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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 — December 8, 2019 — A Morning Without the Journal

08 Dec 2019 I By Roy Berger

I’m a newspaper throwback kind of guy. If you read this space regularly that comes as no surprise. I can live without pay phones, Duncan yo-yo’s, VHS recorders, telephone answering…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — November 24, 2019 — Meet Me In St. Louie and Other Stuff

24 Nov 2019 I By Roy Berger

We took a hiatus for a while and all I heard was— “Where’s my Sunday Morning Coffee?” “What happened to Sunday Morning Coffee?” “Am I not getting Sunday Morning Coffee anymore?” Apologies. Truth is we’ve gotten…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — October 13, 2019 — “Why Vegas?”

13 Oct 2019 I By Roy Berger

So, why Vegas? It wasn’t so much a question as an assignment. Joe Brancatelli is a veteran business travel writer and is the founder and publisher of the very popular…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — August 25, 2019 — Leaving Las Vegas? Delta Says ‘Not So Fast My Friend’

25 Aug 2019 I By Roy Berger

I admit I still have a lot to learn about a lot of things with not much time left on the game clock. Airline travel isn’t one of them. With…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — August 18, 2019 — A Most Happy Fella

18 Aug 2019 I By Roy Berger

Two years ago this morning I was anything but happy.  A lot can change in two years. At 5:30 in the morning on August 18, 2017, the sun had not…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — August 4, 2019 — Not Par For The Course

04 Aug 2019 I By Roy Berger

It’s not his fault. He lies, he cheats, he bullies, he stretches the truth. But it’s not his fault. He’s brazen, egotistical and pompous. But it’s not his fault. He…

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