Monthly Archives: May 2014

Too Hot To Handle: Recapping Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals

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I took notes on everything I was thinking throughout Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, so here are my summarized thoughts in some semblance of chronological order: Let’s start with what I was looking for heading into the game: … Continue reading

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The 2014 FIFA World Cup is fast approaching…and I love it!

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THE 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP IN BRAZIL IS DAYS AWAY The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil is now only a few days away, it seems like yesterday when we were glued to our televisions back in December for the … Continue reading

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An Array of Baseball Musings: News and Notes from Around MLB

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Let’s get to it: Minutes after falling to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Memorial Day 5-3 after another poor performance by the Mets bullpen, the New York Mets fired hitting coach Dave Hudgens. The 57-year old Hudgens had a brief cup … Continue reading

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Sacrifice Bunting, Lineup Decisions, and the “Contact Play”: What’s burning me this weekend

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Today’s mission, which I have accepted, is to let you all know of what’s driving me nuts in the world of sports baseball┬álately. So without further ado… On Tuesday, Angels manager Mike Scioscia put forth a starting 9 that featured … Continue reading

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If He’d Only Walked (Away): The Miguel Olivo Story

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The problem – as if there’s only one – of being a Seattle Mariners fan is the transactions. I’m sure fans of other teams who have missed the playoffs EVERY SEASON SINCE 2001┬ácomplain when their teams’ transactions don’t work out, … Continue reading

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A Tall Mountain to Climb: What Stan Van Gundy is Taking on in Detroit

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It’s been five years since the 2008-09 season, the last time the Detroit Pistons reached the playoffs. Prior to that, however, the Pistons dynasty-of-sorts was very much alive and well, as Detroit reached the Eastern Conference Finals in six straight … Continue reading

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Love Machine on the Move: Where Might Kevin Go?

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Let’s talk two forms of background before we delve into the hypotheticals. First: who is Kevin Love? Kevin Love, the second of three children, was born September 7, 1988 to Stan and Karen Love in Santa Monica, Calif. not far … Continue reading

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