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Beyond the Madness

If lots of good practice makes a difference in a basketball game, how much more in the game of life? Continue reading

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Life Ain’t Fair

How we feel about the winner always colors our perception of the outcome, whether it’s the World Series, the NCAA championship, or a presidential election. Continue reading

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On the Fifty-Yard Line

In late afternoon on a day of increasing cloudiness, Randa and I sit at a middle school football game. Continue reading

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Covering the Point Spread

Aside from those games when our vicarious identity is completely wrapped up in one of the two teams playing, we like that unexpected thrill. We like the storyline of the unheard-of team taking the title with the off-balance, hands in the face, double-teamed smaller guy’s last second shot. Continue reading

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