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Paddling Your Way Out

Ping pong. Rowing. Surviving somehow in the ghetto.  After a life in Chicago, most of it on the Southside, I thought I knew a lot about black life in the city.  I didn’t know “nuthin.” Over the last few days, I listened to a long interview with Wally Green, who

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The Trading Season

Time, money, prospects, hope, and the allure of winning.  It all comes together in the next week of baseball season.  In every business we constantly

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The War for Talent

The Home Run Derby at the Major League All-Star Game ended up with two young Dominicans, Julio Rodriguez and Juan Soto, blasting 400-footers in a

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