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Like almost everyone else, my reaction to the news that Albert Pujols would be joining the Los Angeles Dodgers was one of surprise and instantaneous questions as to the logic practiced by the reigning champions of baseball. Obviously money wasn’t a factor. Albert will receive his guaranteed millions no matter …

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The other 29 members of the board and I would be most appreciative if you’d take a few seconds to hear this brief “pitch” for our project at the Springfield, Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. While now in existence for over three decades, this city sports hall of fame is …

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Disappointed? Of course! Who wouldn’t be with the Bears getting walloped by a really good North Dakota football team 44-10. But, let’s not forget that the reborn Petrino’s succeeded in changing not only their own mindset and focus on football, but the perspective of a starved football public in the …

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This reporter will admit to being somewhat surprised (pleasantly) at the inclusion of the Missouri State Bears in the historic first ever spring FCS football playoffs. Surprised, not because they didn’t belong, quite the contrary, but rather because I didn’t think the committee would invite any more than three teams …

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This is a myopic viewpoint I will admit. And a viewpoint that might be strongly criticized in some circles. And that I accept… it certainly won’t be the first time. But this reporter is more than just a bit disturbed by Major League Baseball’s decision to yank the mid-summer All …

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This reporter really felt like as the 2020/21 has reached its apparent conclusion, the Missouri State Bears were jelling into the cohesive and winning unit which we have been expecting for the last several seasons. And, with a roster that could, with luck, stay intact, some very bright and entertaining …

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It was very early in the Super Bowl telecast when my derriere closely followed by my torso found its way into the easy chair in front of the large flat screen allowing the ophthalmological portion of my being relatively easy access to the proceedings in Tampa. Sadly, that was the …

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