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THE NEW ANGEL OF LA:  AND MORE TALES FROM THE FIRST ROUND

Hi everyone, seeing as how today was a national holiday, THE NFL draft, I figured I’d give you a quick snapshot of what transpired.  Starting with my man Jared… You stole my heart last August Jared, and you’ll be stealing … Continue reading

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TIME FOR A LITTLE CHANGE: THE REDSKIN DEBATE

I would like to take a minute and thank everyone who’s had an influence in my life and say thank you.  You are much appreciated.  This is my favorite month and it centers on gratitude.  So let’s take a little … Continue reading

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WHAT IS RIGHT IN THE WORLD: BATKID

All it took was a little kid named Miles Scott to remind me that this world is a beautiful beautiful place. So, to the Batkid on the prowl in the San Francisco Bay Area.  I salute you.  You are a … Continue reading

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STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS: FLICKING THE SWITCH ON THAT LITTLE RED LAMP

Wednesday night saw one of the longest NHL playoff games in history won by Andrew Shaw, a relatively unknown forward of the Chicago Blackhawks.  It was a truly epic exhausting game with so many story lines that I figured, much … Continue reading

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WE ARE BACK.

My apologies.  Replacement refs muddied the waters.  We’re back.  Back to Riding the Tide.  Check back this weekend:  NFL picks, life’s lessons, Sandusky burns, and the world turns.  And so we beat on, boats against the current….. Roll Tide.

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OLYMPIC DECATHLON: THE ESSENCE OF PRE

“The beauty is the pursuit of the limit, not the limit itself”  — Ashton Eaton “Somebody may beat me, but they are going to have to bleed to do it”  — Steve Prefontaine EUGENE, OR.  With all due respect to … Continue reading

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THE DICE WAS LOADED FROM THE START

Jobbed:  Verb  \jōb-du\  also pronounced \pah-key-ow\   To be the victim of a conspiracy; to lose a seemingly fair contest because of deceit; to be guaranteed to lose. The term derives from the professional wrestling term “jobber”. LAS VEGAS  — Last Saturday … Continue reading

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