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Posts Tagged ‘World Series

Kill The Umpire!

September 29, 2011

    Two teams, the Red Sox and the Braves, have suffered colossal collapses and lose playoff spots for this baseball year.     Due to career mobility, mine is a serialized fan history, from the Cardinals to the Braves and Diamondbacks, and in these latter days I root for the dearly departed Sox from Beantown. So […]

The Myth of American Sports

April 12, 2011

Let’s please get over the fairy tale that sports in America are the cleanliness that is next to godliness, and that our children are better for their existence. It is but another piece in the myth of American “exceptionalism.” But if Freud was correct that we deal with our wrongheadedness by facing rather than denying […]