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A Big, Big Day

Today is a big, big day for my wife, Marlene, and I as we celebrate our wedding anniversary. Saturday, however, was a big, big day for Los Angeles Angels rookie first baseman, C. J. Cron. Cron, whose dad had briefly played for the Halos in the 1990s, had been called up fro the minors because…

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The Impossible

We are now on the threshold of the first round of March Madness, and in a very few days people across the country will be looking at their brackets, scratching their heads, and asking, “Why did I pick them?” Always, someone picks a #16 seed to beat a #1 seed—but, coming into this year, #16…

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A Sure Thing

Last Friday, the Los Angeles Angels played their opening game in the Cactus League exhibition season, defeating the Chicago Cubs 15-3. Superstar outfielder Mike Trout led the Halos’ attack with a grand slam and a total of 5 RBI, which should encourage Angels fans everywhere—especially considering the question marks surrounding the team’s upcoming season. With…

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Swan Song

With tonight’s BCS national championship game between Florida State and Auburn comes the end of an era. Throughout the time the BCS (Bowl Championship Series) has been in operation, it has been vilified, hated, and heavily criticized. Part of the problem were the teams being left out of the highly lucrative BCS bowls who felt they…

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Hot Stove Hopes

You could make a very strong case that, for baseball fans, the hot stove season is almost as much fun as the actual baseball season itself! Watching the trades, free-agent signings, and rising prospects from teams’ farm systems is a fascinating thing, as rosters are reshaped by general managers with one eye on the World…

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Big Questions

The golf world watched the Women’s British Open from St. Andrews in Scotland this past weekend with two questions on their minds. First, would South Korean Inbee Park, who has already captured three major championships this year, be able to become the first professional golfer in history to win four majors in one year? Second,…

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Tragedy Strikes

Last Wednesday night was a painful time for NASCAR fans as word began to circulate throughout the sports media that long-time driver Jason Leffler had been killed in a crash while racing on a dirt track in New Jersey. The 37-year-old Leffler had become a fixture in NASCAR’s Nationwide series, having spent his early years…

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The End of the Journey

Tonight, the college basketball season will come to an end. In the Final Four, Michigan survived a scare from Syracuse and Louisville barely escaped being shocked by the Wichita State Shockers. Now the Wolverines and Cardinals will face off in the Georgia Dome for the national championship—and for both teams, it is the end of…

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Impressive

I am not much of an NBA fan, but I have to say it has been hard to not get caught up in the two recent winning streaks in the NBA. The Miami Heat have now established the second-longest winning streak in NBA history. They have eclipsed the previous second-longest of 22 games by reaching…

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The Greatest Gift

As a kid growing up, I was one child in a very large family. This meant that, of necessity, Christmas giving was sometimes a little bit thin. One year, I got a dictionary. Another year, I got clothes. As a child, it was sometimes hard for me to get excited about Christmas presents like that,…

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