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Category Archives: Sports
I’ve made some terrible golf shots in the past five years. I’ve hit a duck. I’ve somehow turned my ball 90 degrees and landed it in a drainpipe. I hit my tee shot onto an adjacent green while guys were … Continue reading
Professional golfer Lee Westwood missed the ball completely at last weekend’s Player’s Championship. Yes, he had to hit a tree in order to miss, but still, he missed the ball. He may be exponentially better than me at every facet … Continue reading
Golf season is upon us, and I can’t wait to start playing again. I almost always walk when I play, but if given the chance to ride this, I might never walk again.
The thing I like best about this amazing, incredible, unbelievable, never-to-be-duplicated basketball shot is that it only happens because an opposing player (our antagonist) is overconfident in his supposed victory and therefore careless with the ball, and our protagonist (and … Continue reading
On Sunday night, my wife turned on the television half an hour before the Academy Awards were to begin to watch the fashion on the red carpet. Less than two minutes later she turned it off. “What’s wrong?” I asked. … Continue reading
I don’t ski. Years ago, a doctor told me to avoid skiing because of the cartilage tears in both of my knees. While I often cite this as the reason for not skiing, I have admittedly never been one to … Continue reading
Someone invented Manti Te’o’s imaginary girlfriend. Whether he was the victim of an elaborate hoax or the perpetrator of the scheme, the fact remains: Te’o professed to loving a woman who did not exist. He had never held her hand, … Continue reading
I received a gift in the mail last week from a former student. Here it is. At first I thought that she has simply seen the Patriots logo, been aware of the versatile nature of duct tape and decided it … Continue reading
This is nothing more than a few paragraphs lifted from a Wikipedia article about former major league pitcher Fritz Peterson and his teammate, Mike Kekich. It’s so incredible and unbelievable that it required restatement here. Just try to imagine what … Continue reading