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Patriots provide their own asterisk

In this sea­son of Spy­gate, the New Eng­land Patri­ots seemed dri­ven to crush all oppo­nents in order to prove to the crit­ics that they could win with­out cheat­ing. They near­ly did it. But pro­po­nents of an aster­isk being placed on what could have been a per­fect, unde­feat­ed sea­son, should be sat­is­fied. The one loss pro­vides […]

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The Kansas Jayhawks are 8–0 for the first time since 1909

This has been a great year to be me, sports­wise. Of course, I’m going to curse it all now, but it may be that every­one needs a lit­tle hum­bling, right? (Nev­er­the­less, I’m knock­ing on all the wood I can find.) I’m not what you would call a sports fan. I like the com­pe­ti­tion, I like […]