Taking a Stand: When are we going to get to the real issues?

So three roofers are standing on a roof. What sounds like the beginning of a lame bar joke is actually one of the problems with what's wrong with America, at least in my humble opinion. Let's get one thing straight, though: Three roofers taking time out from doing their job and standing for the National …

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An American Tragedy: A Fallen Star is Dead

Like every other New England Patriots fan -- well, let’s make that NFL fan, why don’t we – I woke up to the news this morning that Aaron Hernandez was dead. Hanged in his prison cell. Just like that a former star is gone. He was just 27. I knew what was coming next. As …

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The Unwritten Bucket List Loses Another Item

Before I ever loved basketball – before I even truly knew what love was, in fact – I loved baseball. It was 1975. I was 9. And it was beautiful, even after it broke my heart. The Boston Red Sox went to the World Series that summer and captured my heart my heart while doing …

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Sometimes You Just Want To Feel Close To Home

Walking through the under belly of Wesleyan University's Freeman Athletic Center in Middletown, Connecticut, I came across the Colby College hockey team. I was there for the 2017 National High School Squash Championships. The Mules were there to play hockey. One by one, earphones plugged in to drown out the outside, they were lugging their gear …

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My life if Donald Trump was Coach Trump

If Donald Trump and his people were in my world … Reporter: Hey Coach Trump, tough loss tonight, what do you think happened? Coach Trump: Loss? What loss? We won. Season-opening win. Go team. Make Team Great Again. Reporter: Coach, the other team scored 65 points. Your team only scored 62. You lost by three …

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