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What do Babe Ruth and Mia Hamm have in common? The joy of competition, yes. The adulation of millions. And recognition on our list. For us, it’s about the thrill of victory. If you expect the agony of defeat, look elsewhere.


Sports: Fenway Park

Posted by on Jun 1, 2009 in Sports | Comments Off on Sports: Fenway Park

Honestly, baseball “purists” often make too much of the classic ballparks. Which is more important, quirky outfield dimensions...

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Sports: Mickey Mantle

Posted by on May 20, 2009 in Sports | Comments Off on Sports: Mickey Mantle

Now, I suppose we have to start this post by coming to terms with the meaning of “Great” in Great American Things. Because...

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Sports: The Harlem Globetrotters

Posted by on Apr 18, 2009 in Sports | 1 comment

The first whistled notes of “Sweet Georgia Brown” let you know that basketball wizardry — and more important, lots of...

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Sports: March Madness

Posted by on Apr 6, 2009 in Sports | 1 comment

The championship game, feh. Fans of the two schools involved care immensely, basketball fans care some, Joe Sixpack just hopes it’s a...

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