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My dream as a kid was to be a sportswriter. And even though my passion was baseball, I always wanted to be a hockey writer. I’m not sure why.

When I graduated the University of Miami with a degree in journalism in 1974 there was no doubt in my mind I had the credentials to cover the New York Rangers– I was Sports Editor, Executive Sports Editor and then I channeled my inner Perry White and was selected Editor-In-Chief of the school newspaper, the Miami Hurricane, which was a national award winner for excellence in journalism. I don’t remember what award we won but I still really like saying it …

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Sunday Morning Coffee — April 14, 2019 — The Junk Drawer

14 Apr 2019 I By Roy Berger

Thankfully, for you, the ‘Sunday Morning Coffee’ hiatus is at long last over. The new website at royberger.com is up and running to absolutely no plaudits. But, while we took a two…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — March 31, 2019 — What Are We Waiting For?

31 Mar 2019 I By Roy Berger

My brother took a long look at the two ladies sitting in a booth by the window. One had ordered a pastrami sandwich that was piled higher than an architect’s…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — March 17, 2019 — March Madness for You; March Mud for Me

18 Mar 2019 I By Roy

Your March Madness officially begins tonight. Selection Sunday means filling out your brackets during office hours on Monday. A week from today most of them will be wonton soup. However…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — January 20, 2019 — Goin’ Fishing

20 Jan 2019 I By Roy

Sadly, for all six of you Sunday Morning Coffee readers, this will be the last one for a couple of months. I’d like to tell you we are taking a winter hiatus…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — January 6, 2019 — The Granddaddy

06 Jan 2019 I By Roy

As a kid, New Year’s Day on Long Island always seemed cold. Temps were probably in the 30’s and 40’s until about 4:45 in the afternoon when suddenly it turned sunny and…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — December 30, 2018 — There’s Hope for Christmas After All

30 Dec 2018 I By Roy

Jews of America, let’s unite. Let’s stop getting pushed around every December 25. Let’s stop being at the whim of our goyisha friends, fine people all, who hold us hostage…

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