Category Archives: Sports

Chance to Produce

If you haven’t heard, the spring college sports season has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. This has caused a lot of sadness on the part of sports fans, but the decision was necessary because of health concerns. The … Continue reading

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Worthy

Cal Ripken Jr. is the Iron Man of baseball. On September 6, 1995, he broke the major league record held by Lou Gehrig of 2,130 consecutive games played. Of course there were times when the streak was in danger. In … Continue reading

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Testing

Bradley Beal is having a really good year for the Washington Wizards. The star guard is averaging 30.1 points and 6.0 assists per game. Beal recently scored over 50 points on consecutive nights, the first time any NBA player has … Continue reading

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Stealing Signs

Last Saturday the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals met in West Palm Beach, Florida for a spring training game. It was the Astros’ first appearance on the field since their sign-stealing scandal that rocked the baseball world. Several fans … Continue reading

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Tribute

The world is dealing with the shock of the death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant. The retired Los Angeles Laker perished in a helicopter crash earlier today at the age of 41. Many people are deeply affected by the passing … Continue reading

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Bury Him Where?

The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team plays against Utah in Las Vegas tonight. Looking forward to the game, someone dug up a quote from former Utah coach Rick Majerus, who passed away seven years ago. Majerus, who was 0-6 … Continue reading

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Willing Sacrifice

I heard a great quote about the participants in the annual Army/Navy football game. This statement was made by John Trainor, a police captain in New Jersey, and the father of Cadet running back John Trainor. He said, “It’s the … Continue reading

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Lack of Effort

On Thursday, October 3, Ronald Acuna Jr. hit a towering drive to right field in the seventh inning of the opening game of the National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and the St. Louis Cardinals. Instead of hustling … Continue reading

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Bigger Picture

One of the classic baseball television shots comes from the 1975 World Series, in which NBC captured Carlton Fisk, jumping up and down, waving his arms, trying to coax his hit to stay fair. It did—for a home run. The … Continue reading

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We Know the Words

Devoted St. Louis Blues fans gathered at the Enterprise Center to watch their beloved team on the big screen as they played in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday night. A glitch in the video system caused the … Continue reading

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