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The plan didn’t go exactly the way I thought it would, which, they tell me, is why they make erasers. Or these days a delete button.

After graduating from the University of Miami in 1974 with a degree in communications and a resume that included being sports editor and editor-in-chief of the award-winning school newspaper, the Miami Hurricane, I was certain I’d be headed back to my native New York to cover the Rangers, Knicks, Jets or Yankees for either the New York Daily News, Post or Newsday. Who knows, maybe if I was really lucky, the staid New York Times would be hot on my trail, too …

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Sunday Morning Coffee — September 19, 2021 — Not My Kind Of Town

19 Sep 2021 I By Roy Berger

Come on Cincinnati, what did I ever do to you? I’ve only been in your fair city once and thought I conducted myself as a gentleman. I ate your renowned…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — September 12, 2021– Beating the ‘Book

12 Sep 2021 I By Roy Berger

Joe Asher hasn’t had a losing season betting on football since 2008. As the NFL slate begins in earnest today, he knows he’ll be hard- pressed to keep that 12-year…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — August 29, 2021 — Four Paragraphs

29 Aug 2021 I By Roy Berger

That pounding you’ve been hearing for the last couple of weeks is Al Davis trying to beat his way out of the grave.  The late, bombastic, renegade owner of the…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — August 22, 2021 — A Nickel, Stale Gum and Bicycle Spokes

22 Aug 2021 I By Roy Berger

“All they wanted to do was take my picture and they were going to give me a new television set,” Jake Gibbs remembered with a hearty laugh. “Every day I…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — August 15, 2021 — Maui Wowie; Dream Game; Jeopardy! Champ and A Bunch More

15 Aug 2021 I By Roy Berger

Aloha from 35,000 feet. Andi and I are jetting over the Pacific on our way to Maui for our 30th wedding anniversary on Tuesday. The original plan was to be…

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Sunday Morning Coffee — August 8, 2021 — Four Long, Curse-Free Minutes

08 Aug 2021 I By Roy Berger

Jackie Mason died on July 24. He was 93. With his passing came plaudits from all corners of the country for a comedian who spent over 60 years entertaining audiences…

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