Monthly Archives: November 2012

Playoff loss for the old guys

“But many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first.” The kingdom of heaven didn’t come to pass last night. The Pogue O’Sticks, the old guys in the Capital Athletic Club’s B league, were bounced out of … Continue reading

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Baby-sitting Cousins is no way to build a team

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s horses and all the king’s men Couldn’t put Humpty together again.   DeMarcus Cousins The Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme flashed into my  mind this morning … Continue reading

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Talk of God leads to Kings

  I was surprised when the Sacramento Kings came up during a discussion with two Jehovah’s Witnesseses over the weekend. Mention of the team’s fortunes arose shortly after I was asked whether I read the Bible. Let me back up … Continue reading

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Is anyone listening on Thanksgiving?

  In my younger days,  when fate seemed to strike me with a tough blow,  I would ask: “Why did this happen to me?” About 20 years ago, I turned the question around: “Why shouldn’t this happen to me?” The … Continue reading

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The Kings could use a few clues for winning games

  “Clueless” might be the key word to describe why the Sacramento Kings have lost five straight games and have a 2-8 record this season. In a preseason report that picked the Kings to finish last in the Western Conference, … Continue reading

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