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Michelle was out of town last weekend, so Tommy (my youngest son) and I took our boat out for the first time this spring. If you know me, you know it’s always an adventure when we launch the yacht (okay it’s more like a 20 year old, 20 foot boat). And it was no different this time. More on that in a moment, but first the back story. Michelle and I bought our… Read More

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The final score doesn’t tell the whole story. Sure, Sooner diehards are disappointed with OU’s 30-13 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday, but the match-up in Norman of two of college football’s most successful football programs EVER was a blast for fans. You know it’s a big game when ESPN’s GameDay is in town. Since the big game was on ABC, it was on Tulsa’s Channel 8. With such a huge audience… Read More

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The Super Bowl is tomorrow, and we’ll find out who the best NFL team is. But we found out which high school football team is the best in Oklahoma more than two months ago. Again. Thanks to Vype Magazine for putting the Union Redskins on the front cover of their January issue. The Redskins beat Jenks in the semis and Broken Arrow in the final to pick up their fourth state championship… Read More

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Think there’s nothing to this Tebowmania? Friday afternoon, on my way to work, I called my elderly parents who live in Oregon. After a few minutes chatting about life and death matters (my father has had several cancer surgeries recently), the conversation quickly turned to what else … Tim Tebow and his Denver Broncos’ game against the New England Patriots Saturday evening. Picture this: my 90-year-old dad and 85-year-old mom sitting in… Read More

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Who will it be first this week? Romney? Santorum? Perry? Gingrich? Paul? No, not who’ll be on top following Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary or  after South Carolina’s vote. But which GOP candidate will be the first to mention the name of someone who’s getting as much, or more, attention  tonight than all of them combined… Tim Tebow? It’s Tebow Time again. I just got through watching the Denver Broncos’ Tim Tebow toss an… Read More

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I was supposed to throw out the first pitch at Saturday night’s Drillers game. That was the plan, but the weather didn’t cooperate. See what happened: Never got to throw the pitch. It would have been my 15th first pitch over the past 30 plus years. We’ll try again next year…. weather permitting.

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If you’re looking for an excuse to throw some money into the stock market, here’s one:  the Super Bowl. It may sound silly, but there is some evidence to back it up. You may have heard about this one before.  The outcome of the Super Bowl can predict the stock market’s performance for the coming year.  If the theory is true, 2011 will be a good year for stocks. We still have to… Read More

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I’m sitting here watching the Dallas Cowboys/New York Giants game on TV.  Forget the game.  The main attraction is the venue.  It’s the first Cowboys game in their new billion dollar stadium in Arlington.  Some people say it’s too extravagant.   Over the top.   Overkill.  I agree.  And I love it.  It’s Jerry Jones (Cowboys owner) money.  And his dream.  Why not?  I toured the Cowboy Colosseum two years ago  when it was… Read More

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