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Carl Lewis: Still an Olympic-Sized Jerk

Following Bolt’s performance in Beijing, Lewis told Sports Illustrated: "Countries like Jamaica do not have a random program, so they can go months without being tested. I’m not saying anyone is on anything, but everyone needs to be on a level playing field." Pot, kettle, black, when Carl Lewis bitches about doping in the Olympics. […]

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Phys Ed: The Right Kind of Sports Bra – NYTimes.com

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/08/18/phys-ed-the-right-kind-of-sports-bra But a raft of new studies has established, convincingly, that breasts are more mobile and less manageable than most people once believed. There are times when modern science makes me want to smack it upside the head. Or, in this case, aggressively moosh its face into my cleavage.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cxr9lXCfVHk A fantastic ad for a fantastic concept: For a few years now, the NHL has put on a “Winter Classic” matchup of two pro teams in an outdoor setting. The first was Montreal-Edmonton on a football field in -40C temperatures. This year appears to be Chicago-Detroit (in gorgeous vintage uniforms) at famed baseball park […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080416/ap_on_en_ot/martha_stewart_s_dog;_ylt=AuHyonxm2Kr.8YvN7xECyB7K.nQA OK, seriously, this has become ridiculous. Paging the US news media. US news media, please come home – your public misses you. Martha Stewart’s dog Paw Paw dies of renal failure

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Print Story – canada.com network

http://www.canada.com/components/print.aspx?id=aac3ae0d-73fb-49bd-b312-eaade74a0497&k=96118 Jack Todd’s features are as engaging as I expected. Really worth a read, even if you don’t know the individuals he mentions. (Hint, hint: it’s a good way to learn about them!) Here, he writes up one of my favourites (blogged about many, many times), Jean Beliveau, in a way that encapsulates my own […]

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Montreal Gazette

http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/features/top10/index.html Here’s another of the Gazette’s outsized-personality columnists – Jack Todd. Courtesy of the Vietnam draft, he’s a “transplanted American” who spent years dragging himself up by his combat-bootstraps to attain the status of Crusty Sportswriter. His pieces are generally simple, but terrifically involving reads. I kept a copy of his “athlete of the century” […]

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http://www.celsiusdesign.net/sabres/jerseys.html The Buffalo Sabres were a late-60s expansion team, but their fans are rabid to the point of sounding like Original Sixers. A leaked picture of the upcoming uniform and logo change has said fans in a tizzy, and they are responding with petitions, protests and very creative alternative suggestions. The link appears to be […]

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