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Smart Enough to Call It Quits

Smart Enough to Call It Quits

When you truly love something, it’s difficult to understand limitations — your own, the ones of those around you, the very limited ability of that which you love to change anything outside the confines of its own microcosm. Public works, education, literature, you name it; it’s hard to quantify the effects of certain pursuits outside […]

Weekend Wrap Up

Weekend Wrap Up

The one main detriment of participating in endurance sports — I mean, besides the twitchy leg cramps and hilariously obvious gastrointestinal distress mid-race — is that once you’ve completed a race, you kind of feel like that’s all you’re obligated to do over the weekend. You tell yourself to relax in the lead-up to it, […]

The Fight

The Fight

Let me admit from the outset that this is kind of awkward timing for a piece centered on the recently announced Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao fight. The bout was, after all, made official less than two weeks ago, and won’t be upon us until May 2, nearly two months out. By running this column right now, […]