USA Hockey’s Girl Problem

This month’s USA Hockey Magazine celebrated the national tournament winners at each age group. Unfortunately, the print edition went out with the boys teams pictured as the victors for both the boys’ and girls’ tournaments. While this was surely an unintentional oversight by some staffer, it unfortunately is symbolic…

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Chinese Olympic Team

Is it just me, or are some of the stories about the Chinese Olympic team downright scary? I just heard that the Chinese woman in the marathon is running over 700 miles/month..…

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Snowstorm in Toronto

Stuck in Toronto tonight in a snowstorm. Had 5 flights cancelled today - just couldn't get home. It could be worse. Labatt's Blue on tap, multiple hockey games on TV, and the top 10 plays of the day included 5 from hockey, a few from basketball and one from (yes)…

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New Running Shoes

Switching to a new pair of running shoes. Nike Air Zoom Elite, size 10.5.…

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Sir Edmund Hillary, R.I.P.

Sometimes when people do something extraordinary in their life, it overshadows everything else they do. It's always great to be able to celebrate the life of someone like Sir Edmund Hillary who did something wonderful, and then live a life of grace and achievement which rivaled the original accomplishment. It's…

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Zamboni fire (seriously)

Video of a rare zamoboni fire.…

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What if...

From Bill Simmons on espn.com: What if the Pats left Chris Hanson inactive for the Jets game and played without a punter? Wouldn't that be the ultimate slap in the face? Know this going in, Mangini ... we're not punting. Can you think of a better psychological ploy? It's one…

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Great ESPN commercial

I only saw this once or twice, but it was one of the best they've ever done.…

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