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A WONDERFUL LATE JANUARY SPORTS WEEKEND

January 31, 2011

Tags: Colgate Games, Fred Thompson, Donna De Varona, St. John's Beat Duke, Waiting for Baseball

It had been quite a while since I went to Madison Square Garden for a sports event. But the last weekend of January found yours truly there not once but twice within 24 hours. It was time well spent. And hearing a Steel Band subway musician turning Beethoven's "For Elise" into Dave Brubeck's "Blue Rondo (more…)

On Pending Football Lockout and Blessed Spring Training

January 19, 2011

Tags: NFL lockout, Prospects for Tampa Rays and Orioles

Where has all the time gone?! We are now in the second half of January and time seems to be flying despite New York’s awful weather. It could be far worse I know and I was fortunate to miss the post-Christmas blizzard. But there has been sleet and icy rain to go with (more…)

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