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U.S. Open

I don’t know about you, but I find it hard to watch the U.S. Open. It is just so hard. Tons of balls in the rough. Impossible to advance the ball out of the rough more than 100-125 yards. The greens are ridiculously fast. Nearly impossible to put down hill. Everybody is stumbling. Surprisingly, Rickie Fowler posted a 67 yesterday. At the beginning of the week, I thought that Steve Stricker had a really good opportunity to win one. He is struggling today. Phil Mickelson was in the lead earlier and is now falling back. So far, the best round of

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Some die at Pope rally

We live in the year 2009. People are not supposed to die at a rally. We have seen this all before. Angola. Tens of thousands line up and wait for hours (does this sound like Cincinnati in 1979?) The doors open and there is no assigned seating. Everyone rushes in. There is chaos. Two girls are dead.  Eight others are wounded. This is so preventable…  so preventable. It’s so sad. There is no excuse for the lack of planning and foresight. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy From NYT: Pope Benedict, on a visit to Angola marred by a deadly stampede,

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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