Category Archives: movies

Messi, USA!, and Wimbledon

My, oh my!  First up, Lionel Messi scores the “beautiful goal” to lift Argentina over Iran in World Cup action with time almost complete!  Then, Team USA faces off against Portugal and an ailing Ronaldo tomorrow (5:30 pm EST on … Continue reading

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Wednesday, and what a wonderful day it would be…

Wednesday here, and what a wonderful day it would be..if…I were in southern California?  Or, if Roger Federer wins Wimbledon for Grand Slam #18, (his best shot perhaps) which gets underway next Monday, June 23rd, or if Team USA can … Continue reading

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Federer into the final in Halle

Roger Federer advanced in the finals of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany today by virtue of a two set win over K. Nishikori, 6-3, 7-6.  Roger has won this title six times and tomorrow he will go for … Continue reading

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How about those Spurs!

How about those Spurs!!  San Antonio ran away from the Heat in Miami (again) last night winning game four, 107-86.  They led at the half, 55-36 after leading earlier, 53-23!  Can we say Champions??  OK, calm down, maybe a bit … Continue reading

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The Fault in Our Stars..and sports

Saw The Fault in Our Stars today…bring Kleenex!  I had tissues and yes, I did use them.  Really poignant, touching, bittersweet story, so terribly sad but also so uplifting.  The love that these families had for their cancer stricken children … Continue reading

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Sharapova and Halep into French Open finals..more!

Well, sort of what we expected after all the upsets…Sharapova and S. Halep advance today and will meet in the final of the French Open.  Given the early exits of Serena Williams, Li Na, A. Radwanska (not to mention V. … Continue reading

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Federer loses in 4th round at French Open…not the Sunday wakeup call I wanted!

Roger Federer lost to E. Gulbis in the fourth round of the French Open today, 7-6, 6-7, 2-6, 6-4, 3-6 and it was NOT the Sunday wake up call I was hoping for!  Gee…anyhow…have to hand it to Gulbis (not … Continue reading

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French Open preview!

Here it is as promised…my French Open preview.  The second Grand Slam tournament of 2014 gets underway tomorrow from Roland Garros.  So, is Rafael Nadal still the overwhelming favorite on his beloved red clay?  I think no…not the overwhelming favorite … Continue reading

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Mr. Federer to serve..not at Madrid Open! (Twin boys for Fed!)

“Mr. Federer to serve” will not be music to our ears at the Madrid Open!  Bummer!  Roger announced yesterday that he was withdrawing from the tournament to spend time with the family as he and Mirka await the birth of … Continue reading

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Welcome back Mike Minor!

Welcome back Mike, Mike Minor that is for the Atlanta Braves.  He makes his first start after surgery this season tonight against the San Francisco Giants, and will go against Lincecum.  Both teams lead their divisions, the Braves by 1.5 … Continue reading

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