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Battle Of The Sexes

In 1973, Billie Jean King faced off against Bobby Riggs in a tennis match in Houston’s Astrodome. King was near the top of her game. Riggs was over the hill but still playing. 325 more words

Aircheck: "Speaking Of Everything", 3/13/1988

I’d really be remiss if I didn’t mention the passing of comedian Jerry Lewis last week at the age of 91. You see, I was born in Largo, Florida on the morning of September 6, 1971, which that year Labor Day. 338 more words

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Monday night baseball

Last night, while browsing Twitter, I stumbled upon this VHS recording of a telecast of a 1979 ABC Monday Night Baseball game between the Angels and the Redsox.   169 more words

Baseball

Why the new Battle of the Network Stars Makes Me Sad

A couple of weeks ago I was gifted with something I’d thought I’d wanted for years now. After being reminded a few years ago of the glory of  1,807 more words

Sports

March 25: Happy Birthday Aretha Franklin and Elton John

While we have some worthy names from the world of film and television with birthdays today, we have a pair of music legends who were essentially self-selecting choices as headliners. 1,440 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

Inauguration? Why not a day of service instead? ... PUYP goes Howard Cosell for a fund raiser ... litter saved from the brink ... and cleaner NC air

Disclaimer: I do not watch TV. I have a spiffy flat screen, but it has gathered dust without use in the past 18 months. There are better things to do with my time. 478 more words

Mike Francesa's "Slots" Predictions And My Comments

First a little more regarding the well paid incompetence of Mike Francesa then his predictions which I “warned” last week as the usual/favorites/chalk were not to be gone against, at least not with the intensity had it been the regular season and not the playoffs. 507 more words