittsburgh, I have an interest in hockey even … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hockey Karma

Hockey Karma, by Howard Shapiro [Note:  I received this book free of charge from Net Gallery/Animal Media Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] For those readers who come to this book from the author’s previous work in the … Continue reading

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Olympic Athletes From Russia

If you are as fond of looking at the medal table for the Olympics as I am [1], you will notice a strange country appearing there:  Olympic Athletes From Russia.  You may ask yourself why Russia appears this way.  We … Continue reading

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What Your Conspiracies Say About You

For whatever reason, conspiracies are popular, something I have seldom been able to understand [1].  Rather than talk about conspiracies as such, or the way in which they are often inferred even when they may not actually exist, or the … Continue reading

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Rooting Interest

While eating dinner today I had the chance to watch the college playoff championship, which did not go as well as I would have hoped.  For a half, it looked like it was going to be a really good game, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Carry On

Carry On:  A Story Of Resilience, Redemption, And An Unlikely Family, by Lisa Fenn [Note:  This book was provided by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book is a companion volume to two ESPN movies … Continue reading

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Cracking The Code

Like many people, I enjoy laughing at an lolcow from time to time.  Tonight, for example, I amused myself by watching a video about Ryan Leaf, one of the worst ever players drafted in the NFL.  In 1998, it was … Continue reading

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Shut Up, You Talk Too Much

Over the past few months there has been an increasing trend for athletes to protest what they view as police brutality in various cities to protest during the singing of the National Anthem as some sort of political statement.  I … Continue reading

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