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Championships and Politics

January 28, 2018


Ever notice how championship teams usually come from the largest urban centers? In America since 1980 the NBA has been dominated by teams from Los Angeles (#2 in population), Houston (#4), San Antonio (#7), and — lately — Oakland, part of the huge San Francisco metro area (#5). In baseball since 1980, New York (#1), […]

Back in the Game – a short story

October 3, 2011


He was standing in a line. The line curved off into the distance. He couldn’t see the other end of it. But there were a lot of people in line. They faced away from him. He turned around. Nobody. He must be at the end of the line. It was vaguely dark here. Was it […]