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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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Book Review: French Revolutions

French Revolutions:  Cycling The Tour De France, by Tim Moore If you are familiar with this author, others like him, there is a familiar sense about this book.  A middle-aged sportswriter decides on some loony challenge and manages to secure … Continue reading

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The 2017 Gold Cup: Halftime Report

As previously noted [1], right now the 2017 Gold Cup is playing, and as might be expected, this entry is for those who are at least casual soccer fans [2].  We are at the halfway point in the competition now, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Courage To Soar

Courage To Soar:  A Body In Motion, A Life In Balance, by Simone Biles with Michelle Burford [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book manages to combine two … Continue reading

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Book Review: After The Cheering Stops

After The Cheering Stops:  An NFL Wife’s Story Of Concussions, Loss, And The Faith That Saw Her Through, by Cyndy Feasel with Mike Yorkey [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tour De France

Tour De France:  The History, The Legend, The Riders, by Graeme Fife I feel somewhat conflicted about this book after having read it.  Much depends on the person behind the book, as there are at least a couple of ways … Continue reading

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Book Review: It’s Not About The Bike

It’s Not About The Bike:  My Journey Back To Life, by Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins If one knows the scandalous last few years of Lance Armstrong’s life, with the breakdown of his marriage due to his adultery and the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Quidditch Through The Ages

Quidditch Through The Ages, by Kennilworthy Whisp (J.K. Rowling) Anyone reading this book should be a fan of Harry Potter [1].  It may be unnecessary to say that for most readers, as Quidditch is an imaginary sport from that particular … Continue reading

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Book Review: Greater Than Gold

Greater Than Gold:  From Olympic Heartbreak To Ultimate Redemption, by David Boudia with Tim Ellsworth [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishers in exchange for an honest review.] There is a great deal of tension … Continue reading

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The College Football Power Conference That History Forgot

While randomly looking up sports articles, as I am wont to do from time to time, I came across the unbelievable story of a team with a chain of victories likely to be unequaled for all time. The Sewanee (now … Continue reading

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