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Chronicling the Tonya-Nancy soap opera was weird, indelible

Like many hot-blooded, college-age males from the mid-1970s, I had a crush on Dorothy Hamill. And for the longest time she represented the extent of my figure skating expertise. I didn’t know a Lutz from a klutz, and the only ...

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Some fearless predictions for the world of sports in 2014

‘Tis the season to make predictions for the coming year. So in honor of that slovenly, disheveled patron saint of sportswriters–Oscar Madison of "The Odd Couple" sit-com fame–I’ve put on a ratty old sweatshirt and buffed up my crystal baseball, ...

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Some seminal sporting events I wished I had covered

During speaking engagements, I’m often asked to name the most memorable event I’ve covered in my four decades as an ink-stained wretch. For me, this is one of those impossible-to-answer questions. Kind of like "Which one of your children do ...

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J-Mac continues to achieve goals and open others’ eyes

The J-Mac story never gets old, and it's sure to be retold throughout the country and the world Friday evening, Dec. 20, when Greece Athena officially retires the No. 52 jersey J-Mac wore when he sank six three-pointers in that Feb. 15, 2006, game against Spencerport.

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Syracuse hoops legend hopes to lead RazorSharks to title

Lawrence Moten is tantalized by the query. Would the new coach of the Rochester RazorSharks consider being a player-coach this season even though he’s 41 years old and a few years removed from making a living dribbling and shooting a ...

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