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MAN ABOUT SPORTS

SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Oct 22, 2014
Mississippi enjoying moment as center of college football landscape
On one history-making Saturday recently, the state of Mississippi became the center of the college football universe.
Japan Times
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Oct 7, 2014
ACLU should be outspoken advocate of Peterson's right to due process
Where is the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) when you REALLY need it?
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Sep 23, 2014
Williams won't allow Nationals to baby their players
What a difference a day makes.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Sep 9, 2014
Brewers enjoying turnaround despite recent struggles
Darn those woebegone Chicago Cubs!
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Aug 26, 2014
New NCAA playoff system filled with complex issues
As homespun ex-Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden might say, this U.S. college football season promises to be pretty "dad gum" interesting.
SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Aug 12, 2014
Baseball Hall of Fame selection process needs change
It took a highly successful NCAA basketball coach, Tom Crean of Indiana University, to put into words what MAS learned long ago as a head high school football coach.
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Jul 29, 2014
All-Star contests need to get serious or give it up
The recent MLB All-Star Game was — as usual — hard fought and exciting.
Japan Times
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Jul 15, 2014
CFL has been court of last resort for many over years
The Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League are like a mix of the Statue of Liberty, the Oakland Raiders and Walmart.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Jul 1, 2014
Gomez enthralls with Jekyll-and-Hyde personas
Carlos Gomez, star Milwaukee center fielder, is a classic study in contradictions.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Jun 17, 2014
McGehee continuing to benefit from playing in Japan
In baseball parlance, feared Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton is a beast.
Japan Times
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Jun 3, 2014
'Million Dollar Arm' details search for Indian prospects
Exiting the theater after viewing "Million Dollar Arm," MAS had a strange urge to break out in song — in this case, "It's a Small World," the melody they play on the Disneyland kiddie ride of the same name.
BASKETBALL / NBA / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
May 27, 2014
Playoffs filled with great action, interesting story lines
Cue DJ-style NBA public address announcer: In for-r-r Sa-a-a-a-m Smith this-s-s week, M-A-A-A-A-S!
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
May 20, 2014
Outlook for Nationals reliant upon health of DC3
How many times in sports have you heard it: As so-and-so goes, so goes team such-and-such?
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May 7, 2014
Most NFL draft experts as clueless as the rest of us
Few things make MAS chuckle — and also irritate him — the way "NFL draft gurus" on TV do.
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Apr 22, 2014
Ex-NFL star Johnson happy for new shot with CFL
Don't you just love serendipitous dovetailing?
BASKETBALL / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Apr 8, 2014
Smaller conferences prove they can play with big boys
"Now it’s a disco, but not for Lola . . .
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Mar 25, 2014
The buzz is gone, but Matsuzaka continues to battle on
Under a cloudless sky the color of his old powder-blue Seibu Lions uniform, Daisuke Matsuzaka and his fellow New York Mets pitchers are being put through their spring training paces here.
BASEBALL / MLB / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Mar 11, 2014
Florida a better base for watching or playing in spring
Is big league spring training best held in arid Arizona or humid Florida?
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Feb 25, 2014
Sports world races to make over Mt. Rushmore
Honest Abe, Teddy the Trust Buster, Big Daddy George and Constitutional Penman Tom —whose noble visages grace Mt. Rushmore — all must be spinning in their graves about now.
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Jan 28, 2014
Reaction to Sherman's rant completely over the top
What would a Super Bowl be without a mountain being made of out a molehill?

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