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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Brad Gilbert’s All-Court Broadcasting Game

We find ourselves in the grandest window of the major tennis season.  The All-England Club offers pageantry.  The Wimbledon Championship evokes passion.  The end result is a magical two-week smorgasbord of tennis without parallel in the sport. For those of

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Lovable Losers: Part One

[Washington, DC-based Ezra Troy offers the first of two articles on a topic that will be (devastatingly) dear to the hearts of anyone that resides in one of the cities on this list.  He alliteratively calls it, Lovable Losers.  The key thing, of

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Do the Warriors Need Even More Splash? Dodson Dissects the Roster, Details Offseason Plan

[This piece is the second of two articles from Golden State super fan Lucas Dodson. He explores the changes the team needs to consider, and make, to not only return to the NBA Finals, but to prevail in the postseason.  Lucas isn’t content to

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Golden State: Season of Sweetness With a Final Blow of Despair

[Editor’s Note:  This article is the first of a two-part series exploring the post-season journey of the Golden State Warriors from the perspective of one of their great fans.  Lucas Dodson bleeds blue and yellow.  Fortunately, as he contemplates a long offseason,

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Blooming Rose or No Rose Without a Thorn?

[Washington, DC-Based Ezra Troy makes the case that the Knicks were the big winner in the Derrick Rose Trade.  His argument is as solid as the Rose highlight reel.] Sitting at the dentist yesterday, I got hectic texts from my

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Freedom’s Frontier Award: Thank You

Missouri became a state in 1821.  Then, after passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854, the North and South flooded the territory that is now Kansas as the issue of whether it would enter the United States as a “free”

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The Future of U.S Soccer: A Deeper Look at Three Rising Stars

It is truly the summer of soccer. With Euro 2016 and the Copa America Centario consuming significant bandwidth on every sports fans calendar, it can be difficult to focus on the youth aspect of soccer.  We focus on the marquee names of

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Summer Reading: Tennis

With Nadal a no-show for the French Open, the tournament held the risk of being a rather dual affair.  Instead, it offered a compelling story around Novak Djokovic and his amazing ascent (12 majors).  It also foisted Andy Murray onto

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Top NFL Drafts of the Modern Era

[Editor’s Note: I want to welcome Washington, D.C.-based Ezra Troy as one of our new staff writer for myespnforkids.com.  With school closing out in the DC area, Ezra will be a growing presence on the site this summer.  He brings not only

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