Category Archives: Sports

Wear Your Helmet!

Kyle McAleer was sitting with family and friends under the scoreboard at Wrigley Field on July 24, when the Cubs hosted the Diamondbacks. After the bottom of the fifth inning, Kyle was injured when a piece of the scoreboard fell … Continue reading

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Not the Easy Way

Chipper Jones was recently inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame. Jones piled up a lot of impressive statistics in his career, but this one really stands out. The switch-hitting slugger batted for a .303 average as a left-handed hitter and … Continue reading

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A Leader’s Attitude

Pictures of LeBron James reacting to what happened in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ opening game of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors have gone viral, much to LeBron’s dismay. The Cavs had … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Picked Off!

Terry Mulholland, a left-handed pitcher for the Seattle Mariners in the 1990s, had one of the best pickoff moves in baseball. Over a period of 5 years, only 6 runners were successful in stealing a base off Mulholland. His pitching … Continue reading

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Appreciating Mom

Major league baseball player Stephen Piscotty’s mother Gretchen was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease) last spring. Stephen took a leave of absence from the St. Louis Cardinals on May 26, 2017, so that he could be with … Continue reading

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Room for Improvement

Here’s a quote from Dave Bristol, manager of the Milwaukee Braves baseball team in 1972—“There’ll be two buses leaving the hotel for the ball park tomorrow. The 2 o’clock bus will be for those of you who need a little … Continue reading

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Serving Your Purpose

Ed Lorenz, 69, bowled a perfect game in Portage, Michigan in 2005. Shortly after he rolled the 300 game, Lorenz clutched his chest and fell over. Efforts to revive him failed. One of Ed’s friends said, “If he could have … Continue reading

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Tough Course!

A golfer once carefully lined up his tee shot, took a mighty swing, and missed the ball completely. Collecting himself, he approached the ball again, and took another swing, but missed again. A third time he approached the ball, determined … Continue reading

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Powerful!

This past offseason the New York Yankees acquired power hitter Giancarlo Stanton in a trade. Stanton led the major leagues last season when he blasted 59 home runs for the Florida Marlins. Stanton will beef up an already powerful Yankee … Continue reading

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Now That’s Productive!

Playing baseball for Southern California a few years ago, Bill Peavey homered twice in one game. The second home run landed on a golf course and rolled onto a green and into the cup! A home run and a hole-in-one … Continue reading

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