I originally had a different Throwback planned for this week. But on Thursday, Uruguay played South Korea (and will play Portugal and Ronaldo on…
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Sometimes, you get lucky. Back in 2011, for some reason, I was given the opportunity to talk with Carl Lewis. It was about the Hershey’s Track and Field…
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I’ve written about my friend Bill James on numerous occasions, but I think this is my favorite one — built this one around the premiere of the movie…
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Funny thing about writing: Sometimes you write something and don’t think much about it and it ends up going viral and becoming super-popular. And…
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Well, here it is from 2016: Probably the most-read piece I’ve ever written. That’s weird because (1) It isn’t a sports piece, and (2) I literally wrote…
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In my life, I’ve been fortunate enough to meet many of the greatest winners in sports history. Among them was the late Red Klotz, who played for and…
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Date: June 25, 2011. We stood in his driveway in the fading New Mexico light, exchanging goodbyes, when Nick Charles said something I will never forget…
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This one is from back in 2014. And this daughter, Katie, is actually sitting in my office right now, working on her college applications. Ugh. Time is…
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Every so often, someone asks me to name the best thing I’ve ever written. I never know exactly how to answer that — everything I’ve written is sort of…
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Ah, I used to write a lot about infomercials. Slap Chop. Hawaii Chair. The WaxVac. So many others. I miss those days, but I haven’t really seen one that…
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I believe — though I’m not sure — that this is the longest blog post that I have ever written. I wrote it in 2011. It is amazing how much has changed…
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The girl at the center of this story turned 21 years old last week. We took her to dinner so she could have her “first” drink. Sigh. That would make…
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