Jon E. Garrett
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Archive for October, 2012
 

 

These people are going to burn Lance Armstrong for his crimes

Never let it be said that the English don’t know how to kick a man when he is down. Former cycling hero Lance Armstrong added another indignity to the long list he has been forced to endure this month after being outed as one...
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Off-duty cop shows son proper way to tackle, Deadspin lives on

While Superstorm Sandy pounds at the Northeast the rest of the nation watches on in awe at the destruction, chaos and death wrought, while at the same time wishing those well that stayed to brave the storm. For us sad sack jour...
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NFL

Saints fan makes the most of meeting with the commish

Some men are content to give up on their dreams, cash a paycheck and live lives of quiet desperation. This story is, of course, not about one of those sad sacks beaten down by the minutiae of life.  It is about a dreamer, one...
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The Horns defense still stinks, but Portman’s presence points to better things to come

There is a lot of bellyaching going on these days at the 40 Acres. Whether it’s University of Texas football fans lamenting the team’s 5-2 record, players publicly doubting their own teammates’ work ethics on defense or e...
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Big Tex goes down in a blaze of glory

Everyone knows everything is bigger in Texas. From belt buckles to bra sizes, watermelon festivals to (unfortunately) waistlines and, of course, football stadiums – nobody does BIG better than the Lone Star State. For the pas...
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