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Not Where “Amazing” Happened, But Better

So, I went to the Prudential Center in Newark to see the Nets play the Golden State Warriors last night. I think it was as nice of a live professional sports experience as I’ve been to in years. Please don’t stop … Continue reading

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Dave Hollander on George Plimpton and the Art of Interviewing

The following is an excerpt from a March 2011 interview with Dave Hollander by Jerry Barca for the Plimpton! Book Club: Author and sports columnist Dave Hollander is the last person to record an interview with George Plimpton. Plimpton established … Continue reading

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NFL Owners vs. NFL Players 2011: The Owners Will Win

The confetti air-drop in Dallas at Super Bowl XLV was merely prelude to the real NFL paper war. And it’s a war the owners cannot lose. They never could. Union reps, league spokespersons and media will prattle on about fairness … Continue reading

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Flashback Q&A with Josh Hamilton

(Originally Published on AOL Sports, August 2, 2007) “Josh from Cincinnati” My little subheading is playing off HBO’s new, hard-to-know-what-the-hell-is-happening show, John from Cincinnati.   I like the show.  Recently, for another publication, I interviewed Austin Nichols who plays the enigmatic, could-be-alien title character.  (Great … Continue reading

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Introducing “The Good Guys”: The NBA Phoenix Suns

Rah, rah, rah. The reshuffled NBA rolled out their “new look” rosters this month after the league, in the offseason, underwent a full frontal LeBronomy. Teams are not just presenting themselves with new players but with entirely new — intentional … Continue reading

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