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  • Sports rings out the year with some odd bounces

    Sports rings out the year with some odd bounces

    Thursday, December 26 2013 4:21 PM EST2013-12-26 21:21:32 GMT
    The story had all the elements of a Cold War thriller: a wealthy American businessman, Russian leadership at the highest levels, diplomatic intrigue and purloined jewels. Regrettably, there was no romantic subplot. But if the movie rights on this are ever sold, that will be an easy addition to the script. The mystery of Robert Kraft's wayward Super Bowl ring was one of many odd places sports wandered into in 2013.
    The story had all the elements of a Cold War thriller: a wealthy American businessman, Russian leadership at the highest levels, diplomatic intrigue and purloined jewels. Regrettably, there was no romantic subplot. But if the movie rights on this are ever sold, that will be an easy addition to the script. The mystery of Robert Kraft's wayward Super Bowl ring was one of many odd places sports wandered into in 2013.
  • Ode to sports: Lance to LeBron, Rodman to A-Rod

    Ode to sports: Lance to LeBron, Rodman to A-Rod

    Thursday, December 26 2013 4:14 PM EST2013-12-26 21:14:18 GMT
    Now the year's in the books, and what do you say? Was it wine and champagne or deer antler spray? An emphatic thumbs-up? Maybe a veto. No, not very clear. In fact, Incognito. But think back a year and who'd disagree: It's all Alabama, all SEC. Soon Manti Te'o speaks with conviction Of one special girl — turns out she's fiction. ...
    Now the year's in the books, and what do you say? Was it wine and champagne or deer antler spray? An emphatic thumbs-up? Maybe a veto. No, not very clear. In fact, Incognito. But think back a year and who'd disagree: It's all Alabama, all SEC. Soon Manti Te'o speaks with conviction Of one special girl — turns out she's fiction. ...
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