Monthly Archives: February 2013

Live from Row Z

Just a quick post tonight, as I have to my affairs in order to so I can sit back and enjoy the fifth day of India vs Australia – and what a treat that test has been, eh? (And by … Continue reading

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Captain, Wicketkeeper, Batsman

I grew up a baseball fan. As I have mentioned before, I moved around a lot as a kid, and never really had a hometown team, so I supported certain players instead. And my favorites were always the catchers. Carlton … Continue reading

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Alan Swann is a Massive Tool

Considering Alan Swann’s sexist and gross article in the Peterborough Telegraph (lovingly surmised on Teesra.com – he links to Swann’s article, I won’t), I thought it would behoove me to write a quick follow-up to my post from a few … Continue reading

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Women and NASCAR

The women’s world cup ended a few days ago. Australia won. I think. I have to admit that I did not watch a single ball, even though many of the matches were broadcast live here in the states on ESPN3. … Continue reading

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Australia in India, a Numerical History

Australia have visited India a total of 12 times for a Test series. They have won four of those series, while India have won six, and the rest were draws. The above numbers count the one-off test series in 1996, … Continue reading

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Why We Write, Part 3

Most sports writers will tell you that covering a sport changes their relationship with that sport. They see the sausage making, in other words, and the chinks in the armor, and the whole “factory” aspect that modern sport has become … Continue reading

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Cricket and Social Media, Part 4

(Parts one, two, and three are here, here, and here.) This is it. This is the big one. Below you will find everyone* on Twitter that covers cricket, in one aspect or another, sorted by number of followers, number of … Continue reading

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