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Apple Pie, Hot Dogs & Baseball

29 Apr

Who can dispute America’s  trinity?

Isaac Newton’s red muse tucked and steaming inside a flaky golden crust. A fusion of every meat scrap from the butcher’s floor laid a bed of bread. And the manna from sports heaven, baseball. All things beautiful and wholesome and, yes, American, are linked to this longsuffering game of tosses, catches and swings.

Or is it?

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Choke City Hopes to Rewrite History

2 Jun

Choke city. Thanks to the 2006 finals in which the Mavs lost to the Heat, that’s Dallas’ well-deserved nickname.

The city and its residents swallowed the bitter pill of defeat along with the Mavs five years ago. I can’t stomach it again.

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Let’s Go Power Rangers

12 Oct

Da-da-da-daaaaaaa.

There are some new heroes in town.

Ummm. . .they can’t fly.  Or run faster than a speeding bullet.  Or shoot lasers from their eyes.

But they wield bats.  Wear something eerily close to tights.  And have come to save the folks of Dallas from another year of pitiable sports teams.  Continue reading