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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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If There Is Still Some Fight In You

Throughout most of my athletic activities I have not covered myself in a great deal of personal glory.  One year, for example, I played on the second string Pittsburgh Posse basketball team, for which I was a backup point guard … Continue reading

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Part Of The Problem

It is a given that sports, just as the rest of our contemporary existence, seems hopelessly mired in corruption. The Miami Marlins (whose name recently was changed from the Florida Marlins, in recognition of the fact that there exists a … Continue reading

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Don’t Let It Go To Your Head

Recently a fellow named Derek Boogard died at the age of 30, of causes still unknown. It was his wish for his brain to be donated to research evidence of trauma, because as a hockey enforcer for the New York … Continue reading

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