Category Archives: sports

Nothing Changes If Nothing Changes

“Put it back.” My Mom (about a gazillion times)   I’m a huge fan of The Masters. I have been for as long as I can remember. I have been fortunate to attend several tournaments, actually work a couple (thank … Continue reading

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It’s Official!

“The referee is going to be the most important person in the ring tonight besides the fighters.” George Foreman   There is so much to talk about dear readers. First and foremost, let me give some hearty congratulations to the North … Continue reading

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Pick A Winner

I am a terrible prognosticator. I realize it. I readily admit it. I know why it’s true. I bet with my heart and not with my head. All you have to do is look at my 2017 March Madness Bracket … Continue reading

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Home Means Nevada

“I tell ya, I get no respect. If I was a politician I would be honest.” Rodney Dangerfield   The year was 2004, it was March. We were at a bar in Myrtle Beach or Austin, Texas, or West Palm … Continue reading

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TV Sports Graphics “Unforced Errors”

“A good decision is based on knowledge and not numbers.” Plato   As 2016 turned into 2017 I secretly hoped the folks that head up the graphics departments at various television networks would have finally come to their senses. Oh well. … Continue reading

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I Long To Be Bowled Over Again

We in the Hirshland household are not necessarily resolute people, instead we prefer to think of ourselves as goal oriented. So, at the beginning of each new year we don’t fall prey to the resolution trap and make vague and … Continue reading

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Arnold Palmer 1929-2016

I first wrote this piece on April, 11 2016. Since then Muhammed Ali and now the great Arnold Palmer have passed. May they rest in peace.   “Mama, put my guns in the ground I can’t shoot them anymore. That … Continue reading

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