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UNDER FURTHER REVIEW – All signs point to Schmidt shedding “interim” tag

When Bill Schmidt was named “interim” General Manager of the Colorado Rockies in early May and, at the same time, the ballclub talked of a far-reaching search to find the baseball genius who could build a consistent winner in the mile-high altitude, my immediate thought was that he had just been given the worst job …

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UNDER FURTHER REVIEW – The ‘rainy season’ is here, and the storm is building

What I’m calling the rainy season begins next week. That’s when the National Football League—sports betting’s biggest attraction—commences its first 17-game season in history. According to The Wall Street Journal, Caesars Entertainment Inc., DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Group are the NFL’s official sportsbook partners in a five-year, $1 billion (billion, with a B) deal that …

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UNDER FURTHER REVIEW – Sports fans: If seeking relief, channel Somerset Maugham

“A sensible person does not read a novel as a task. He reads it as a diversion. He is prepared to interest himself in the characters and is concerned to see how they act in given circumstances, and what happens to them; he sympathizes with their troubles and is gladdened by their joys; he puts …

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More good news at the MLB All-Star Week in Denver

MLB’s All-Star Week welcomed some very special guests – families of America’s Fallen Heroes through TAPS. The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) is the national nonprofit organization providing hope, healing and resources to all those grieving the loss of a military loved one. As the guests of Major League Baseball and the Colorado Rockies, …

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UNDER FURTHER REVIEW – Bridgewater QB starter? History asks, Why not?

The Broncos begin training camp next Wednesday for the expanded, 17-game 2021 National Football League season, and I still don’t understand the skepticism and doubt about Teddy Bridgewater as possibly Denver’s starting quarterback. It’s interesting that many of the same people who deride Drew Lock and are certain he’s not the long-term answer to lead …

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