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Take Me Out Posted by on May 7, 2020

For those of us who have been social distancing for the better part of two months, it’s not unusual to spend some time imagining where we would like to go when this is all over. I commonly see the question, “Where will you go first?” on social media posts. But, as I let my fantasies…

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That Other Ball Game – Softball Posted by on Feb 28, 2019

There was a remarkable athletic accomplishment recently, and you may have missed it. Danielle Gibson, a sophomore at the University of Arkansas, hit for what is known as the homerun cycle. She hit a solo, two-run, and three-run home run, and a grand slam – in four separate innings. With four swings of a…

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An American Classic: Who’s on First? Posted by on Oct 5, 2017

Baseball has been a part of Americana for over 150 years. It is celebrated in folklore, song, cinema, theater, art, and literature. It is also celebrated in comedy. There is one comedy routine which has been a part of American culture for 80 years, and almost every American is familiar with it. The old vaudeville…

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Summer in the USA Posted by on Jun 21, 2017

Summer is officially upon us. Final exams are finished, and students are now off on their long summer holiday. Adults are still stuck at work, but the nice weather means more chances for fun outdoors in the evenings and on weekends. There’s a lot going on during this season. Let’s learn more by taking a…

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Streets, Beats & Eats – Boston Posted by on Jun 23, 2016

Explore Beantown with us in this short video. Learn about the city’s history on the Freedom Trail, hit a Sox game, eat some chowda, sip on craft beers, and dance the night away. “Start your day with a stroll along the Freedom Trail, a 2 1/2 mile long path that takes you by 16 historic…

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MLB All-Star Game: The Midsummer Classic Posted by on Jul 15, 2015

Baseball is one of the most popular sports in the United States, and it’s also often called the nation’s pastime. Before the age of smart phones, WiFi, and premium cable, most American children passed the time by playing baseball. The sport has also been around longer than other current popular sports such as football, basketball…

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Sunday Funday Posted by on Aug 27, 2013

As Sunday is the end of the weekend, most people think of it as the day before going back to work all week. However, it’s better to think of this last day of the week as “Sunday Funday.” That means you should have as much fun as you can before heading back to work from…

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