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Take Me Out to the Old Ball Game

Mar 15, 2016 No Comments by

By Jessica B. Now when I asked to be taken out to the ballgame, perhaps I should have been more specific. I should have requested a game where it didn’t start to rain during the first inning. I was psyched to see Clay “Don’t I look like I should be going to a RatDog concert” […]

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Cooperstown NY Baseball Hall of Fame

Mar 06, 2016 No Comments by

by Joseph Terrazas Cooperstown New York, (Named After James Fennimore Cooper) ( The Last of the Mohicans, Fame) I’m from Kansas City and visited my youngest sister in New York City, and had to take the pilgrimage, to the hall of fame in upstate N.Y. by train. And we went during Spring break, March of […]

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NIT Tournament – Madison Square Garden

Mar 03, 2016 No Comments

The other March Madness is the NIT and in 2005 a friend of mine, who is a U of Maryland Alumni, got tickets to the final day of the tournament and off we when to the Garden. The Turtles were making a run at the championship but fell short with a loss to South Carolina […]

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Sports Illustrated Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century

Feb 23, 2016 No Comments

It was Dec.’99 and Sports Illustrated was getting the Greatest Athletes from the 20th Century together. Awards and applause for everyone. I remember this stub mostly for the respect that went out for Muhammad Ali

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“Free Agent” fan seeking for a home

Feb 19, 2016 No Comments

by John Santos As many who’ve met me know, 2006 was what I called my “free agent” year.  No longer could I just stand by as two MLS teams existed in town.  I decided I would choose a team by the 2007 season.  But I had to sample them in person first. While most would […]

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I scalped a fake Super Bowl Ticket!

Feb 09, 2016 No Comments

By George Haggis Super Bowl XLI – February 4, 2006 – The ticket seen here is a fake ticket, a phony, a counterfeit! Every fans’ worst nightmare when buying in the secondary market. I inadvertently bought this ticket in Miami, FL for $400 thinking that it looked authentic, but still feeling a bit skeptical because […]

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Closing the Miami Arena

Jan 31, 2016 No Comments

by Brule Laker We didn’t realize until reading in the newspaper that our first Miami Heat game would be their last at the Miami Arena. Our company’s insurance agent, a Miami native, provided excellent tickets for the December 28, 1999, game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. We had previously attended Florida Panthers games at the arena, […]

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Chicago Cardinals Old School NFL

Jan 22, 2016 No Comments

The Chicago Cardinals Old School NFL by Brule Laker The Chicago Cardinals always lagged in popularity behind the Bears. For most of their existence, they played at Comiskey Park, the home of the White Sox. As South Siders, we rooted for the usually hapless Cardinals. Less than 16,000 fans turned out on a beautiful late-November […]

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Monster Trucks – can you say Robosaurus

Jan 18, 2016 No Comments

by John Santos Swimming pools, movies stars.  That’s what most of the country thinks when they hear about Los Angeles.  Monster Trucks for some reason never seem to make the list.  But what many don’t know is the Los Angeles, and Southern California in general is quite the hotspot for Monster Trucks, off road racing, […]

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Ohio State Buckeye Basketball – 1979-1980

Jan 14, 2016 No Comments

by Brian Clair The Ohio State Buckeye Basketball tickets – at St. John’s Arena in late 1970’s. Michigan Game was February 7th and the Illinois game was on the 16th.    St. John’s was also a popular concert venue in the day. My mom was a bog hoops fan back in the day – probably […]

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