Category Archives: Sports

Federer/Djokovich in Monte Carlo

Paleo Retiree writes: Lots of clay court magic to be enjoyed in this recent Roger/Novak battle, with Roger showing almost as much sparkle, wit and athletic resourcefulness as he routinely did when he was in his middle 20s. Previous Federer highlight reels: … Continue reading

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Michael Jordan’s Home Is For Sale

epiminondas writes: If you would like to live in the equivalent of a department store environment, this may be the home for you.

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Solidarity in the Locker Room?

Fenster writes: There has been a lot of ink spilled over the NLRB decision that seems to be opening a door for unionization of college athletics. There are many general summaries of the decision out there.  Here’s one. It’s the … Continue reading

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Russians!

Paleo Retiree writes: Musing Du Jour: Are GoPro videos and dashcam videos the most exciting audiovisual-thru-time things being made these days? What movies can compare?

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Wawrinka Defeats Nadal

Paleo Retiree writes: Rafa may have been playing hurt, but Stan was on fire. That supersolid, ever-dangerous one-handed backhand of his was a special marvel. God bless the tennis (and video-editing) nuts who prepare these highlight clips and upload them … Continue reading

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Federer And His “Tweener”

Paleo Retiree writes: Greatest stunt shot in the history of professional tennis?

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GoPro Hijinks

Paleo Retiree writes: If people are going to persist in amusing themselves by doing physically risky things, may there at least be a GoPro camera attached.

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Surf Music

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Related A good source. Another.

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Federer Du Jour

Paleo Retiree writes: I don’t know how Federer dreams up these shots, let alone executes them. Incidentally: a big tip of the hat to YouTube user (and major Federer fan) MrSeba1670. I’m very grateful to the tennis fans who go … Continue reading

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“Broke”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I really like the documentary work of Billy Corben. He’s got a feel for muckraking sensationalism as well as a knack for weaving talking-head interviews into dense, colorful swathes of information. You can sense his inquisitiveness, … Continue reading

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