Archive | April, 2014

1984 in 2014: The Case of Donald Sterling

Posted on 30 April 2014

  NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has now banned Donald Sterling for life from the NBA and is now trying to force Donald Sterling to sell his team following his racist comments.  Racism should not be condoned but we need to take a step back and consider where we are heading in society when a private […]

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Nightmare in ‘Nap’ Town

Posted on 25 April 2014

If the sleep walking Pacers don’t wake up, what started as a possible dream season will end in disappointment.     The Indiana Pacers find themselves down two games to one to the eighth seeded Atlanta Hawks who finished the season six games under .500.  After going to game seven against the eventual champion Miami […]

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The Man Who Shot Two Holes in the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Posted on 19 April 2014

  Nestled in Northampton County in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania lies the tiny borough of Roseto.  Just six-tenths of a square mile in size, the town was named for the village of Roseto Valfortore in Italy and settled largely by Italians employed at the numerous local slate quarries.  It is here that a […]

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NBA First Round Playoff Breakdown

Posted on 17 April 2014

Eastern Conference   (1) Indiana vs. (8) Atlanta   Despite Indiana’s struggles late in the year, this series should not go past five games.  Indiana still has a quality starting lineup and that is what wins in the playoffs.  Atlanta was six games under the .500 mark this season, and despite Jeff Teague who is […]

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The Search for the Real Sherlock Holmes

Posted on 14 April 2014

  Sherlock Holmes, the detective extraordinaire created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and featured in four novels and fifty-six short stories, is a character who has maintained the interest of an admiring public since his introduction in print in 1887 in the novel A Study in Scarlet.  Noted for his almost fantastic logical reasoning abilities, […]

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Chris Johnson – The Jets Must Catch This Speed Demon

Posted on 05 April 2014

  The Tennessee Titans released running back Chris Johnson on April 4th.  Johnson is going to turn 29 years old early next season, and with running backs especially near that 30 year mark, popular opinion is that their best days are behind them.   The New York Jets, however, are in a desperate need of […]

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