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In Praise of Vin Scully

I knew from a young age that I wanted to be some kind of sportscaster. I wanted to be on TV or doing play-by-play — didn’t matter the sport, I wanted to do it all. This was in the late ’70s and early ’80s, long before the internet and — more importantly — long before […]

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The Legend of Richard Sherman Grows

I was on the phone with my mom today when she mentioned how cold it is in the Philly area. I said I was watching NFL Network as the teams arrived in Jersey for the Super Bowl and that it was cold and snowy there. The rest of the conversation went like this (she’s 80 […]

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The Greatest Football Comeback Ever?

There were 90 seconds left in the game and Chiawana, one of our local high schools, was losing 26-13 in the Class 4A (the biggest schools) state championship game. Not only were they losing by two touchdowns, but Camas had the ball. Since the game was over, I turned off the television and went into […]

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Seahawks: We’re No. 1?

An ESPN pre-draft power ranking means absolutely nothing, but it blows my mind to think how quickly things have changed for this Seahawks fan. A little more than six months ago, I was in Arizona to watch the Seahawks’ season opener with my friend Mat. The game was ugly. The Seahawks couldn’t protect the QB, […]

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