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Black Friday for the NBA – Owners and Players Finally Agree

Thanksgiving brings us football, turkey and plenty of leftovers and for the past few decades the beginning of Black Friday to get Christmas shopping rolling. And just as we were getting used to the idea of life without a large segment of “overpaid, whiney, large men in “long” short pants and their equally whiny management […]

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The Happening Trails

There is a biking community that stretches across Metro Detroit’s terrain and I would venture to say that in making that trek they have become masters of swift, safe travel. You’ve likely seen their forward momentum braving both hot and cold temperatures and defying the darkness that has begun to fall in what seems like […]

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Small Business Saturday: Mom & Pop Record Shop Edition

As all of you Black Friday sickos lick your wounds this Saturday afternoon, Main Street’s a-callin’. Because everything needs a name, today is Small Business Saturday. Cynicism aside, today is a perfect day for a visit to your local mom and pop record store–or five. Yesterday was the first Black Friday Record Store Day and […]

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Thanksgiving Sports Memories – Indians Host Pilgrims – Ends in Tie

Thursday may be a day of Turkey overload and whether or not you call it “stuffing” or “dressing”, they’ll be plenty of sports action going on around the country. College football hosts hundreds of in-state and border war rivalries where one team gets bragging rights for 365 days. There’s also a host of NFL games […]

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Wishful Thinking

    I have a pretty solid imagination, or at least I imagine that I do. So the other day I took a few minutes away from my day to fantasize about what I would do in downtown Royal Oak (which is were I spend a huge chunk of my time, Ann Arbor runs a […]

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Cleaning up Crap – It’s Important – Especially in Sports

(Warning: There are links in this blog that may be offensive to some individuals. Sorry.) I was at the circus with my wife and kids and marveled at the acrobatic and athletic prowess of the performers throughout the two-hour plus event. But something else caught my eye. Several “live” acts included animals – Shetland ponies, […]

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Six Reasons to Dine In

    We all pine away for the perfectly cooked steak from our favorite downtown spot, every now and again. I know I’ve been dying to try Woodbridge Pub for a few months and as much as I’d enjoy resting while another person prepares a tasty meal for me, I’ve been more apt lately, to […]

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When Tradition Die so do Schools

Traditions are huge in the south. And folks are loyal to those traditions just like they are to their favorite brand of vehicle or the “coke” they drink. But people all over the world have their own traditions from family get-togethers to what they wear when they cheer for “futbal” or “football.” Sports traditions are […]

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How to Break-up With Your Hairstylist

  Okay. There’s the love you have for your parents, the love you have for your spouse & children and the love you have for your stylist. Depending on which day you’re posed this question, who you admit to loving more might startle a few people. Let’s face it, the hands you left  cut and […]

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Top 10 Sports Horror Stories

As a salute to Halloween from the sports pages, I’d like to submit to you, my loyal readers and followers, a Top 10 List of Sports Horror stories. Now this list is incomplete and more of a “discussion starting point” but I just had to get it going…. If you agree or disagree, please let […]

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