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Finish line in sight

As reported in BBC, another Ferrari failure in Asia gave Lewis Hamilton a possibly title-clinching win in Japan after being in 2nd place only 6 weeks ago. Hamilton would be winning his 4th title at age 32. What started with … Continue reading

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Richard Sherman

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Starting Line

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Wales v. Portugal

I like Wales wearing a Sounders kit …

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Carnival

The Rio Olympics just shouldn’t happen. What a clusterfuck. (Reuters) – A jaguar featured at an Olympic torch ceremony was shot dead by a soldier shortly after the event in the Brazilian Amazon city of Manaus as the animal escaped … Continue reading

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Euro Tuesday

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The Greatest

1981, Ali with Mr. Rosbach, our junior high principal, in our tiny home town for the funeral of a boxing prospect in Ali’s L.A. gym who was killed in the 1980 Poland air disaster:

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RIP Muhammad Ali

The Greatest dead at 74.  Asked how he would like to be remembered, he once said: “As a man who never sold out his people. But if that’s too much, then just a good boxer.  I won’t even mind if … Continue reading

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Monaco

Eurosport weekend ahead with Champions League final on Saturday, Monaco F1 on Sunday. 2014’s pole lap from qualifying:

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RIP Johan Cruyff

Not many people can be called the most famous athlete in their country’s history, and have no argument at all. Johan Cruyff is unquestionably the most famous soccer player in Dutch history, and their most revered athlete. He led Ajax … Continue reading

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