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Another Baseball Season in the Books

“Love is the most important thing in the world. But baseball is pretty good too.” Yogi Berra   The 2019 Major League Baseball season is over for me. It “officially” ended on the evening of October 9th when the Washington … Continue reading

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The Solheim Cup and Me; A Love Story

” There are only 3 rules in sports television. Get on the air clean, get off the air clean, and get all your commercials in.” Don Ohlmeyer   It’s time for the Solheim Cup. Those biennial golf matches that pit … Continue reading

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A Most Memorable Win Brings Back Memories

“Unforgettable in every way” Irving Gordon   There are people out there, as I sit and write this, popping off (with little to no justification) that they “put The Golf Channel on the map”. I know better, I was there. … Continue reading

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The Most Overused and Least Effective Word in Sports Broadcastin

“You’re unbelievable” EMF I spent the past week or so taking one for the team. I watched sports. A lot of sports. Several networks, dozens of games, different sports, probably close to a hundred announcers. It was all part of … Continue reading

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My New Masters Tradition

“A Tradition Unlike Any Other” Jim Nantz   I have been watching The Masters on CBS ever since I can remember (and I can’t remember when I started). The first weekend in April always included the network’s coverage of the … Continue reading

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The 30% Solution

“Words, empty as the wind, are best left unsaid.” Homer   I watch a ton of sports on television. It used to be my job, it’s always been a passion. Lately it’s a chore. Oh, I still love the sports. … Continue reading

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A Most Memorable Week at the U.S. Women’s Open

“I can pull a rabbit out of a hat I can pull it out but I can’t put it back I can make love dissapear For my next trick I’ll need a volunteer” Warren Zevon   I used to go … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Belize

My wife, Sarah, planned our vacation to Belize to include a final, full, day unencumbered by any plans. We woke up before the sun and because the lodgings at The Turtle Inn face east, including our own Starfish Cottage, we … Continue reading

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Belize Day Four… Snorkeling And More

“You’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat” Martin Brody to Captain Quint in JAWS   Thursday was snorkel day for our group and I am not ashamed to admit I opened my eyes that morning with a knot of dread in my gut. We … Continue reading

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From The Jungle To The Beach… Belize, Day Three

We were scheduled to leave Blancaneaux on Tuesday, Valentines Day, and did just that after breakfast, a short walk and an hour or so by the pool. Honestly it was, like the delicious Belizean chocolate, a little bitter sweet because I … Continue reading

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