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Keeping track of the score in pickup basketball can drive you crazy

Keeping track of the score in pickup basketball games has been an irritation all my life. The combination of faulty memories and habitual cheating has¬†ignited far too many frustrating, game-delaying arguments. Such disputes come at a cost at my athletic … Continue reading

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Bike crash gets a guy thinking

  I think back and wonder: Did I misjudge the speed of the pickup? Did the driver accelerate coming down the overpass? Why didn’t he see me until the last second? These are questions that I use to distract me … Continue reading

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You want to play pickup basketball? Good luck!

I came across a delightful article in the New York Times titled “‘I Got Next’: Exploring New York Through Pickup Basketball.” It was written by Isaac Eger, a post-college, “shaggy ¬†white guy” from Sarasota, Fla., who moved to the city … Continue reading

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