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2019 College Football Preview with Matt (formerly of the Reasons Are Several Podcast)

Before the 2019 College Football Season kicks off, I’m joined by Matt (formerly of the Reasons Are Several Podcast) to preview the season with Conference Winners, Playoff Matchups and a National Champion!

Our only qualifications are that we enjoy watching, talking, and speculating about the College game!

And before you head off into our picks, you can hear Matt and I wax poetic on the Reasons Are Several Podcast about our picks for the 2016 Season, but we also tackle our Top College Football Rivalries.

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Historical with Editorial: Jon Miller’s Confessions of a Baseball Purist is a Home Run

Confessions of a Baseball Purist by Jon Miller with Mark Hyman

There are two reasons I picked up Confessions of a Baseball Purist by Jon Miller with Mark Hyman. One, Jon Miller was the voice of the Baltimore Orioles during my formative years listening to games on the radio and two, he really knows his stuff.

The book originally released in 1998 and the updated edition from 2000 may appear dated, but it is not antiquated at all. In fact, more of his observations are proven out than those that aren’t in the 18 years since this text has last been touched.

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Musings of an American Sports Fan who REALLY Enjoys the CFL

Musings of an American Sports Fan who REALLY Enjoys the CFL

Earlier this month, a lot of American football fans were introduced to the Canadian Football League as they turned on ESPN2 to watch the debut of Johnny Manziel for the Montreal Alouettes against the team he was just recently on.

Despite all of the hype from all over North America, it wasn’t even the best debut of that week! The previous night, the Toronto Argonauts’ McLeod Baltazar Bethel-Thompson threw a touchdown pass with one second left, to cap off a 42-41 comeback victory over the Ottawa Redblacks in his first CFL start!

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Observations on the 2018 Tour de France from the Other side of the Pond

Observations on the 2018 Tour de France from the Other side of the Pond

This year’s Tour de France has had its ups and downs as all of the Grand Tours do. The measure of a great tour from a viewing perspective is to have it be decided in the final stages, while along the way having the top prize contested and in that this year’s tour was extremely compelling, plus there were some very unexpected storylines.

It was also one of the more damaging tours in recent memory. The early sprint stages yielded to daily crashes that tore through the peloton which made for edge of your seat nervous watching, and for the peloton I’m sure it was nervous riding as well.

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