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The Year in Music…

Every year it seems I have less time to check out new music. I went through my old laptop the other day and couldn’t help but to be amazed by the amount of music I had on there. Back when … Continue reading

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Challenging the Status Quo…

It seems like MLB award voters might finally be getting it. Last week it was announced that Bryce Harper, Joey Votto, and Paul Goldschmidt were named finalists for NL MVP. The three were the best position players in the NL … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Crapshoot…

One of the biggest draws to playoff/postseason competition is that every team in the field has a “realistic” chance to come home with a trophy. This belief stretches across all sports at all levels, and has proven to be true … Continue reading

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The Most Unexpected Power Surge…

Matt Carpenter was an interesting study before he made his major league debut on June 4, 2011. Coming off a five-year career at TCU that included Tommy John surgery and a stint where he ballooned to 240 pounds (25 more … Continue reading

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Musings on the NFL, baseball’s Hall of Fame, and the year in music – Woy’s Words (Vol. 2)

I thought about writing a separate post for each one of these topics, but figured it’d be easier to cover my thoughts on them in this brief rundown. Die narratives, die. While it’s easy to blame my declining interest in … Continue reading

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The Dreaded ‘D’ Word…

Blind resume time! Which one of these teams feels out of place? Team A – 1,557-935 (.625) over 16 seasons, 9 WS titles, 14 pennants, 14 playoff trips Team B – 799-427 (.651) over 8 seasons, 6 WS titles, 7 … Continue reading

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Putting Life Into Perspective…

I’m still shaking two hours after the news broke. Sports have a funny way of twisting our emotions. A bad day at work can be washed away with a victory from your favorite baseball team. A tough loss can offset … Continue reading

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