Tag Archives: Sports

On Being Thrown From A Cliff

I maintain that true stories are the best kinds of stories. This is a story about the time I was thrown from a cliff. A bit of background:   Back in 1964 Mr. Norman Miller was my 7th grade English … Continue reading

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Grammar, Your Slip Is Showing

Perhaps I was a bit fuzzy-headed this morning when I picked up the newspaper and glanced at this article and thought: “Now who the hell is this Polack?” The bold type reads: Malibu Open Waterski Festival. I read it as … Continue reading

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The Hoosiers

I’ve never been a huge sports fan – although I played some in my youth. I’ve never really followed professional sports as some men do. I just see it as another creaky branch of the entertainment industry. I’ve never been … Continue reading

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The Soccer Match

A long time ago when my son was a child I forbade him from ever attending a soccer game. My reasoning is quite simple. I’ve been reading the newspaper for over forty years now and soccer has always been associated … Continue reading

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XXX Olympics – An Opinion

As one who has had occasion in times past to put the shot, I find the Olympic Games both elitist and boring. Most of the children in the world haven’t got a pool to pee in much less the means … Continue reading

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