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I'm With Stupid: Take Me Out for the Ballgame, for Mets' Sake
Buckler of swashes
I was born a Mets fan, and now that I think about it, I just might have been conceived the night they won the World Series in 1969, which was almost exactly nine months before I was born. Mostly, it's been a long slog for my 45 years.
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Former Candidate for Mayor of New York City
It may just be a game. It might just be an illusion of hope. It might be too early in the season to order playoff tickets. But it's starting to feel a lot like 1969. Or 1986.
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Watergate's Lessons, Washed Away
Senior writer, BillMoyers.com. Former senior writing fellow, D...
Combined with the ongoing tragedy of Vietnam -- including the secret bombing of Cambodia and the violent squelching of antiwar protest -- Watergate shook the public's confidence in government as it hadn't been since the bleakest days of secession and the Civil War.
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Emmy Award winning sportscaster and New York Times Bestselling...
It's not one of those numbers that rolls off the tongue. Still, 602 saves is stunning. And clearly most baseball observers feel that Mariano Rivera is the greatest reliever of all time. But will his record ever be eclipsed?
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-- Sports: The Dark Side
Can catching a ball for your favorite baseball team, in front of millions of fans, literally ruin your life? This very scenario is the subject of Alex Gibney's brilliant new documentary,
Newsflash: What Comes Out of a Politician's Mouth is Not to Be Considered "Factual"!
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Perhaps I'm just different from most folks. Maybe I just expect all politicians to lie and deny. So when they do, rather than be upset I'm actually happy...for they've not let me down.
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The "Goats" in Pro Sports Deserve Better
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villains in sports, but they're not the people who unintentionally cost their team an important game.
Why Terrible Sporting Errors Are So Compelling
Author, 'Gates of Injustice: The Crisis in America’s Prisons'
Why do we remember such disasters decades later? Is it schadenfreude, our fascination and guilty pleasure at the pain of others?
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