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What Were They Thinking #34 MLB Umpires resign en masse

In professional sports, the strength of any union is determined by the resolve of its members. Compare the strength of the Major League Baseball Players Association during the 1994-1995 strike that held together against the National Football Players Associatio...

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What Were They Thinking #33 Keurig Cold is ice cold failure

In 1988, I was on a family trip to Israel and I saw a machine that made seltzer. I thought it was a great product and my mother jokingly suggested that she should try to import it. That seltzer machine may or may not have been an early SodaStream machine, but ...

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Camden Yards is pure joy

My family and I spent a few days in Washington D.C. and Baltimore and it was my first time truly vis...

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What Were They Thinking #32 The USFL overspends, gets Trumped too

In 1983, the United States Football League (USFL) came into being. It offered spring football and on...

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What Were They Thinking #31 Jackie The Jokeman holds out, loses gig on The Howard Stern Show

Entertainment history is full of entertainers who leave a successful endeavor to try something else ...

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What Were They Thinking #30 Western Union doesn’t buy the phone

This column at a few points has shows the big mistakes of companies not buying or developing a cutti...

"PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES"..The villainous Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem) pursues Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) as he searches for the trident used by Poseidon..Ph: Film Frame..©Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Summer Box Office is Way Down

Well if you own stock in AMC Theaters and other movie theater chains, this awful summer box office i...

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What Were They Thinking #29” Billy Squier’s career torpedoed by a music video

Homophobia is still a thing; I have two male relatives who don’t want to sleep on flowered sheets....

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The problem with NASCAR

Nobody really wants to talk about it, but NASCAR is in bad shape. While NASCAR enjoyed a boom in the...