Monthly Archives: October 2013

Concussed

An interesting article from my former employer, MinnPost, on the affect the better understanding of concussions is having on the popularity of youth (gridiron) football. A sample: According to a survey released Wednesday (but taken last July), most U.S. adults — 86 … Continue reading

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The Two Test Series

1st Test at Abu Dhabi: South Africa 249 and 232 Pakistan 442 and 45 Pakistan won by 7 wickets 2nd Test at Dubai: Pakistan 99 and 326 South Africa 517 South Africa won by an innings and 92 runs 3rd, … Continue reading

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Clutchiness

My favorite baseball blog ever is the now defunct FireJoeMorgan.com. Their ongoing theory was that there was no such thing as “clutch” in sports. That there were good baseball players and there were bad baseball players. And the former performed … Continue reading

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About last night

I never get to talk about cricket. I read about cricket a lot, and I write about it some, and I watch it a bit (though not nearly as much as I would like) but I rarely, very rarely, get … Continue reading

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World Test Championship

I’m excited and here’s why: 1. Cricket needs to evolve to survive, and the need is just too urgent to allow it to do so organically. The World Test Championship is just the kind of forced evolution the game needs. … Continue reading

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Sachin

This is my tribute post to Sachin Tendulkar. I never saw Sachin bat in person. Sachin never made me cry tears of joy in my living room. I never thought he was God. He did not define my childhood. He … Continue reading

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Jack vs KP

Earlier today English and Arsenal footballer Jack Wilshere and English cricketer Kevin Pietersen got into a Twitter spat about some comments Wilshere made in a press conference about how the English national football team should be for English atheletes only. … Continue reading

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