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Venezuelans Gone Wild

Many of you know I don’t like the Wild Card format. To me, it cheapens the playoffs and begs the question, “what is this, hockey?” (10 of 30 MLB teams can now qualify for some sort of playoff spot.) But … Continue reading

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Live from Japan! The VZ All-Stars Go East, Young Man

Back in my day, it was hip for rock and rollers to make live albums at Japan’s famous Budokan Theater. Once the Beatles broke ground in the once-sacrosanct martial arts facility, everyone played there—and made live recordings. Deep Purple. Cheap … Continue reading

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A Royal Third: Venezuelans Dominate Game 4 (and the World Series)

It’s a good World Series, isn’t it? In New York, it’s not getting a lot of interest, but the locals have moved on to their mediocre hockey, basketball and football teams. Game 1 was a rout, and I must admit I … Continue reading

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A Flower Blooms in Cleveland

If you were to venture a guess as to who the best pitcher in baseball was for the past month, Carlos Luis Carrasco might not be the first name to roll off your tongue. (Not *that* Carlos Carrasco, the bad-ass-looking … Continue reading

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