Category Archives: poker

Monday Myriad, July 7: Meb passed a lot of you

Best and worst in myriad sports this week: BEST CHARITY RUN Meb Keflezighi started at the back of the Peachtree Road Race. He couldn’t pass everyone — the top runners were had been done for more than an hour by … Continue reading &...

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Monday Myriad: Waffle Cup … and greetings, Season!

Has soccer made it in America? We debate this topic every four years, and I’m officially declaring the conversation dead. Why? These two tweets: We don't believe in Belgium waffles — Waffle House (@WaffleHouse) June 30, 2014 America d...

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Monday Myriad, June 23: World Cup comeback

Best and worst from myriad sports this week: BEST COMEBACK Oh, the headline? No, not that World Cup. The rowing World Cup (one of several for the year) in France. But the race deserves the clickbait-and-switch. U.S. women’s eight were written...

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Friday Myriad: Morning TV, friendly soccer

I have survived Double Deadline Day. I survived the sauna that passes for RFK Stadium’s press box. I survived the long Metro ride home, which ended with a ranting woman accusing me of using my Blackberry to transmit shortwave signals … C...

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Paralympic poker player cashing in

No, poker hasn’t been added to the Olympics or Paralympics. But a Paralympic veteran is having some success in the World Series of Poker’s Main Event. Marlon Shirley, two-time gold medalist at 100 meters and a man with an inspiring &helli...

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Cycling, poker and unreal time

We’re spoiled today on so many levels. International supply chains bring us all the world’s goods, from Colombian coffee to Vidalia onions. Our TVs brings us crisp images of live events on the other side of the globe. We can … Cont...

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Monday Myriad: No soccer withdrawal here

Sixteen years ago, I felt a few pangs of withdrawal. I had been able to watch maybe half of the World Cup games on my little TV in my little living room in my little apartment. After that dreary final … Continue reading →...

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Friday Myriad: Up all night for Aussie Rules, MMA, Le Tour

No, I didn’t forget. Today was a last-ditch effort to get some progress on two nagging free-lance assignments. Which reminds me — if you or someone you know is a male caregiver for a spouse or loved one who has … Continue reading &...

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