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Slow Starting Sunday

Hmmm – the usual internet issues this morning – and an e-mail from FairPoint indicating that my webspace is now available.  Hey FairPoint – it ain’t my webspace that’s the problem.  Could you maybe help me with the little e-mail … Continue reading

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And in Sports … Olympic Stories, USWNT Controversy Reviewed, etc.

Here’s a nice piece from the Fort Worth Star Telegram about some of the stories to watch at the 2008 Olympics. Then we have the outlook for the Phillies … which, in typical Phillies’ fashion, looks like it’s likely to … Continue reading

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Phillies Phinally Win and Pia Gives a Phabulous Interview!

The Phillies and Chase Utley pulled out of their slump last night with a 4-0 win over the Oakland A’s. Kyle Kendrick pitched 8 strong innings and Utley went 4 for 5 after a long drought. Let’s hope the Phillies … Continue reading

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The Roster

Okay – it’s up! Here’s the 18-woman USWNT Roster for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. No big surprises, as far as I can tell. Aly Wagner played herself back into the mix after a long, injury-ridden hiatus – and it … Continue reading

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John, Even and Paula … Randomly Speaking

I’m cherry-picking this morning. (What I really want to do is go back to bed …) Here’s some great video and commentary re. John McCain’s speech on Tuesday night (mercifully just clips … not the whole danged thing). I really … Continue reading

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USWNT Vs Costa Rica

The US Women’s National Team finishes up their CONCACAF qualifying run at 5PM MT with a game against Costa Rica. The game can be followed on MatchTracker, and is also reportedly on GolTV out of Canada, if you’re lucky enough … Continue reading

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