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Ginny Approves of the Premier League

“… but why aren’t we tuned to Hull City or Sunderland?” Swansea versus Sunderland tomorrow. Looking forward …

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Swans Bedevil Saints

It was a most satisfying thing to see Swansea turn the tables on an opponent for a change. I wasn’t counting on much from today’s match in Southampton. Maybe 0-0. At best. Thanks to injuries, a suspension, an overseas opportunity, and … Continue reading

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Football Half Time

I mentioned to my wife today’s game marked the end of the first half of the Premier League: 190 games down, 190 to go. She asked, what will you do when it’s over? Go to school, I guess. Like last … Continue reading

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Boxing Day

My wife asked me what “Boxing Day” is–part of the headline during the Premier League matches today on tv. NBC host Rebecca Lowe referred to the “feast of football.” I wonder how many English employers still present a “Christmas box” … Continue reading

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Open Friday: Lights, Archery, Biblical Literalism, and Your Stuff

I don’t have a Twitter feed–at least not one I use for personal stuff. So I have little patience for those small microblogs called tweets. But maybe I can use these open threads (Friday, maybe–my day off usually–when I can … Continue reading

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Another World Cup

Casual soccer football fans know there’s a World Cup for national teams. There’s also a world championship for club teams. Any mash-ups of Pope Francis and soccer football fans out there? Then your task is to root against Real Madrid … Continue reading

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More Athletes Protest

I noticed one coach didn’t mind at all: You’re probably asking the wrong guy that question. I grew up in the 60s, where everybody was socially conscious. I believe in it. I would be a hypocrite if I stood up … Continue reading

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