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Players of the Day: September 29th

Roger Angell, when recalling the famous Carlton Fisk home run, once wrote: It is foolish and childish, on the face of it, to affiliate ourselves with anything so insignificant and patently contrived and commercially exploitative as a professional sports team,

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Players of the Day: September 18th

Action! As the camera turns from the hallway to the office, we see charts, spreadsheets, and heat maps sprawled out across the floor. Robert Plant’s voice screeches through the stereo as we focus on a man on the couch. Cryin’

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Players of the Day: September 15th

Note: Before you read this post, be sure to check out Brad’s Steve Avery story below. I think I’m beginning to see and appreciate life through the eyes of a Twins fans. At some point you sort of just give up

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Players of the Day: September 10th

Some of you may or may not be familiar with the 1973 film adaptation of the classic children’s book Charlotte’s Web. Alongside other classics like The Sandlot and Angels in the Outfield, this was a staple of my family’s movie selection when I was

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Player of the Day: September 9th

Today, we are eschewing the categories associated with the typical POTD paradigm, as the idea of context versus context neutral was shattered- nay, obliterated- by one single player’s performance. On July 24th, the Oakland Athletics were pretty clearly the best team in

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