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To A Coach Dying Young: In Remembrance of Mark Halvorson of De La Salle Wrestling

A. E. Houseman wrote the elegiac poem "To An Athlete Dying Young." It's haunting. mysterious beautiful and tragic. It resonates with too many of us for sports has carried more than one story of the subject: Jill Costello. Hank Gathers. Jose Fernandez. Len Bias. The list looms long. But where …

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Numbers—The Color Palatte of Sports

Walking across campus —from one classroom to the next—my eyes feasted a sea of jerseys. Niners, Warriors and Giants. Sharks, old school Saint Francis brown and gold and even the silver and black—Go Raiders!—were on site. It's Spring Spirit Week at Saint Francis High School and the day's dress up …

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You Can’t Be What You Can’t See: New Perspectives via Golf

"You can't be what you can't see."—Marian Wright Edelman I was familiar with the words of American activist and founder of the Children's Defense Fund Marian Wright Edelman long before the Biden-Harris victory. But her message was celebrated by many as no other woman, or woman of color has been …

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Tweets Of The Day

Queen Elizabeth II bids a final farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, at a funeral restricted by coronavirus rules but reflecting his long life of military and public service https://t.co/twa7Hh9t7N pic.twitter.com/O93RpINkzl — AFP News Agency (@AFP) April 17, 2021 For the first time in more than six decades, Cubans …

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This Russian Military Reporter Is Fearless

Fearless blonde Russian military reporter pt 2 pic.twitter.com/RWIVgbbA5V — ASB News / MILITARY〽️ (@ASBMilitary) April 16, 2021 Fearless Russian blonde reporter pt 3, this time close enough she could almost taste the missiles 😭 #bal pic.twitter.com/PnvDWOZump — ASB News / MILITARY〽️ (@ASBMilitary) April 16, 2021 WNU Editor: In the thread …

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Picture Of The Day

U.S. Army soldiers from the 2nd Platoon, B battery 2-8 field artillery, fire a howitzer artillery piece at Seprwan Ghar forward fire base in Panjwai district, Kandahar province southern Afghanistan, June 2011. REUTERS/Baz Ratner WNU Editor: The above picture caem from this photo-gallery ….. The longest war: Scenes from two …

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UFOs Buzzing US Warships Off The Coast Of California May Be From Another Country Gathering Intelligence On U.S. Fighting Capabilities

In an encounter in 2004, pilots from the USS Nimitz reported an object in the sky. DoD Warzone/The Drive: Adversary Drones Are Spying On The U.S. And The Pentagon Acts Like They're UFOs The U.S. military seems aloof to the fact that it's being toyed with by a terrestrial adversary …

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Australian Navy Ship Twerking Video Causes An Uproar

ABC News (Australia): Dance troupe 101 Doll Squadron defends performance at HMAS Supply launch in Sydney A Sydney dance troupe whose performance at the launch of a new $2 billion navy ship was panned as inappropriate have blamed coverage by the ABC and other media for making them feel "threatened" …

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The F-35: Too Expensive To Use. Too Expensive To Lose

U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw Julian Macfarlane: Too Expensive To Use; Too Expensive To Lose The F35 is the greatest boondoggle in American history, as one writer says, “too expensive to use, too expensive to lose”. Over its lifespan, it will cost the American taxpayer $1.7 trillion. …

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China’s New Aircraft Carrier Is Similar In Size To The U.S. Navy’s Super Carriers

This commercial satellite image shows the massive hull of the Type-003 aircraft carrier. Based on the dimensions of the hull near the waterline, the overall carrier appears nearly as large as the US Navy's Ford Class ships. Naval News: China’s New Aircraft Carrier Is In Same League as US Navy’s …

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