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Championships and Politics

January 28, 2018

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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

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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 […]