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Series Over

Well, it was fun while it lasted. The improbable dream came to an end on Thursday night as the Toronto Raptors lost Game 6 to the Philadelphia 76ers and were eliminated from the NBA Playoffs. To be honest, there should … Continue reading

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Toronto vs. Philly III

I am not afraid of the Philadelphia 76ers. Sorry, should I have started with a more traditional topic sentence and introduction? All right, take two. From the top. It is the third meeting between the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers … Continue reading

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Recently Played (April 2022)

Two posts in three days? Who do I think I am? A regular blogger? It has been a few months since I’ve done a music post. So long, in fact, that I initially wrote “May 2022” in the title. Then … Continue reading

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9 Takeaways from the 2022 Bahrain Grand Prix

One of the things I like about Formula 1 is the relatively short offseason. It had only been 98 days – 14 weeks – since the controversial finish to the 2021 season in Abu Dhabi, but that is now in … Continue reading

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Formula 1 2022

My goal this year is to turn at least one person into a Formula 1 fan. Do not ask me how I plan to do it. Maybe it’ll be via my words on this blog. Maybe I’ll stand in line … Continue reading

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Think Olympic: Beijing 2022

It has been 17 days since the flame went out on the XXIV Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Somehow, it feels so much longer. The closing montages aired. The athletes went home. Television stations returned to regularly scheduled programming. … Continue reading

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The Captain’s Quiz 7: Well, That’s New

Welcome back to the first Captain’s Quiz of 2022! The theme this time around is “New”, for reasons that may be too obvious to point out. Questions are inspired by things that are new, fresh, or just beginning. Let’s not … Continue reading

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50 Thoughts XXXVIII

1. Get yourself out of the, “What is Wordle?” phase as fast as you can because you are missing out on a fun word game. 2. Cookie Monster’s real name is Sid. I’m sure his classmates got a kick out … Continue reading

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Together at the Olympics

Together. It is a word that has been used a lot over the last year and a half. It has been added to slogans. It is softly spoken to us in radio advertisements. It is plastered on large canvases, which … Continue reading

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Tokyo 2020: After 16 Days

As the final medals are being handed out, I’m realizing that the last two weeks have gone by way too fast. I don’t want the Olympics to end. Fortunately, the Winter Olympics are only six months away and all eyes … Continue reading

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