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NFL in London: A Great Idea If the Right Steps Are Taken

Posted: 28th October 2009 by Dan Wade in NFL
Since the NFL played its first game in London's Wembly Stadium in 2007, it would be hard to call the event anything but a rousing success. 85,000 fans packed the stadium to see the New England Patriots pummel the hapless Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Sunday, even more than the 83,000 who came to see the Chargers and Saints battle it out last year. Speaking as one who was living in the city ...

Monday a Perfect Microcosm of the 2009 Minnesota Twins

Posted: 15th September 2009 by Dan Wade in MLB
Things can hardly seem to go right for the Minnesota Twins lately. For every win over Roy Halladay, there’s a near sweep at the hands of the punchless A’s. Often, when things finally seem to be headed in the right direction, the Twins either find themselves no better for their effort because the Tigers, too, have improved, or soon find their good fortunes have faded away. So it was on Monday. The ...