Category Archives: Sports

Sacrificial Bam

Bam Adebayo played close to the basket the one year he spent with the University of Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team. He did not attempt a single shot from 3-point range. However, in his workouts leading up to tonight’s NBA … Continue reading

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Seat of Humility

Mike Brown was hired as an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors after last season’s NBA playoffs. When head coach Steve Kerr became unable to perform his duties as he battled extreme back pain, Brown took over the head … Continue reading

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There’s Something About That Name

The studio commentators covering the NBA Playoffs for TNT have been using comments they receive from viewers via Twitter to spark some witty conversations. Before the Monday, May 15 Game 7 between Boston and Washington, one viewer comment started off … Continue reading

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Classy Response

Outfielder Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles was on the receiving end of some mean-spirited racial taunting at the hands of some of the Boston Red Sox fans during a game at Fenway Park Monday night. After the game Jones spoke … Continue reading

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Encouraging Gesture

Jackie Robinson was the first black person to play major league baseball. While breaking baseball’s color barrier, he faced jeering crowds in every stadium. While playing one day in his home stadium in Brooklyn, be committed an error. His own … Continue reading

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Trading Places

My cousin paid $3,000 for Super Bowl tickets several months ago, not realizing that his planned trip to the big game would conflict with his wedding day. Now he is scrambling to find someone to take his place. If anyone … Continue reading

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Occasional Bad Miss

Carmelo Anthony took an uncontested shot from five feet away from the basket in the first quarter of last night’s game between the New York Knicks and the Washington Wizards. Anthony, usually a reliable offensive player, shot an air ball. … Continue reading

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Still Competitive

Frenchman Robert Marchand recently set a new world record in his age group for bicycling the greatest distance in an hour. His age group? 105 and over. Marchand doesn’t have much (any!?) competition in that age group. And the fact … Continue reading

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Excellent Shot!

A man who wanted to learn how to play golf hired a golf pro to teach him the game. The pro thought that the best way to learn would be to go out on the course and actually begin to … Continue reading

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Choose Carefully

Danny Clark is a highly regarded quarterback from Akron, Ohio. Clark, a 6-foot-4, 230 pound high school senior, grew up rooting for the Ohio State Buckeyes. He was elated when the Buckeyes recruited him, and he committed to Ohio State … Continue reading

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