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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 9, 2006

What's in a quarterback's name?

I made a small note of Johnny Unitas’ shoes in an earlier blog and that little thought triggered a memory.No, not of high-tops.It took me back to George Plimpton’s book “Mad Ducks and Bears,” a sequel of sorts to his much-more famous “Paper Lion.” "Ducks"...

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A Dawg start to the day

Our first posts today have to do with UW opening football camp yesterday. We’ll get into the Cougs and others – wasn’t the Mariners’ game last night fun to watch? Felix was impressive – but for now let’s put our attention on the Dawgs.John Blanchette’s...

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