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It is not immediately clear why Mr. Ahmadinejad chose to provoke the UAE at a moment about its nuclear program in a bid to weaken international sanctions and reduce the risk of an Israeli and/or U.S. military strike.
In the end, it never really mattered to me whether or not Graham played baseball in college: only that we'd done everything we could to make sure he'd gotten everything he was meant to from the game. That's all any of us can ever do for our kids, really.
You can make a good documentary about Magic and Bird (in fact, HBO did). But having actors reenact some public statements of these famous athletes while rotely going through their career highlights does not make good theater.
With all the rumors flying around about Pelfrey's possible release over the past couple weeks, it is imperative that Mike Pelfrey shows from the start that his presence on the mound is worth the Mets time and patience.
Grab a mass of data, like the 2011 baseball season's results. How can you glean useful information from all the numbers? This question sits squarely in the field of data mining, which is the science of extracting useful information from large sets of data.
Understand, I love baseball. Most Americans do. But the reason it resonates so deeply inside all of us has nothing to do with diving catches or late-inning heroics. It's because the game so elegantly captures the essence of human existence.
Now that politics has become America's actual favorite pastime, there have got to be a lot of nervous sports writers out there. Who wants to watch a full campaign-long blow-out? Even worse, who wants to announce it?
There aren't enough hours in a day -- or in a weekday, at least. So how do you cram in the pleasure of reading great (and not-so-great) novels? This is one person's tale of how I managed to carve out time for literature.