Monthly Archives: January 2012

BUMPER CARS

 

The sounds were unmistakable and easily recognizable.

 

 

CRASH

SCRAPE

Not quite a CRUNCH.

 

Followed by my own FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

…dge.

 

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NOT IN OUR HOUSE

 

 

I much prefer to write about the lighter side of sports and life in general, but at my core, I’m a serious guy (albeit one with a hyperactive, world class sense of humor) who sometimes takes sports, reputations and how we treat one another quite seriously.

 

 

I love strong, fair competition, enjoy engaging in and watching tough, physical play on the fields, courts and rinks, yet absolutely detest—among other things—violence and inhumanity.

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POLITICAL FOOTBALL

 

The Republican primaries—most recently headlined by Rick Santorum’s surprising virtual dead heat finish with Mitt Romney in Iowa and Newt Gingrich’s apparent promise to throw the kitchen sink of epithets at Romney—have me thinking. Thinking about the nature of competition and what we really want from it.

 

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