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Young Adult Books – Prohibited

This is a book review on “Bastard Out of Carolina” by Dorothy Allison. This emotional yet haunting young adult novel was an intriguing read. Allison delves into family values, morals, and what love really is and what some people will do for it, even if it’s not real. This heartfelt and deeply written novel portrays…

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Notes from Ness (August 1)

Monday’s MLB schedule featured just 10 games, but three separate teams scored 15 runs, the D’backs, the Marlins and the Twins. It was the first time in 70 years that three teams scored at least 15 runs in a game on the same day with 10 or fewer major league games played. The last time…

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Oakland Raiders’ best quarterback

One of the most popular soccer teams in the history of the National Soccer League is the Oakland Raiders. While it’s true the Raiders have been through tough times as of late, they continue to have tons of fans from every corner of the country. When it comes to popularity and the sport of soccer,…

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The size and weight of a golf ball

Golf ball manufacturers pay attention to how most weekend golfers play and address these issues according to the minimum and maximum tolerances for golf balls. Most golf ball manufacturers are looking for the same thing, sales. They do this through customer satisfaction with their product. With this in mind, in addition to adhering to the…

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Leo Ferris: The Man Who Saved the NBA

The early days of basketball often saw slow and unfriendly games for fans that often left viewers bored. Games often only reached their 40s and many of the best players averaged less than 15 points per game. Many early basketball games seemed more like a glorified version of the keep-away game than an action-packed professional…

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Thanksgiving Football

Fun and games they are always an unavoidable part of entertainment for young and old alike. People in America celebrate this festival of charitable giving through their avid participation in the game of football which brings waves of pure joy and delight into the hearts of crowds of soccer fans who go crazy for soccer…

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USC: Even when they’re bad, they’re amazing

Wow, what nonsense the USC Trojans played against the Oregon Ducks last Saturday in Eugene. The offense didn’t fit in at all in the first half, the defense’s coverage and tackle was average at best. The rumor on the various sports forums and news sources I was browsing at the time was tense (many of…