Category Archives: Sports

Get Ben In

How do memes start?  Sometimes it is worthwhile to start at the end and move backwards.  Above is a picture of me wearing a t-shirt that I bought from someone who was quite cleverly profiting off of a book that … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For A Jane Austen Fantasy Draft

While I was chatting with my mum and one of my cousins yesterday evening, I pondered how it would be a wonderful thing if one could have fantasy leagues for Jane Austen characters similar to what one does for athletes … Continue reading

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Book Review: Walk On

Walk On:  From Pee Wee Dropout To The NFL Sidelines–My Unlikely Story Of Football, Purpose, And Following An Amazing God, by Ben Malcolmson with Patti McCord [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Multnomah WaterBrook Press.  All thoughts … Continue reading

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Pointless Arguments: 6/19/2018

As I was browsing my twitter feed earlier today, I saw that someone had posted an affirmative type of post that said that with growing maturity one argues less over pointless things.  There are, to be sure, many arguments, and … Continue reading

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World Cup 2018: How Much More Motivation Do You Need?

As someone who pays attention to soccer [1], it was both amusing and irritating for me to read recently that some unnamed players for the USA national soccer team claimed that the team did not do as well as it … Continue reading

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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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