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MAN ABOUT SPORTS

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MORE SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Jul 28, 2015
Heavyweight brawlers have been replaced by stick-and-move specialists
Want a blueprint for the modern heavyweight boxing champion?
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Jul 14, 2015
Hillman won't rule out managing in Japan again
These days, you'll find Trey Hillman, the former Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters skipper, serving as bench coach for the Houston Astros.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Jun 30, 2015
Emulating 'Evil Empire' lands Red Sox in last place
Awhile back, Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino famously referred to the arch rival New York Yankees as "The Evil Empire."
Japan Times
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Jun 16, 2015
Rundown on flurry of offseason NFL moves, changes before camps
Unlike the NBA, NHL and MLB, blockbuster trades in the NFL have always been few and far between.
BASEBALL / MLB / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Jun 2, 2015
Revived Mets ignite renewed attention in ballclub
Sitting in the dugout of a New York Mets foe before a recent contest, MAS overheard an intriguing comment.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
May 19, 2015
NBA playoffs offer everything from sublime to ridiculous
Some MAS musings on the disappointing-turned-exhilarating first two rounds of the NBA playoffs.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
May 5, 2015
Ichiro stays ready as he learns National League game
It is pregame batting practice and new Miami Marlin Ichiro Suzuki is frolicking about the outfield pasture like a frisky colt.
Japan Times
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Apr 21, 2015
Decline of NCAA men's hoops result of poor fundamentals
"Speaking as a fan, I think (men's college basketball) is a joke."
Japan Times
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Apr 7, 2015
Laviolette aims to work magic again with Predators
If an NHL team wants to make it to the Stanley Cup Finals and maybe even do some trophy hoisting once they're there, they would be wise to hire Peter Laviolette as their coach.
Japan Times
SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Mar 24, 2015
Hall of Famer Molitor facing real challenge with Twins
If you're a Minnesota Twins fan, it's been either feast or famine over the last quarter century.
Japan Times
SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Mar 10, 2015
Wisconsin hoop coach Ryan goes way back with MAS
When NCAA March Madness gets underway next week, Bo Ryan-coached Wisconsin will be one of the favorites to win the whole loopy hoopy shebang.
Japan Times
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Feb 24, 2015
Rare shot at postseason has Panthers fans warming up plastic rats
Fans of the NHL's Florida Panthers are currently rotating their shoulders and arms in a circular manner.
Japan Times
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Feb 12, 2015
Tyson-Douglas anniversary brings back mixed emotions
For MAS, it was the best — and worst — of times.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Jan 30, 2015
NBA has a different look as All-Star break nears
Up is down and down is up in the NBA these days.
SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Jan 13, 2015
New Year's resolutions Man About Sports hopes for
For an improved sports world, some better-late-than-never New Year's resolutions MAS would like to see made — and carried out:
SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Dec 30, 2014
Bowl game experiences provide lifetime of memories
We are presently smack dab in the middle of MAS' favorite time of the sports year — the college football bowl season.
Japan Times
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Dec 16, 2014
Selection committee for NCAA playoff system flawed
"Geez, it's not figure skating." — Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher's take on "style points" affecting the college football playoff rankings.
SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Dec 2, 2014
Hot Stove League heating up as temperatures drop
The Polar Vortex reappeared recently and once more cut a wide swath across the U.S.
Japan Times
SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Nov 18, 2014
Unrealistic expectations of media, fans ridiculous
Ever peruse the vitriolic comments following a game recap online when a usually dominant local team loses?
Japan Times
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Nov 4, 2014
Surprise showing by Jaguars forces change of plan
Every NFL dog has its day. Even the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars.

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