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The dangers of trash talk — Part II

A couple years ago, I blogged about the dangers of trash talk. Too bad the Philadelphia Eagles didn’t read it. Here is what one of them did in Cowboys Stadium before yesterday’s playoff game.

2010: The Year I Made Contact

It took me until the last day of the oo’s, but I finally got on Facebook. And it is a bit overwhelming. Imagine being able to get in touch with nearly everyone you’ve ever know. And I mean everyone. In just the past few days, I got friend requests from people from our Little League, my …

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Notes from The Opposite Field

A Jewish writer gets roped into leading his son’s troubled youth baseball league. That’s the story of The Opposite Field: A Memoir by Jesse Katz. It has also been my experience for almost a year and a half, so I knew this was a book I had to get. It must be a thing with …

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Why the Jaycee Dugard column was inappropriate

It seems that Orange County has been the focus of the sports world lately. I wish it were because of the Angels or a recent Mater Dei grad who got the starting QB job at USC. No, it’s because Mark Whicker of the Orange County Register wrote a stupid and thoughtless column about all the …

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My greatest fear in Little League

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” – Ambrose Redmoon You don’t go into anything significant and worthwhile such as being a Little League president without having a certain amount of fear. If you don’t have fear, it means you’re not paying attention. …

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