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Ruck em, Ruck em… That’s Our Custom. All Blacks, Horny Toads and College Picks

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FORT WORTH, TX – An old rugby teammate of mine, Big C out of Pittsburgh, used to play Defensive Tackle for the Mountaineers of West Virginny back in his college days. At the end of their games they would sing the fight song and then shout out “ruck em’ ruck em, that’s our custom.” Cept’ […]

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TEXAS TWO-STEP: I GOTS BASEBALL JONES

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by Dr. Diz (or is it Ed Diz?) TORRINGTON, CONNECTICUT – Here in the jewel of the Naugatuck Valley, this is when it sets in. Same time every year. The leaves fall. The skies turn cold and grey. The winds of November whip across the Great Lakes. And baseball fanatics – like the many that […]

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BCS: BULLSP!T, CHICKENSH!T & STUPID

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FORT WORTH, TEXAS -It’s that time of the year when college football starts to wind down. That means it’s time for the big boys that run the so-called Bowl Championship Series , which used to be called Division I, to utilize polls, conjecture and some questionable officiating to make sure that two schools picked from […]

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ONE SPLENDID SPLINTER: A .406 BATTING AVERAGE

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BOSTON, MA – “Gods do not answer letters.” – John Updike on Ted Williams’ aloof attitude toward the press and the fans. True or False: A player today, entering the final day of the season batting .400, with his team’s fate already decided, would risk his chance at history by playing not just one, but […]

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