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Basketball as a Little Filipino-American Boy’s Religion: Be Like Mike

October 15, 2012 by

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There was something magical about throwing a round orange ball in hopes of getting it through a cylinder with a net hoop.  It was fun.  So fun that every morning, I would be obliged to take a few shots.  30 minutes worth of shooting.  From my designated “3-point line.”  From close up.  Against the backboard. […]

Playoff Hopes Resting on the Chicago Bears Pass Attack

October 2, 2012 by

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Chimed in late to yesterday’s Bears-Cowboys game, but I guess the pivotal parts of the game, when Lance Briggs picked off Tony Romo in the 3rd quarter. If there’s anything to describe the Lovie Smith era of the Bears, it’s always been about super-solid defense and special teams bolstering a mediocre-bad offense. In Lovie’s regular […]