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Close Calls, Close Words and Clothes Mullets

Justin August 30, 2011 0

There was a quake on Tuesday and a hurricane on Sunday. Wow. On behalf of all of us, I’d like to say, FUCK YOU, EARTH. There are a few things no one likes to

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Of Life, Death and Baseball Gloves

Justin August 25, 2011 2

I have no memory of ever seeing Mike Flanagan pitch. He won his Cy Young award when I was a year old. His Orioles team won the 1983 World Series, when I was 5.

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Samberg As Sampras, et al

Justin August 24, 2011 0

The US Open starts Monday.  No one cares. The NY Times knows that. That’s why they signed up SNL star Andy Samberg to re-enact some of the great tennis stars of the past. It’s

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Ballad Of A Thin Man

Justin August 23, 2011 0

A few weeks ago, New York Magazine mysteriously began arriving at my house. I never signed up for it, I never paid for it and, as far as I can tell, no one got

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Biz Markie Is Rolling In His Grave (Except He Isn’t Dead)

Justin August 22, 2011 0

Did you know they release trailers for commercials now? Kevin Youkilis is in an upcoming ad for Herb Chambers, a chain of car dealerships in Massachusetts. He sings. I think his goatee makes him

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A Bad Sport, A Bad Pitcher and A Great Sandwich Recipe

Justin August 22, 2011 0

It’s college football preview issue week! I don’t like college football. Sports Illustrated put out a series of regional covers this week. Stanford, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and the one I received, Alabama. How am I in

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These NFL fans are in mid-season form

King Ing August 22, 2011 0

The NFL is back and so are the drunk idiots that have nothing better to do than fight fans rooting for the opposing team. Check out this brawl at the Raiders – 49ers game

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LLWS pitcher takes a line drive to the face

King Ing August 19, 2011 0

This is exactly the reason why I didn’t pitch in Little League. Line drives coming right back to hit me in the face. That and I have a noodle for an arm. Have to

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Philadelphia Phillies “Summertime” Anthem

King Ing August 19, 2011 2

Ever wonder what a Philadelphia Phillies song over Will Smith’s “Summertime” instrumental would sound like? Well wonder no more. Straight out of suburban Philly, B.K. does the honors and laces us with this gem.

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Georgetown and Chinese basketball team fight video

King Ing August 18, 2011 0

What was supposed to be a goodwill tour for the Georgetown basketball team turned into a nightmare in their exhibition game with the Bayi Rockets. A game littered with hard fouls finally turned into

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