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Final Thoughts on the Former Tour Champion

I thought this got posted a loooong time ago. It didn’t, but I needed to share my thoughts. Enjoy. We all know the story by now. Man overcomes cancer, wins multiple Tour De France titles, becomes the face of a … Continue reading

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Fashionably Late 2013 Predictions…

Writer’s Note: I apologize to the author of “An Irish Fan’s Take on the Massacre in Miami”. A real good article is being bumped to the bottom only because I take forever to write/post my stuff. So make sure you … Continue reading

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No Love for Buck

What do the 1996 New York Yankees and the 2001 Arizona Diamondbacks have in common? Both teams won the World Series immediately following Buck Showalter’s departure as manager. What do the 1999 Arizona Diamondbacks and the 2012 Baltimore Orioles have in … Continue reading

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Giants Win Title in Familiar and Non-Familiar Ways

Please excuse the lateness of this post. I’ve been distracted by some devastation. The San Francisco Giants wrapped up their second World Series title in three years on Sunday night with an extra-inning, 4-3 win over the Detroit Tigers giving … Continue reading

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Zito and Sandoval Overwhelm Tigers

In 2010, the year the San Francisco Giants won their last World Series title, Pablo Sandoval batted .268 with 13 home runs, 63 RBI and posted a.732 OPS (on base + slugging percentage). He performed so poorly in the NLDS … Continue reading

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It is time…

(Many of you have probably been wondering where “The A-Rod Apologist” has been the last couple of weeks. Perhaps hiding in a corner, protecting himself from ridicule? Maybe eating a giant plate of crow after sticking up for a player … Continue reading

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Red(s) Hooded Sweatshirt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRlEqyoqKM4

Bronson Arroyo puts his own spin on Adam Sandler’s “Red Hooded Sweatshirt”. It’s not that great of a video, in fact I recommend stopping it at the :50 mark. Why should you watch it then? Aroldis Chapman. There is something charming about a guy who can’t speak English saying “shama-lama-ding-dong”.

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