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    Tough Break

    by  • December 29, 2014 • Featured, Fiction, Hockey, Jeff Dupuis • 0 Comments


    My cousin Billy was the first one on the ice. The kids usually are. Uncle Robert and Uncle Harry moved two of the tractors in place and their headlights lit up the pond like it was a real arena. Billy and his little sister Karen skated laps over the frozen water while the rest...

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    The Illuminati Comes To Dinwoody Field

    by  • September 23, 2014 • Baseball, Featured, Fiction, Jeff Dupuis • 0 Comments


    “Winning is everything.” –Billy Martin, 4-time World Series Champion second baseman, 1-time World Series Champion manager, all with the Yankees. The Catfish, with one foot up on the lip of the dugout, watched the owner’s son, Wallace Dinwoody, lead three unfamiliar men across the field during practice. His mustache hung down near his Adam’s...

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    Jake Braun: Four Poems

    by  • September 16, 2014 • Baseball, Featured, Hockey, Jake Braun, Poetry • 0 Comments


    Communication Blood the rosy stamp, A tooth the torn envelope; Suicide passed out.     SA SE (self-addressed saussurean emotion) All your words come back to you No matter what. They defy settling, slash and black hawk through Postal networks of a life’s creation. Like how Jonathan Toews believed he was a hero, and...

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    Embedded in the No Noobs Clan

    by  • August 13, 2014 • Featured, Gaming, Jonathan Sapers • 0 Comments


    Somewhere on the Internet… The clans have clashed and somewhere along a darkened Internet plain, our forces appear to be winning. My clanmates in “No Noobs” (for no newbies), including The Young Cack and Almighty Push, are Californian teenagers who when they’re not calling each other teenager names, and falling out like members of...

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    P.K. Subban & the Montreal Canadiens: A Battle for the Generations

    by  • August 11, 2014 • Avi Goldberg, Featured, Hockey • 0 Comments


    Editor’s Note: A version of this article originally appeared on Eyes on the Prize. As I type, members of Habs Nation have collectively exhaled and stepped back from the brink. After an arbitration hearing between P.K. Subban and the Montreal Canadiens over the player’s next NHL contract resulted in plenty of doom and gloom...

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    The Shirt off My Back

    by  • August 7, 2014 • Featured, Hockey, Kevin Bray • 0 Comments


    My daughter has a tiny threadbare blanket on her bed, which she uses to wrap a small stuffed dog named Goldie. The blanket is tissue paper thin after seventeen years of rough use, most of which took place in the first seven years. Like the boy in the children’s story “Owen”, she used her...

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    The Art of the Diving Catch

    by  • August 4, 2014 • Baseball, Featured, Matt Robinson, Poetry • 0 Comments


    Most outfielders dive for catches as if they’re falling headfirst off the hood of a car, their bodies dropping at a high angle, both hands extended in front of them. — Buster Olney, ESPN                     you know: although the pros – your anthony gose, your andruw jones – execute as though the field’s a car poorly...

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    The Death of Jogo Bonito

    by  • July 14, 2014 • Featured, Futbol, Quinn Smith, Soccer • 2 Comments


    When I moved to rural Brazil for three months, carrying little more than two old duffel bags and some noble ideas, there were two things that I wanted to learn: Portuguese and jogo bonito—the Brazilian style of soccer. The first came after a solid month of silence, just listening while I figured out who...

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