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Get Well Soon, Liz Fogg

Friend of theHoundDawg and Arizona resident Liz Fogg was minding her own business yesterday evening while sitting in the 12th row of the first deck at Chase Field, watching the Toronto Blue Jays play the Diamondbacks, when Edwin Encarnacion swung … Continue reading

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NFL and Other Leagues Seek Exceptions From California Injury Laws

Prologue The pioneering California Workers’ Compensation Insurance system has provided disability and medical benefits for workers injured in California for over a hundred years. The no-fault system is designed to provide immediate medical care for all injuries at the expense … Continue reading

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The Travesty of Baseball’s Hall of Fame Voting

As Hall-of-Fame voters over-reacted to the effects of the steroid era, they denied admission to the hall of several worthy players, some for splits of opinion on actual merit, but others due to innuendo, rumor, and supposition as to PED … Continue reading

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Baseball’s Hall of Fame Voting

The 2013 Hall of Fame voting results were released today, and in the post-steroid era, holier-than-thou voters have cast a wide swath on a generation of great ballplayers, and refused to vote any newcomers into the Hall of Fame. Don’t … Continue reading

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Saints’ Bounty Punishment Not Nearly Severe Enough

Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL came down on the New Orleans Saints with some tough penalties for their long-running bounty program. For the institutionalized, intentional injuring of opposing players, the team was fined $500,000, lost some draft picks, head … Continue reading

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AEG Lobbyists Begging for Special Treatment

As AEG has passed the local hurdles, local politicians in their over-stuffed pockets, it is on to Sacramento, to cajole, pander and extort state legislators to provide special treatment in easing vital environmental protection laws and in exempting them from … Continue reading

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Least We Forget, Michael Vick is SCUM!

All the current adulation over michael vick is disgusting. He did not just raise dogs for fighting and promote dog fighting, as so many people seem to say. He TORTURED AND KILLED dozens of dogs, in painful and brutal fashion, … Continue reading

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Football in LA, the Cons

As the LA City Council climbs on board with the AEG/Philip Anschutz give away in order to build a football stadium in downtown LA, two things seem clear: 1) The reality of a Los Angeles NFL team is now more … Continue reading

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Education Suffers but Football is King

Texas Tech University faculty members were due $3 million in raises for 2011, when the administration determined the necessity of freezing all such raises. In these perilous economic times, such freezes have become all too commonplace, and astute educators can … Continue reading

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Jerry Jones Super Bowl Embarrassments Continue to Mount

Guess this is a day for lists. Poor Jerry Jones: 1. For months prior to the season, he hyped his Cowboys, assuring friend and foe alike that they would be playing in HIS stadium’s Super Bowl. Didn’t quite work out … Continue reading

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USC TROJANS, RIP

THE REPORT is in, the sanctions have been announced, and justice, incredibly, has been done. First, the official penalties: Postseason ban in football following the 2010 and 2011 seasons; Loss of 30 total football scholarships over the 2011, 2012 and … Continue reading

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The City of Brotherly Love

There is nothing more disgusting than a self-indulgent fan who thinks nothing of the tens of thousand of other fans in the stands or the millions watching on TV when he decides to interrupt the game by running out onto … Continue reading

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