What We're Thankful For

What We're Thankful For

It's that time again... time to fill up on turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and gravy.  Time to gather 'round with family and connect. Time to watch football! Yes, if you're Canadian it's long over, but for those from the ol' US of A, today is the day: Thanksgiving. It's one of the best holidays; lots to chew and view, hopefully an extra day ...
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The Songs of Sport

The Songs of Sport

When out at a sporting event, there's certain songs you're bound to hear blasting from the jumbotron. "We Will Rock You," "Jump Around," and "YMCA" are major ones. The probing beat of The White Stripe's "Seven Nation Army" has been adopted by teams and their fanbases across the globe. Queen actually has two stadium hits, as what would a title w...
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A Classic World Series

A Classic World Series

This year's World Series features two of baseball's most classic-looking teams, the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Both franchises have made very few changes to their aesthetic over the years; here's a good summary of both: There was some tinkering in the early years but once both clubs nailed down one look they stuck to it...
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1908: Debut of the "Red Sox"

1908: Debut of the "Red Sox"

The Boston Red Sox are having a heck of a year. They finished the 2018 regular season with 108 wins, and, on route to that end point, breached the century mark before any other team claimed 90. They ranked first for hits, RBIs, and runs. Their pitching staff had the most wins in the league and were top-10 in ERA. And so, not surprisingly, the S...
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The Legendary Leahy

The Legendary Leahy

As the leaves change and the weather cools, signalling a switch to fall, only one thing can be on the minds of college football fans: the chase for the National Championship is starting to heat up. For supporters of the University of Notre Dame that chase is very real this season. The Fighting Irish made a statement this past Saturday; they ove...
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El Tiante

El Tiante

The Red Sox have had many unique players don the "B" and take the field at Fenway Park. Ted Williams and his grumpy, John Wayne-like persona, a god among men. His teammate "The Scientist," Dom DiMaggio, in his spectacles. In the 1960s and '70s there was tough-as-nails Carl Yastrzemski and, of course, "Spaceman" Bill Lee with his Eephus pitch an...
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