Category Archives: Sports

Of Note, Oct. 2, 2017

  Highs and Lows Observed The Las Vegas shooting was such base, mind-blowing, and as yet unexplained, barbarity. Not that there can be an explanation for such horrid evil. What deep sadness. We speak often of God’s love, for good … Continue reading

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Wherever I moved, there was always baseball. Now, it’s Chicago.

As I’m working on some other projects, I’m watching a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Oakland A’s.  Neither team’s pitcher has much control, and its already 4-3 in the 5th.  I’m rooting for the Sox, although … Continue reading

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Super Bowl 2011: Good Commercials, Average Game, and an Embarrassing National Anthem

The Game It looked like the game was going the way of so many Super Bowl blowouts, but Pittsburgh dug in and made it close. These were two very good, solid teams, but it would have felt more like classic … Continue reading

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Americans. Chapter 2 now posted

I’ve posted the second weekly installment of Americans (the novel).   The World Series, a beautiful woman, politics.  A good start, don’t you think? 2. Jamie Bryant. The World Series.

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Goodness: hockey crowd rescues 8-year old anthemist

Goodness overcomes.

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The Red Sox now have more lefties in their lineup than MSNBC

Quote of the day, from Colin Cowheard on ESPN radio: “The Red Sox now have more lefties in their lineup than MSNBC.”

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To veterans on their day: we honor you for your service

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It’s one of the sad days of the year: the day after the baseball season ends

A few reflections on the end of the season and the World Series: It’s one of the sad days of the year: the day after the baseball season ends. Note: my wife does not agree with this sentiment. In fact, … Continue reading

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Once in a red moon: Rangers another World Series longshot

On the eve of the 2010 World Series, I re-post below my response to the Boston Red Sox’ long-awaited victory in the 2004 Fall Classic.  The Texas Rangers have never won the championship–either in their original incarnation as the Washington … Continue reading

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Look what happened on October 22: This date in history (a lot of interesting events)

1997     Coldest World Series game Marlins vs Cleveland (38 degrees F);  game is also 2nd longest 9 inning World Series game (4:12) as Marlins and Indians were tied 7-7 going into the 9th, Mariners win 14-11 1997     New … Continue reading

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