Sports

Revenge of the Baseball Nerds

America has numerous problems in education, crime, and housing that might be helped by app...

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Female Inferiority in Sporting Events

We’re supposed to be excited that the American women’s soccer team recently won the Wo...

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Dubious Domination

Why has the American national women’s soccer team won its version of the World Cup four ...

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I Get No Kick From Women’s Soccer

I happened to be in Paris when the final of the women’s World Cup (soccer) was played. O...

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Colin Kaepernick

Same Old Slogan

The inspirational story of a backup NFL quarterback suddenly dominating headlines by champ...

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Tiger Woods

The Tiger Mother’s Son

A year ago, after a decade of worsening pain from swinging hard since infancy, Tiger Woods...

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Out of Bounds?

The young man at the supermarket checkout asked me if I would be watching the fight. “No...

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Fore Thought

The American victory in the Ryder Cup was convincing and thoroughly deserved. They played ...

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A Silent Boo for the Good Professor

Sociologists often talk or write nonsense. Sometimes they dress up the bleeding obvious in...

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Panathenaic Stadium, Athens

Losing Games

In the summer of 1992 BC (before Clinton) I was cruising in Greece with William F. Buckley...

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Lance Armstrong

Coming Clean

I was watching the synchronized diving"€”one does odd things at Olympics time"€”and wh...

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Rereading Pliny

I care nothing for football (soccer to Americans), but I was pleased when Portugal won the...

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Sanford Koufax

The Koufax Conundrum

"€œThree thousand years of beautiful tradition, from Moses to Sandy Koufax, you"€™re g...

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Too Many Champions

When I was a small boy I could name all of boxing's world champions, and I guess that anyo...