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Big Ten Championship Sends Spartans to Rose Bowl

“This is the greatest day of my life!”

Proclaimed in the wake of Michigan State’s 34 – 24 upset win over second-ranked Ohio State, this sentiment wasn’t spoken by a usually subdued Mark Dantonio, sophomore quarterback Conner Cook or even an aging Spartan alumni.

It was screamed by a thrilled 7-year-old. Continue reading

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A Dallas Cowboy Fan Behind Enemy Lines (in Arkansas)

As a life-long Dallas Cowboys I’ve made a few mistakes in the many seasons I’ve lived through. Among them: Buying a game shirt for the Cowboys’ Christmas Eve game against the Eagles in 2011. It was my first Dallas game … Continue reading

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My Commandments of Sport Fandom

Maybe I’m not as strong willed as I’d like to think or I just had to satisfy my own morbid curiosity. Either way I bit a bullet I had been trying to avoid for years: the national phenomenon known as…Fantasy Football. … Continue reading

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That New Season Feel

You smell that? That’s the smell of optimism. Actually, I don’t know if a state of mind can have a scent, but if it did, I’d like to think it’s the smell of freshly cut grass/turf/whatever your favorite football team … Continue reading

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Day 5: Well, that was fun

We did it. We won. Take that Kent State. Though I have to feel a little sorry for the Flash fan base. Hadn’t been to a Bowl game in 40 years and  they came up short. Well, their time will … Continue reading

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Day 4: My Night in Mobile

So I’ve already done more in my two nights in Mobile than I did in my entire trip here last year. Friday night I went to the Mobile Greyhound Park, a dog racing track about 10 miles outside of the … Continue reading

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