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Just When I Thought I Was Out, Racism Pulled Me Back In

Yesterday, I wrote my regular article for a Manchester United online fanzine called Stretty News. The name comes from the famous Stretford End stand behind the west goal, facing the eponymous neighborhood on whose edge United’s home stadium, Old Trafford, sits.  1,305 more words

Everybody Has One (what I'm Complaining About Now)

Remembering The First ABC Monday Night Football Game

Today marks the 46th anniversary of the first N.F.L. Monday night game in the still existent A.B.C./Disney package.

In that tilt on September 21, 1970, the Cleveland Browns, now the Baltimore Ravens, though NFL records say otherwise, defeated the New York Jets (31-21). 127 more words

By Authority Of The NFL

I’ve never been a big fan of Mike Tirico’s work, but I have to admit that a recent decision by the NFL regarding who broadcasts their games gave the Syracuse grad a lot of garden hose up his keister, without benefit of lubricant. 255 more words


Ramblin' 8/2/16

I went to the dentist, today, for my regular cleaning, x-rays, etc. All is well. It really helps when you have a hygienist that is gentle, swift, and conversant. 728 more words


Paul Sorvino: "'The Making of a Don' is atavistic, primitive, and oh so hard to put down."

NEW YORK — Sunbury Press has released The Making of a Don, Charles Ursitti’s fictionalized account of the rise of a Mafia boss in New York’s Little Italy decades ago. 690 more words

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Conflict Of Interest At Wimbledon?

Yesterday, I watched the men’s final of the Wimbledon tennis tournament, with Andy Murray once again reigning supreme as he did in 2013. This time, Milos Raonic of Canada was the victim in straight but tough sets, 6-4, 7-6, 7-6. 273 more words


My 100th Post!!

I’m so glad I started blogging and cannot believe I have written so many blogs already. Honestly when I started blogging I wasn’t sure I would even get any followers and I wasn’t sure whether I would actually continue blogging either but I’m so happy that I did keep blogging because writing a new post is usually the most fun part of my day. 298 more words