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Griffey to Sox

July 31, 2008

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After 9 years in Cincinnati, one of my favorite players of all-time, Ken Griffey, Jr will be trading in Skyline Chili for Ken Harrelson as he jumps ship from the Queen City to the Windy City, pending his approval in the first of what will be many moves today as we come to the trade […]

We can do it, Memphis!!!!

July 30, 2008

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Very seldom do I get a chance to experience a pennant chase here in Memphis, the last coming in 2005 when the Redbirds were in a fight with Nashville and Omaha for the playoffs, only to fall short in the final full week of the season. But as the calendar flips from July to August […]

Excuse me, Ms. Georgia Peach

July 29, 2008

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A year ago while I was on a trip with my then-church to Atlanta, I ran into a girl that at the time was a Georgia Peach. She was attractive, well-read, and had goals other than trying to be in the next T.I. video, she was trying to finish her degree up at nearby Kennesaw […]

Memphis Tigers 2008 Outlook

July 23, 2008

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Memphis Tigers Head Coach: Tommy West (41-44 in 7 years at Memphis, 76-79 overall) Stadium: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium: (62,380) 2007 Record: 7-6 (6-2 C-USA East) Postseason: Lost to Florida Atlantic 44-27 in the New Orleans Bowl Key Returnees on Offense: WRs Duke Calhoun, Carlos Singleton, Steven Black, Maurice Jones, RB T.J. Pitts, TE Brett […]

Back-to-back

July 22, 2008

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Until 2006, when I finished third in my Yahoo! Fantasy Baseball league, the only time I ever had a clear shot at winning my league in fantasy baseball was when in 2003, after finishing fifth in the regular season, I came within a hair of winning my league at the tender age of 18, four […]

Southern summer memories and the girls I shared them with

July 21, 2008

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A long time ago, when I was filling out a survey on Facebook, I was asked about my favorite memory from my 23 years on this earth, which would be the summers of 1995, 1997, 2002, and 2006. But if memory serves me correct, the summers from those four years I mentioned are memorable because […]

Agenda should change when I head back to Nashville

July 19, 2008

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In the last twenty years, I have made countless trips to Nashville, Tennessee, nineteen of them in a span of two decades for various reasons ranging from my job with as student assistant coach with the basketball team to going to Opryland with my late grandmother three weeks after my grandfather died one summer when […]