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Pop Quiz

Dave in Brighton August 14, 2008 2

Those new suits the swimmers are wearing at the Olympics are giving me fits. No, I’m not angry that so many records are being broken, but rather that I can’t figure out if I’m

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No Lead is Safe

Dave in Brighton August 13, 2008 1

The Red Sox scored 10 runs in the first inning against Texas Rangers starter Scott Feldman last night at Fenway Park in Boston. David Ortiz, rested from a day off Monday, had two three-run

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Wait — there are swimmers besides Michael Phelps?

Dave in Brighton August 12, 2008 0

It’s hard to believe, I know, but there’s an inspiring story from the U.S. swim team that does not involve the juggernaut that is Michael Phelps (or the retired juggernaut that is Mark Spitz).

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You Can’t Believe Your Eyes

Dave in Brighton August 12, 2008 0

Remember those giant firework footprints that were part of Friday’s opening ceremonies at the Olympics? There were 29 of them, one for each Olympiad, making their way across Beijing and to the National Stadium.

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The Audacity of Dope

Dave in Brighton August 11, 2008 0

Well, that was fast. It only took four days for the first doping scandal of the Olympics to emerge. And — surprise! — it involves cycling. Spanish rider Maria Isabel Moreno failed a test

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