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The Olympics—what I loved and hated

  It’s a good thing the Olympics come only once in every four years. If it came any more frequently than that we would all be zombies after sitting glued to the TV for two weeks. We find ourselves watching all the events, even ones we never heard of, just because it is the Olympics.

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Michael Phelps’ far-reaching influences

Michael Phelps’ achievements are mind-blowing; but, more than that, we could all learn a lesson from him and improve our health. He makes the sport of swimming look easy and fun; and, in fact, it is. We may not be able to fly through the water like him but with a good swimming routine we

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Bottoms Up!

I’m not a big baseball fan but I do love going to the ballpark and enjoying a cold beer and a hot dog on a warm summer evening. Now Huntington Park has a new way of pouring beer—from the bottom up. Who would believe there was a need to invent a new way of pouring

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The Gods of Football–Part II

My recent post ,Where do Penn State and the NCAA go from here?, stirred up a lot of controversy. My concern over this whole debacle, besides the obvious of molested children, is the fact that it continued because of the elevated stature of football on campus. Penn State is not the only university to hold

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The Second Child

Below is a reblog of a post titled The Second Child by Rick Lakin posted by permission of the author. There has been a lot in the news lately about the Jerry Sandusky trial and the Freeh Report, which was an attempt by Penn State to understand how this tragedy happened, but The Second Child

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Where do Penn State and the NCAA go from here?

We haven’t heard the end of the story about Jerry Sandusky and Penn State Football, the worst scandal to ever hit sports. The fallout will continue for years to come and the only redeeming factor will be if we as a society learn from this fiasco. The Freeh Report came out last week which strongly

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