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Apr 10, 2013
NFL combine, pro days pointless
It's time once more for NFL personnel honchos to play "Pin the Tail on the Donkey."
SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Mar 27, 2013
Dodgers gone, but memories remain
The Dodgers MLB franchise sure has a way of breaking the hearts of towns that love them.
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Mar 13, 2013
Collins reflects on time with Buffaloes
Terry Collins' second year as skipper of the New York Mets promises to go a lot smoother than his soph season at the helm of the Orix Buffaloes back in 2008.
SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Feb 27, 2013
Time for Jordan to get on with life
The American media recently made a big to-do over Michael Jordan turning 50. Among noted outlets, Sports Illustrated devoted the greater part of an issue to His Airness. And ESPN the Magazine likewise allocated huge space to the beginning of Mike's sixth decade on earth.
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Feb 13, 2013
Baseball needs to rethink Hall of Fame voting
Mike Piazza, the former Los Angeles Dodger and New York Met great, hit more home runs (427) than any other catcher in MLB history.
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Jan 30, 2013
Kaepernick, Wilson usher in new era
Howie Long, NFL analyst on Fox TV, said it best: The second weekend of this season's playoffs will go down as a landmark in pro football history.
BASEBALL / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Jan 16, 2013
Plenty to keep the hot stove cooking
Back when all the MLB teams could be found east of the Mississippi River and north of Virginia, baseball junkies used to get their offseason fixes by sitting around yakking about downtime big league happenings — recent trades, news items, gossip and the like.
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Jan 3, 2013
Pacquiao being dragged down by shameless entourage of freeloaders
To all those who say Manny Pacquiao is finished because of his recent knockout loss, MAS says "Hogwash!" Manny hasn't lost "it".
SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Dec 19, 2012
Bobcats try to put lost season behind
MAS felt quite guilty seated on press row at a recent Charlotte-Portland NBA contest, courtesy of the home team Bobcats.
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Dec 5, 2012
Irish bring fresh air to BCS title game
Notre Dame's "luck of the Irish" this football season has in turn brought good fortune to all non-partisan college grid fans.
SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Nov 7, 2012
Celebration routines out of control
Former longtime Japan resident Dave Wiggins, who was a sports columnist and television analyst in Tokyo, is now a sports writer based in Vero Beach, Florida. He will be contributing a bi-monthly column on the North American sports scene to The Japan Times beginning today. Wiggins, who was a TV sportscaster...

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