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At the same time Argentina hosted the 1978 World Cup, the nation's dictators were waging their "Dirty War" of repression, kidnappings and torture. As the tournament again draws near, ghastly memories are flooding back.

- dave 6-09-2014 9:11 pm [link] [add a comment]

- dave 6-09-2014 6:09 pm [link] [add a comment]

how to watch the world cup like a true soccer nerd is a useful primer about positions, positioning, terminology & tactics.

- dave 6-06-2014 7:38 pm [link] [add a comment]

super sporty month except for me on my couch.

watching some of the french open semifinals. women today, men tommorow. sharapova got through to the finals. dont know either of the women playing now but im rooting for the feisty little romanian who is currently #4 in the world, simona halep, against her tall teutonic foe. slugging it out in the second set at the moment on nbc. nadal v. murray at 11am est tomorrow. djokovic v. gulbis at 7am est.

later tonight the nba finals gets underway. its a rematch between last years finalists miami and san antonio.

the world cup and us open golf at pinehurst both start next thursday.

and wimbledon begins on the 23rd.

- dave 6-05-2014 6:09 pm [link] [8 comments]

don zimmer was chagrined. he did not want to live in a world without ecstasy. by the time someone explained to him that only the creator of ecstasy ceased to exist so had he. but ultimately don zimmer was confused. he thought they were talking about chaw which was the only thing that truly made him happy.

- dave 6-05-2014 5:27 am [link] [4 comments]

cant remember the last time i watched hockey. about as often as the rangers make the stanley cup final. so about every twenty years. pucks just about to drop for game one on nbc with the rangers taking on the la kings.. i think the play by play guy is an old rangers announcer so it takes me right back to 1983.


- dave 6-05-2014 1:25 am [link] [6 comments]

baseballs unwritten rules

- dave 6-03-2014 8:52 pm [link] [add a comment]

tar heel
- bill 6-03-2014 1:52 pm [link] [add a comment]

ballmer going all in on clippers.

- dave 5-30-2014 1:13 am [link] [4 comments]

- jim 5-29-2014 8:55 pm [link] [5 comments]