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People will come Ray. The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the … Continue reading

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Now batting, Number Two, Derek Jeter, Number Two

Derek Jeter jogs off the field towards the Yankees dugout. He approaches the first base line then slows to a stop.   The white stripe is the same as ever. A smooth even barrier, from fair territory to foul, from … Continue reading

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Bubbi

There is a wonderful story in the Harry Potter books by JK Rowling about the brothers Peverell, who each received a gift from Death himself. The first brother received the strongest wand in the world, capable of defeating all challengers. … Continue reading

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Aftermath… Thank You

From 9 PM on Monday night until 7 PM on Friday night, I was without power because of Hurricane Sandy. On the grand spectrum of the storm, I was barely affected. Believe me, I am incredibly lucky and happy about … Continue reading

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From αθλητισμός to Sports

The 2012 Summer Olympics ended last night, with a fun closing ceremonies. The Spice Girls reunited, the Who performed and Russell Brand infuriated thousands with his rendition of I Am the Walrus. But what I was looking forward to was … Continue reading

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A Song of Balls and Strikes

Quick quiz: is the quote “You know nothing…” from: a) Listeners calling in to the Mike Francesa radio show referring to Brian Cashman b) Every Boston fan speaking to any other fan c) Wildling Ygritte playing a mind game on … Continue reading

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Pinstriped Avengers

If you haven’t seen the new Avengers movie, minimize this window, put on your pants, find a convenient friend/colleague/hobo and go watch it. It is amazing. I am not a comic book nerd at all but I loved it. Me … Continue reading

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