2014 medal projections: Alpine skiing

Updated Jan. 14 and Feb. 4 Lindsey Vonn is hurt. Tina Maze (Slovenia) dominated last year but hasn’t been as strong this year. Here we go … DOWNHILL Men Gold: Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway) Silver: Erik Guay (Canada) Bronze: Dominik Paris...

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A few questions and answers on ‘Enduring Spirit’

Stumbled into a few questions and comments on Enduring Spirit and figured I’d answer them here. Feel free to ask more — I’m easy to find. Also, check out my Q&A from earlier in the week with Caitlin Murray. Will the book &hell...

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‘ENDURING SPIRIT’ IS OUT

The book is only at Amazon for now. But you don’t need a Kindle to read it! Amazon offers apps for every platform you might possibly have — tablets, phones, laptops. Over the next few weeks, I will be working to make … Continue r...

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Are all scholastic sports a waste of time?

That’s the question raised in this pointed essay from The Atlantic: The Case Against High-School Sports and a follow-up from CollegeSportsScholarships.com. The examples cited are extreme. The Atlantic found schools that managed to fund its foo...

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‘Enduring Spirit’ excerpt: Game 1 prep

The book is still on pace to be released Oct. 15, though after yesterday’s malware and erotica incidents, it might be Kindle-only for the first few days. I will still release it on other formats. Today’s excerpt includes part of … ...

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‘Enduring Spirit’ excerpt: Charades

The book Enduring Spirit: Reviving Professional Women’s Soccer should be available Oct. 15, barring any last-minute editing questions or complications with converting my draft to e-book format. By popular demand, I’ll make sure it’...

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Gymnastics medal haul might even impress McKayla

The first year after the Olympics is always the least meaningful in gymnastics — that 17-year-old sensation of the next Games is only 14. But when four gymnasts combine for 12 medals, it’s worth noticing. And quadruple medalist Simone Bil...

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Diskerud vs. Carlsen: Analysis

Give Mix Diskerud credit for challenging the best chess player of this or possibly any age, Magnus Carlsen. Here’s the video and a quick analysis: Diskerud is given 7 minutes to play. Carlsen has 1. Even for a grandmaster, that’s …...

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