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Life Is Wonderful, Life Is Strange, Life Is Hard

Kristina Groves | Posted 05.21.2012 | Sports
Kristina Groves

Back in the familiar surroundings and relative comforts of my own home, it's hard to imagine that the week I just had actually happened and that it wasn't a dream or some crazy trip to an alternate universe.

Field of Dreams: The CIA and Me and Other Adventures in American Sports

Lewis Lapham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Lewis Lapham

Unlike every other big business in the United States, big-time sports tread on hallowed ground. The product is entertainment, but the franchise is the democratic dream of Eden, Adam at play on the fields of the Lord.