Tag Archives: Sports

Baseball Is Finally Back!

After months of bleakness and depression, during which I was out of work, cut off from the rest of the world, and fearing that I was going to become yet another victim of the pandemic that has been spreading unencumbered … Continue reading

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My Boxing Day Tradition of Challenging Strangers to a Boxing Match

Originally posted on The Return of the Modern Philosopher:
Happy Boxing Day!  This is a holiday that gets this Modern Philosopher very excited.  I’ve been up early doing my sit ups, getting in some work on the heavy bag, and…

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All Soccer Matches To Begin 1-1 To Ensure No More Scoreless Ties

Big news from the world of soccer (aka “the boring form of football”), Modern Philosophers. Realizing that more and more fans were falling asleep and/or dying of boredom during soccer matches because most of them ended in scoreless ties, FIFA … Continue reading

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The Devil Grabs The Situation By The Heart

We were watching whatever college football game was on while we waited for the Notre Dame one to start, when The Devil caught me off guard with a question. “Did you wear a cup when you played baseball in college?” … Continue reading

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A Throw Back To My Days As A Baseball Star

A lot of Modern Philosophers ask me why I never became a professional baseball player. I think they worry that I passed up on a glamorous career of leading the Yankees to numerous World Series titles, so that I could … Continue reading

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FIFA Eliminates Goalkeepers In Attempt To Make Soccer Exciting

Originally posted on The Return of the Modern Philosopher:
Goooooooooooaaaaaaal! That’s a call very few soccer announcers ever get to make.  However, FIFA, the international governing body for soccer, took a major step towards changing that today by deciding to…

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7 Minutes In Heaven or Why The Devil Prefers Spin The Bottle

March Madness has come to The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers, and I’m not just talking about the college basketball variety. Yes, the NCAA Tournament has been on the TV all weekend, but I’ve barely paid it any mind.  … Continue reading

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Friday Night Think Tank: Winter Olympics Edition

We made it to another weekend, Modern Philosophers!  It was a close one… The Winter Olympics are back, so when you put on your Deep Thinking Toga tonight and head out to the Think Tank, perhaps you should adorn your … Continue reading

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Mainers Excited To Chase Snowballing Gold At Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics are less than a month away, Modern Philosophers, and Maine is abuzz about the US Snowball Fighting Team’s chance at winning the gold. This is the first year that Snowball Fighting is an Olympic sport, and the … Continue reading

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Rex Ryan Tells Jets That Santa Will Die If They Don’t Win Today

New York Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan is desperate for a win, and might have risked putting himself on Santa Claus’ Naughty List forever just to get one today. With his team on a three game losing streak and free … Continue reading

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