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A Detroit Dream Comes True For Two Dads
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A Detroit Dream Comes True For Two Dads

I made my debut for the fine, dad-centric traveling site Traveling Dads this week with a tale of dreams fulfilled, Pokemon Go, The White Stripes, a doomed hockey palace, friendship, and being in love with being a dad. What Happened When Two Dads Spent a Weekend in Snowy Detroit What […]

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Friday Premier League Football
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Friday Premier League Football

In its latest, but most certainly not its last, money grab, the English Premier League, in cahoots with its sugar daddy pimp known as LIVE TELEVISION added, for the first time ever, a dozen 8pm local time Friday matches scattered throughout the 2016-2017 fixture list. Some of these football matches […]

Watching the World Series With My Dad
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Watching the World Series With My Dad

I’d already texted my mom and dad to let them get some sleep knowing I was on the ground safely  (a tradition of parent/child communication I adhere to vehemently), now ESPN Radio played me the final outs from Wrigley as I drove home from the airport. Nothing but called strikes […]

A Brand New Manchester Derby
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A Brand New Manchester Derby

Every single one of the 54,557 Citizens and United away* supporters (*a relative term in derby parlance) knew it as they filed in through the turnstiles at the Etihad Stadium for a Sunday teatime kickoff this past March. Whether in their hearts or in their heads, every football fan from […]

A Priceless But Unexpected Copa America Centenario Final
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A Priceless But Unexpected Copa America Centenario Final

It was tired, tenacious and, at times, tedious but it was priceless too even though I may have watched the greatest football player’s final match for his country. When Mastercard so kindly invited me up to MetLife Stadium for the Priceless experience of watching the Copa America Centenario Final between […]

The Chase for a Top Four Finish
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The Chase for a Top Four Finish

Maybe you’ve heard the news: Leicester City won the English Premier League on Monday. Only, they hadn’t kicked a ball since Sunday. How’s that? Well… There are no playoffs in English football. That’s right. No playoffs. That’s a strange concept to an American sports fan, I know. “You mean, the […]

Fathers and Sons on the Blue Side of Liverpool
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Fathers and Sons on the Blue Side of Liverpool

More so at the neighborhood shed in the portion of Liverpool painted blue than at the stadium on the baby blue side of Manchester 45 minutes away, big time football is an intimate family affair. Like a hankering for meat pies and a distaste for the cherry red side of […]

What Leicester City’s Premier League Title Challenge Teaches Us About Parenting
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What Leicester City’s Premier League Title Challenge Teaches Us About Parenting

Photo of Claudio Ranieri from Leicester City’s Official Website Sometimes a child must stand face to face with boredom in order to find new ways to play with old things. This is part of a larger thought that came to me as I marveled at the accomplishments this season of […]

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