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Stanley Cup Finals

May 31st, 2016 · No Comments · Firefly, hockey, Serenity, sports, tv

As I have mentioned elsewhere, there tends to be two kinds of fans rooting for their favorite team in the playoffs when that team loses. One type hopes the team they lost to wins the Championship The reason is that a case could be made that their team, their favorite team, which lost to the […]

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What I Learned From The World Cup

June 20th, 2014 · No Comments · sports

We were in Hilton Head visiting Ellen’s parents when the US played Ghana. We were able to see the first US goal which was very exciting (and unexpected), scored in the first 35 seconds of the match. Around half-time we went out to dinner (I guess illustrating that we are interested but not fanatic soccer […]

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Sometimes News Stories Aren’t

June 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · globalization, sports

Most days I spend an hour or so in the morning reading news stories. Some days when I do so, I get the feeling I have moved into a land of satire, this morning was one of those days. It started with an article about two 12-year-old girls in Waukesha, WI, who stabbed a 12-year […]

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Avoiding the Super/Puppy/Ad Bowl

February 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · amarc, hockey, sports

Perhaps it is only because we do not host or go to any Superbowl parties. However, we are here today with my annual not-watching the Superbowl game day. My normal activity for the day is to go to a Washington Capitals game, they typically play early on the day the Superbowl is held and today […]

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