Church, Doesn't Fit in a Category, General

Don’t Shoot for Average

Last night, I watched LeBron James (supposedly the greatest individual player in the NBA) have an average game and lose. The Miami Heat consists of two tremendously talented players (James and Dwyane Wade) and a cast of basically nameless supporting players. In order for them to win, James and Wade must play extraordinary basketball. Against… Continue reading Don’t Shoot for Average

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Sports, Violence and Riots

You might remember that last year, when the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup there were widespread riots in Vancouver. Similar things have happened in many cities across North America, but all pale in comparison to the 1894 game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Boston Red Stockings. (Despite the similarities in name, neither of… Continue reading Sports, Violence and Riots