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MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012

Body language

Do you place an invisible asterisk next to your respect for athletes who are able to excel at the highest level in part because of a genetic gift such as unusual height, being a pixie or whatever? (I'm not suggesting that these attributes alone make...

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Multiple choice 

How do you react to professional sports leagues in the United States crowning a "world champion"? A) U.S.A.! U.S.A! B) It's embarrassing. The only competition that deserves to use that expression is soccer's World Cup. C) But we are the center of the universe. D)...

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THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2012

Just wondering 13 

My mother-in-law saw a few St. Louis Browns games. I wonder how many people can say they saw teams that no longer exist (or moved to other cities and acquired new names).

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Reading the paper

Loved Jesse Tinsley's sports section photo of the GU women's coach and several of his players visiting with the legendary Rutgers coach. Something about the scene just seemed so, well, sane. Sure, the teams will compete hard later today. But there's no reason everyone can't...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2011

Things conservatives tell themselves 

OK, let's say you live in Eastern Washington and you are a sports fan who happens be a conservative. How do you rationalize rooting for Seattle sports teams when that city is the home base of your in-state political opposition? 1. "I realize politics is...

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