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At 5-foot-6, Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros is one of the shortest players to ever play major league baseball. However, Altuve showed up big in Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox this … Continue reading

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A Person’s Worth

Soccer star Neymar has just become the most expensive player in the history of the sport. A blockbuster deal that was completed Thursday sent Neymar from the Barcelona team to Paris Saint-Germain. The cost of the transfer? A mere $262 … Continue reading

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Carry on the Tradition

The upcoming football season at a middle school in Green Bay, Wisconsin, has been cancelled because the school can’t find any coaches. Ironically, the school is named after legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi. Administrators at Lombardi Middle School … Continue reading

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Stability at the Top

In a recent sports story he wrote for the Lexington-Herald Leader, Mark Story documented the recent decline in athletic achievements for the University of Tennessee. Story attributes this slide to the instability in the positions of head coach for the … Continue reading

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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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