Category Archives: Sports

Review of Play Ball!

In their book, Play Ball!: Doughboys and Baseball during the Great War, Alexander F. Barnes, Peter L. Belmonte, and Samuel Barnes examine the love of “America’s Pastime” by those who fought World War 1. Whether they were on the frontlines … Continue reading

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Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw: ‘Being a dad is the greatest thing that has ever happened to me’ By Joshua Doering

A seven-time All-Star, three-time Cy Young Award winner and 2014 National League MVP, Clayton Kershaw is one of the best pitchers to ever play the game. He has a career 2.42 ERA to go with 2,342 strikeouts in 2,168.1 innings. … Continue reading

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Clayton Kershaw is a Star on and Off the Field

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Baseball’s Back

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Dodgers Dugout Remembering Don Newcombe By Houston Mitchell

Don Newcombe in 1951. (Associated Press) Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell and this entire newsletter is dedicated to Don Newcombe. Don Newcombe (June 14, 1926 – February 19, 2019) Dodger great … Continue reading

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New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead to cap rollercoaster season in Super Bowl John Ackerman

  The 2018-19 season has not gone as planned for New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead. He slightly tore a knee ligament during the preseason and had to miss games, and then three games into the regular season he … Continue reading

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Gladys Knight to Sing Anthem at Super Bowl — She Has a Message for Kaepernick

Legendary soul singer Gladys Knight will sing the National Anthem during Super Bowl LIII — and she’s hoping to reclaim the patriotic song from Colin Kaepernick and the NFL kneelers. Knight, an icon who actually lived through the civil rights … Continue reading

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