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Madison Square Garden

Posted by on Aug 23, 2012 in Featured, Travel | Comments Off on Madison Square Garden

To basketball fans, MSG has nothing to do with a food additive. And the Garden isn’t a place where flowers are grown. No, for hoops...

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Posted by on Apr 30, 2012 in Featured, Sports | Comments Off on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

When he was known as Lew Alcindor, a high school phenom leading Power Memorial to multiple state championships, America knew this young man...

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Julius Erving, “Dr. J.”

Posted by on Jan 23, 2012 in Featured, Sports | Comments Off on Julius Erving, “Dr. J.”

My first instinct was to say, ‘Without the talents of Dr. J, the NBA wouldn’t be what it is today.” But it’s not...

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Brent Musburger

Posted by on Nov 13, 2011 in Featured, Sports | Comments Off on Brent Musburger

I’m well aware Brent Musburger isn’t high on everyone’s list of sports play-by-play guys. But his distinctive voice...

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Sports: Larry Bird

Posted by on Nov 21, 2009 in Sports | Comments Off on Sports: Larry Bird

Of course, Larry’s not the only world-class athlete to come out of French Lick, Indiana. There’s…Uh…Okay, Larry...

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Sports: Michael Jordan

Posted by on Aug 12, 2009 in Sports | 1 comment

Here’s an oldie but goody: Q. Who was the only person who could hold Michael Jordan to under 30 points per game? A. Dean Smith. Oh,...

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