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In fight for Kings, Seattle flexes its money muscle

While hometeam cheerleaders argue that the NBA should reward Sacramento for its years of loyalty to the Kings, some outside observers suggest that NBA owners might be crass enough to favor money over loyalty. Who would have thought? If that’s … Continue reading

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DeMarcus Cousins is a fan turnoff

I could root for a bunch of losers if they were players who put out their best effort every night and sacrificed their selfish interests for the good of the team. I could imagine cheering for a team that played … Continue reading

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Tackling God, Freud and Walter Payton

God, Freud and football have been on mind. That’s what happens when you immerse yourself in weighty cultural activities over a weekend. You start looking for connections and asking fundamental questions, such as: What sustains you when hard times come … Continue reading

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The mind can set your athletic pace

“If you are old mentally, you are old physically.” That observation was made by runner Haile Gebrselassie, 38, who said he feels about 24. His world record time set in 2008 was broken last Sunday in the Berlin Marathon.  I … Continue reading

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When adults betray young athletes

But if anyone causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a large millstone hung around his neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea. … Continue reading

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