Tag Archives: Sports

Chelsea Fan at Yankee Stadium

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Pitching is Everything

The Yankees season ended tonight. Despite coming into the playoffs with the best record in the American League with 97 regular season wins, the Yankees failed to get out of the first round of the playoffs, losing 3-2 and leaving … Continue reading

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Blow Sox

Red Sox Nation, you can stop reading now. Fast Eddie won’t be making you smile today. The only thing I love more than the New York Yankees winning another AL East title is a good old-fashioned late-season collapse by the Boston Red … Continue reading

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Moneyball

I love baseball. I love movies. I loved Moneyball:The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (the book). I did not love Moneyball (the movie). The book was crisply paced, concisely but completely explaining the newfound impact of statistical analysis on the tactics of … Continue reading

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Kick Off

This weekend marks the kick off of the new English Premier League season. Although the transfer window remains open until August 31, little has changed so far for my two teams, Chelsea FC and Fulham FC. Absent some significant signings this month, … Continue reading

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Revenge of the House Guests.

I need to be nicer to our house guests. I like to organize activities for them to make sure they have a good time when they visit. I get them up at 4:30am for fishing trips (See Fishin’). I take them on 60-mile … Continue reading

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Jeter

Derek Jeter became the first player to get  3,000 base hits as a Yankee today with the matchless class he has come to epitomize. He hit a home run. And went 5 for 5. As he so often does, he wrote the perfect … Continue reading

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