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Will Life Imitate Art?: TV NFL Player Comes “Out”

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I have long believed life imitates art.  Leonardo da Vinci conceptualized a helicopter and a tank centuries before they were “invented.”  The pioneering submarine designer, Simon Lake, credited his inspiration to Jules Verne’s science fiction story, “20,000 Leagues Under the … Continue reading

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Running Tough

Cleveland running back Trent Richardson breaks through New York tacklers as he rushes for a first-quarter touchdown.

Anyone who has run a marathon—as I have—knows just how tough it can be.  And that it’s not about how you start, but how you finish.  And it’s not even about HOW you finish, it’s just about finishing!  It’s about … Continue reading

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Bubba Grinds It Out!

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I am a self-proclaimed “football girl.”  So why am I unable to resist glancing at my tv, every now and then, to watch the Masters Golf Championship in Augusta?  Certainly, there are no gorgeous male thighs in spandex. . .the … Continue reading

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Discovering Anthony Davis

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So I had a “Placido Domingo” moment the other day watching the Final Four Men’s game between Kentucky and Louisville.  As you know, I don’t follow NCAA Basketball until March Madness; then, I’m all over it.  So this big 6-foot … Continue reading

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Necessary Roughness Rules March Madness

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So I guess the Madness part is that I watched 8 college basketball games a day for two days straight this last weekend.  I know I’m an official Football Girl, but there’s something that grabs me about young men and … Continue reading

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