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Random Hash

Here I am, back again…with another edition of Random Hash! Gone Through November Well, as you might have noticed, I’ve been a bit absent lately…in fact, I was MIA through the entire month of November!  Truth be told, I’ve been hard at work conducting research for my fourth book. People sometimes ask me how hard it is to write a book.  Not surprisingly, I can honestly tell you that it’s very hard…at least it’s hard to do reasonably well.  But as difficult as the writing is, it’s actually much more difficult to do all the research beforehand. Take my latest book…

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Random Hash

Hello again,  Hawk fans!  On a personal note, I have been under the weather all of this past week.  I’m slowly starting to improve, but that’s why I’ve been missing in action the past week.  A lot to catch up on, so let’s make it a March Madness edition of Random Hash. Hawkeye Basketball Like Hawkeye fans everywhere, I was very disappointed in Iowa’s inability to close out Michigan State on Friday.  The Hawkeyes certainly didn’t get any help from the officials – how a team as physical as Michigan State can reach the end of the second half with…

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Random Hash

Hard to believe that this is the tenth installment of Random Hash! February is moving right along, so let’s make this post a Black History Month batch of hash. Third and Long: History of African-Americans in Pro Football Readers of this site know by now how frustrated I get at how disregarded Duke Slater often is today. Slater’s place as an African-American sports pioneer is constantly downplayed or overlooked, which is maddening to me. In a recent post, I reviewed the African-American trailblazers of professional football – specifically the 13 African-Americans who played in the NFL before World War II….

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