Monthly Archives: September 2010

Imaginary Numbers

Like being buffeted by a rough sea, only without the inconvenience of seasickness. Continue reading

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If I only had a little humility, a game played by lawyers*

“The reports of my death are classy and fabulous.” Continue reading

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(#1) Rocket Man: Ronnie O’Sullivan

As O’Sullivan’s trademark nickname usefully suggests, he rises above the hushed confines of his game with propellant ease. When fellow players refer to him as “a genius,” they’re right. Continue reading

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(#2) Northern Rock: Michael Atherton

You sometimes sensed he’d give up a lung before he would his wicket. Continue reading

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(#3) The Youk: Kevin Youkilis

For incredible consistency and a laughable attachment to stupid facial hair. Continue reading

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(#4) Leaping Into Sand: Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards I always liked because he made a living out of leaping into sand. It’s comforting to know that such a thing is possible. Continue reading

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(#5) Celtic Green: Paul Pierce

Too much of a man to really be my ‘type,’ I still can’t help but find Paul Pierce just a little bit attractive. Continue reading

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