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The Special Olympics’ World Games in Los Angeles

After much anticipation and more than a year’s worth of preparation, the 14th Special Olympics World Games opened this weekend in Los Angeles. The Opening Ceremonies were yesterday at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, and the full slate of competition … Continue reading

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An Anthem of War at US Sporting Events

The playing of the national anthem before US sporting events can be traced back to the 1918 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Boston Red Sox, and an unplanned occurrence that led to the tradition, and now basically … Continue reading

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Three News Items Twenty Years From Today: May, 2035

Early this morning just after midnight, and after 12 long years on death row, former boxing great Floyd Mayweather was executed, for the murder of the last in a long line of women that he used as punching bags in … Continue reading

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Boxing is a Societal Issue, Not a Sport

It’s been years since the alleged “Sport” of boxing has been as talked about and as newsworthy as it has been for the past few weeks, since the setting of the long-awaited bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. In … Continue reading

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Nash Gone: Lakers Can Move On and Work on Their Future

In July of 2012, the Los Angeles Lakers completed a Sign-and-Trade deal with the Phoenix Suns that was to cause more disarray and havoc, and long-range damage, than could ever have been estimated by the Lakers’ brain trust who negotiated … Continue reading

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Retirement Circuses Demonstrate What’s Rotten in Pro Sports

Time was, a great professional athlete would figure out that it was time to hang them up and go on to other things. This might have happened because they were tired of the grind, because they had other things they … Continue reading

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NO World Cup!

EVER, on theHoundDawgSportsBlog.com

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Back On Line

Due to technical difficulties beyond our control, theHoundDawgSportsBlog.com was offline for three days – early Friday morning until late morning Monday. Sorry for the inconvenience, but we’re back up now. theHoundDawg

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