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TLC Book Club: Baseball Field Guide

I got an email a week or so ago from a fellow named Sean, who works for Da Capo Press. Sean wanted to see if I’d be interested in checking out a copy of the Baseball Field Guide, to which I naturally responded with “absolutely.” He dropped it in the mail, it arrived today. Originally […]

Baltimore, Meet Your Basketball Team

The National Basketball Association. Words that may make a number of you cringe, undoubtedly. While I understand the typical qualms with the sport, often I find these are just excuses. There’s plenty to love about professional basketball and I’m of the opinion that the sport is improving. Perhaps NBA commissioner David Stern said it best […]

Two Great Links

A couple of things worth sharing came to my attention today: First, the following video about a Wii Bowling Tournament organized by Erickson Retirement Communities. The video’s seven-something minutes long, but give yourself the time because it’s pretty damn cool (more info here). Second, my favorite non-Loss Column local sports publication, PressBox, has just launched […]

Spreading the Love

It’s time to take a deep breath after that 57 comment (and counting) Orioles thread and turn our focus outward for a change. Specifically, to some of the other sites on the webonet that have shown The Loss Column love over the past few months, or for whom we just have a particular fondness. — […]

The Loss Column Music Club

<a href=’http://www.thelosscolumn.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/national-boxer.jpg’ target="blank" title=’The National Boxer album cover’><img src=’http://www.thelosscolumn.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/national-boxer.jpg’ width="115" height="115" align="left" alt=’The National Boxer album cover’ /></a>This doesn’t have anything to do with sports, but the way I see it we’re all well-rounded individuals with a variety of diverse interests. Right? Right. <b>Andrew in Rochester</b> mentioned some music in a previous post and said […]