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Let’s Have Fun With “Those Guys Have All The Fun”

Let’s Have Fun With “Those Guys Have All The Fun”

Justin May 23, 2011 0

I’ve been struggling for a couple of days to put into words just how excited I am about reading the ESPN oral history, “Those Guys Have All The Fun.”  I think I’ve finally figured

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You Will Never Find A More Wretched Hive of Scum and Villainy

You Will Never Find A More Wretched Hive of Scum and Villainy

Justin April 13, 2011 1

We’re  going right back to the well today. Yesterday, we presented a list of sports figures with names that sounded like they could have been Civil War Generals. Today, in honor of the beginning

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Happy Anniversary Fractured Nation

Happy Anniversary Fractured Nation

Justin April 12, 2011 0

Today is the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War.  I know very little about the Civil War. Somehow, I never learned about it in school. History class seemed to go up

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The Crackle Wonders: Jimmy Breslin

The Crackle Wonders: Jimmy Breslin

Justin March 18, 2011 0

Jimmy Breslin is one of the living legends of journalism. So, when I was presented with the opportunity to speak with him, obviously, I jumped at it. He’s written a book about the life

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SHEEN HOP: The Winning Mashup

SHEEN HOP: The Winning Mashup

King Ing March 9, 2011 0

DJ Steve Porter does it again, this time using everyones favorite train wreck Charlie Sheen. I STAY WINNING!

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The Crackle Wonders: Mike Shalin

The Crackle Wonders: Mike Shalin

Justin March 7, 2011 0

Mike Shalin has written a biography of Don Mattingly.  Here’s how that sentence sounds in my head: Mike Shalin has written a biography of DON MATTINGLY!!!!! Donnie Baseball was my childhood hero (and hasn’t

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I, Too, Like Some Healthy Mommas

I, Too, Like Some Healthy Mommas

Justin February 17, 2011 1

Decades after he retired, Walt Frazier may still be the coolest athlete of all time. He gave an interview to GQ, as part of the magazine’s “Guide to the New NBA Golden Age.” (It

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The Crackle Wonders: Bethlehem Shoals

The Crackle Wonders: Bethlehem Shoals

Justin February 9, 2011 1

Judging by the troubles I had filling out an 8 team  fantasy basketball league earlier this year, the NBA’s popularity is waning in some circles.  Well, I may have the cure.  FreeDarko’s The Undisputed

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In Which Our Hero Dubs The Next Great Star

In Which Our Hero Dubs The Next Great Star

Justin December 10, 2010 1

There’s an article in the New York Times today about professional athletes copywriting their nicknames or sayings. Darrelle Revis has a trademark on Revis Island and both TO and Ochocinco have various products with

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Here’s Something To Make Your Brain Explode

Here’s Something To Make Your Brain Explode

Justin July 14, 2010 5

Braves catcher Brian McCann was voted MVP of last night’s All Star game. McCann’s a career .291 hitter who averages about 90 RBI a season. Not bad, but certainly not someone you will sit

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