Brett Favre Endorsements: My Painful Journey into the World of Hocus-pocus Marketing

The warning signs were everywhere on the internet. A basic Google search would have revealed that Brett Favre is currently endorsing crappy razor blades and useless compression sleeves. One honest look at the reviews would have been enough to spare me the knife’s edge – at least I’ll avoid cheaply made compression sleeves. But somehow

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A Five-tool Writer

In baseball, there is a phrase used to describe a complete ballplayer: a five-tool player.  First talked about in The American Diamond, by Branch Rickey. The term has evolved from one used to describe an all-around athlete to one that describes a truly elite player. Statcast defines a five-tool player as one that excels at hitting

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Review: Costco’s Baseball Ticket Deal

TL;DR -For $64.99 you get voucher for 2 tickets, 2 hot dogs, and 2 small sodas -You still have to pay for parking or hitch a ride -Make sure your voucher can be redeemed on the day you want to go -Redeem vouchers early for best seats -The tickets are decent and worth the money

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Under Further Review: Slaying the Badger

The success of Richard Moore’s 2011 book, Slaying the Badger: Greg LeMond, Bernard Hinault, and the Greatest Tour de France, inspired John Dower’s documentary Slaying the Badger. I have not read the book, but the titles of these two works suggest they are fairly similar. The story is about two legends in the cycling world

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