The Vermont Cynic

The Sweet Just Ain’t As Sweet Without the Sour

October 27, 2004

Filed under Archives, Columns, Sports

In all of this Red Sox-Yankees commotion which has been taking place over the past few weeks it is easy to forget that there are those on campus who support neither team. This article goes out to those people who were looking out their windows this past Wednesday wondering "What's the big deal?" First let me start by...

This Is About A Sports Fan You Know

April 12, 2004

Filed under Archives, Columns, Sports

The other day I was sitting with a friend who said something rather uninteresting. Although he did not intend it, what he said seriously made me consider his thinking. It was rather incredible. It should be noted at this point that he was watching baseball. He sat there, watching intently as if he was participating. Hi...

The Curse of the Bambino

December 8, 2003

Filed under Archives, Columns, Sports

As Oakland and Boston slugged it out in the division series, many Yankee fans found themselves dumbfounded. Not only were they rooting for a team that despised them, they were actually hoping that Boston would be able to overcome their two game deficit. The Sox were able to turn the series around and provide Red Sox fans, as...

College Ruined My Career

Brett Weir

March 3, 2003

Filed under Archives, Columns, Sports

I was cutting branches off of my orange tree in the back yard while thinking about the state of the NBA. As sad as it may be, Michael is on his way out and paving a path for up and coming stars. People like Tracy McGrady, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett are all completely dominant on their teams. All of these guys are also in...

Operation: Valentine’s Day for Sports Fans

February 18, 2003

Filed under Archives, Columns, Sports

In a recent conversation with a colleague of mine a subject was brought up that brought fear into his eyes and made him break out in a cold sweat. This conversation had nothing to do with Sammy Haggar trying to do another album with Van Halen but it was all about Valentines Day. I watched my friend curl up into a ball and ...

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