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Lance Armstrong, Manti Te’o and Chip Kelly or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Not Believe Anything Anyone Says

If you are a sports fan you are most certainly aware of the three stories that I am referencing in the verbose title of this post. But just in case, let’s recap. Lance Armstrong has a long history of participating in a sport that we as Americans generally do not care about. He has to […]

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Mea Culpa: My Secret Season with The Fighting Irish

It’s best to just get this out of the way: I am an enormous hypocrite. Until now, only three other people knew just how enormous. There’s my wife, who walked in on me when I was in the middle of breaking a solemn, public vow I’d made just months prior. Then there are my friends […]

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#25 The Importance of a Good Drive

Administrator’s Note: We here at TTAF are taking a break from blogging for the rest of the year. We feel that it is important that we take some time off to spend with friends and family, and also to relax a bit as the past year has been hectic for all four of us. We […]

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#30 Bela Karolyi is Geppetto and Other Olympic Facts Of Which You Must Be Aware

Administrator’s Note: We here at TTAF are taking a break from blogging for the rest of the year. We feel that it is important that we take some time off to spend with friends and family, and also to relax a bit as the past year has been hectic for all four of us. We […]

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#46 Too Much To Lose: 5 Sports You Shouldn’t Play With A Woman

Administrator’s Note: We here at TTAF are taking a break from blogging for the rest of the year.  We feel that it is important that we take some time off to spend with friends and family, and also to relax a bit as the past year has been hectic for all four of us.  We […]

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The Thing About Kentucky Basketball

Though we here at TTAF do our best to avoid obvious local biases (our love of bourbon notwithstanding), there are a few things which are such a part of our collective Kentuckian DNA that suppressing them is all but impossible. One such thing is Kentucky Basketball. In our state, basketball allegiances are more important than […]

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Staches, Candy Maldonado, Exploding Birds, and Chipper Jones: My Baseball Dream Team

I grew up in a baseball home.  This means that when I was about a year old I was weaned from my mother by being given nachos and a hotdog.  My room was the ballpark, and it was a fantastic way to grow up.  If I wasn’t playing baseball I was watching it, trading cards, […]

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How To Not Like Sports by Jake Barker

Administrator’s Note: Jake sent us this post a long time ago and we have been holding it for this week.  For those of you who are not aware, this week marks the beginning of college football, probably the greatest sporting season of the year.  With that in mind, you need to know the information below. […]

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On Video Replay In Little League Baseball

I was watching the Little League World Series last night when the game was stopped for video replay to get a call correct.  A few pitches later the game was stopped again.  Then again.  It happened frequently enough that it really started to take away from the game.  During one of the long pauses I […]

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Bela Karolyi is Geppetto and Other Olympic Facts Of Which You Must Be Aware

The Olympics are well underway.  I originally decided that the Olympics have been boring since the end of the Cold War, or so I have been told.  However, the more I have watched recently the more I have gotten into it.  The following are some notes that I have compiled while drinking coffee and watching […]

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