A Flyers Fan Is Finished

Not all that long ago I was a Flyers fanatic. But now, as the Flyers return to the playoffs, I don’t really care. In fact, I have come to hate them a little. In grade school, I would go to Flyers’ games with my stepfather. We always had the same terrible nosebleed seats, but it didn’t matter to me. As an eleven year old kid, I was thrilled to be amongst the die-hard fans in the upper sections of the Spectrum while players like Tim Kerr and Pelle Lindberg skated way down below on the glowing ice.…

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Marathon Marketing

I love Meb Keflezighi (pronounced kef-LEZ-ghee), but that wasn’t going to stop me from racing him. After a hard fought battle, he prevailed, finishing third. (2:09:56). We didn’t shake hands afterwards, but I didn’t take it personally. I was a few hundred back (2:53:14) and it was probably hard to find me amongst the crowd of 36,856 people that crossed the line at last year’s ING New York City Marathon. I can’t race Meb this Sunday so instead I’ll yell for him from mile eight, a half-block from my apartment in Ft. Greene. He’ll probably be wearing…

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