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Rafael Nadal downs Roger Federer in another 5-setter

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With the Super Bowl in town this weekend, I suspect I was far from being the only person up at 3:30 in the morning to watch a sporting event, but I may have been one of the only ones who was interested in tennis, not football. After you went to bed last night, Rafael Nadal held off Roger Federer in another five-set Grand Slam final, keeping Pete Sampras’ record of 14 major titles intact for now. – Nadal became the…

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Yuck! Going to the Giants’ game

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If it wasn’t bad enough that I had to watch the Giants beat my Buccaneers and then my Cowboys on the way to their Super Bowl win or that I had to endure watching that game surrounded by the most obnoxious bar crowd (the bartender literally sprayed the crowd with water, they were so out of control. But at least I met Jessica that night), now Kim tells me she was given tickets to a Giants’ game. And not a…

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A tale of two events for Tampa

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If Tampa lands the 2008 Republican National Convention, the city will face playing host to two massive events just five months apart. The Super Bowl will come to Tampa in February 2009. The GOP confetti-fest is slated for September 2008. Can one city handle so much love? The GOP convention site selection committee in April posed just that question to a delegation pushing to bring the Republicans to Tampa. “We responded and said we thought it would be a good…

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Peter J. Schorsch, 1941-2006

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This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper. — T.S. Eliot These were the last words of consequence that my father spoke before he passed away in his sleep this past Sunday. That he said them two days before his death is testament to how intelligent and lucid he remained during his four-month struggle with bone, liver and lung cancer.…

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