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Most years, I persuade a famous novelist to write a 500-word recap of the Super Bowl — Dostoyevski and Faulkner, among others, have donned their sportswriters’ caps to appear in this space — but this year Virginia Woolf phoned at halftime to say she was backing out, the Seahawks were up 22-zip. “Stick a fork […]

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Iggles

As you may know, they beat the Cowboys last night to win the NFC East title. While I may hate football, I hate the Cowboys, too. Everyone around here hates the Cowboys (and the Mets, and the Rangers).

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Outta here!

Charlie Manuel, general manager of the Phillies.

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Allen Iverson

Rock bottom. Poster boy for how poorly prepared professional athletes are for real life.

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My gift to you

Crunches are bad for you!

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How Lance doped his fans

Evidence? OK, here you are: Lance Armstrong said he wanted to see the names of his accusers. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency gave him 26, including 11 former teammates. The world’s most famous cyclist said he wanted to see the hard evidence that he was a doper. The agency gave him that, too: About 200 pages […]

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By Odd Man Out They’re calling it a “bounty” scandal, but I must be missing something. Aren’t all NFL players — all those who play defense, that is — rewarded for “inflicting injuries on opposing players” while trying to keep the opposing team from scoring points? More here.

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Marathon fatalities are uncommon, but that doesn’t make what happened today any less sad: Officials confirmed that a 21-year-old Asian male collapsed at the finish line, while a 40-year-old white male collapsed a quarter of a mile before the finish line. Both men were taken to Hahnemann University Hospital and pronounced dead of apparent heart […]

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