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Play ball!: baseball season begins

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Nothing says “spring is here” like the start of the baseball season. And this past weekend marked the beginning of Little League baseball in our town, like thousands across the country.  Major League Baseball inaugurated its 2010 season last week, but for me, baseball season is as much about the kids and the wider social […]

Classic March Madness final

(Video: Duke-Butler NCAA basketball final) Last night’s NCAA basketball final between Duke and Butler was one of the best, coming down to a last-second desperation shot from Butler’s Gordon Hayward (shown in the video) that would have been a storybook ending to his team’s Cinderella run – if it went in.  Both teams put on a great show. Duke, a traditional […]

March Madness!

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Pictured above: Syracuse’s Wesley Johnson March Madness is here! The NCAA college basketball tournament has to be one of the most exciting sports times of the year. It’s also a time when employers generally look the other way as employees fill in their brackets in office betting pools. Apparently, the US economy will lose $1.8 billion in lost […]

Tiger Woods is a golfer. Let him golf

Tiger Woods has announced that he will return to golf at the Masters in April. This has led a number of commentators to question his decision. Mike Walker at says the Masters is “sports at its best” while the Tiger saga is “sports at its worst”, and the Masters is likely to suffer from the circus surrounding Woods. Michael […]

What a way to end the Olympics

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Yesterday’s USA-Canada gold medal hockey game was one of the most exciting games I’ve ever watched. After the USA incredibly scored with 24 seconds remaining to send the game into overtime, I thought the USA had destiny on its side, but no. Canada, from coast to coast, went wild after winning, and deservedly so. I’m just like […]

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