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The night the 3’s rained down at Oracle

By Travis Duncan —Oakland, California, double-overtime, the Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors combined to shoot 88 three-pointers. Perfectly, symmetrically divided in half, 44-attempts per team. Golden State, the creme a la creme of modern long distance shooting, made 12, two less than Houston. The Warriors are hard to beat at Oracle, and it took… Keep Reading

College Football/Pigskin

Kevin Wilson out at Indiana: Life, Physicality, Grit, Toughness and other College Football things

—Kevin Wilson “resigned” as the head football coach at Indiana University on Thursday. It was not due to wins and losses. In fact, strictly by wins and losses Wilson had taken the Hoosier football program places it had not been in several decades. Indiana defensive coordinator, Tom Allen, whose acronym L.E.O. (short for “love each other”) spread… Keep Reading

MLB/Trending/Yardwork

The Cubs: lovable losers to lovable champs

There is a small sense somewhere deep inside the cynical mind that this Cubs team was built as a juggernaut, unlike many past Cubs teams built on a hope and a prayer and devoid of real talent at so many positions-including manager. Joe Maddon is from Pennsylvania and earned things the very hard way, 30-years… Keep Reading

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