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Keep an Eye on…

The $1,098,000-dollar question: Who will win the 2011 Waste Management Phoenix Open? As with every TOUR event on the schedule, it’s next to impossible to predict. The talent is just too diverse. Week-in and week-out, there are several dozen players in the...

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27 January
Tiger Woods of the United States gestures to a fan to be quiet from the fifth green during first round play at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament in Akron
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Year of the Tiger?

The big "f-bomb" reared its ugly head yet once again as His Majesty Tiger Woods hit a poor shot out of a bunker on the 8th hole at Torrey Pines (North Course) today. Of course, it was accompanied by burying his iron up to the...

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27 January
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Dyer Was Down

Okay, now that we have instant replay in football, we can break down every little detail with the precision of a watch maker. And in most cases, that works. But the controversial call during the BCS game where Michael Dyer was not called down...

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14 January
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Farewell to Favre

It appears like Brett Favre’s career is slowly crawling to an unceremonious conclusion and despite his brilliant play on the gridiron, his off-field transgressions seem to take center stage. From his hokey-pokey retirement dance to his recent sexting incident, Favre certainly has managed to...

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28 December
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RIP Frank Drebin

In November 2010, the world lost a comedic genius. Leslie Nielsen was admitted to a Fort Lauderdale, Florida hospital for pneumonia. On 28 November, Doug Nielsen, Leslie’s nephew, announced that his uncle had died in his sleep, due to complications from pneumonia. But...

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21 December
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The value of authenticity

Do you think Australians have ever heard of an Outback Steakhouse? Having never been to Australia, I can’t really say…but I have a strong suspicion the answer is no. My sense is all the Aussie G’Day-ness is sheer marketing hokum designed to create a distinction for...

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14 September
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In Memory of Erica Blasberg

Although The Clog will rarely, if ever, address a topic as tragic as this, I felt compelled to comment about the passing of Erica Blasberg. After weeks of investigation, her death was ruled a suicide. What a kick to the gut! There is...

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24 August